Guideline A-7: Air Pollution Control, Design and Operation
Guidelines for Municipal Waste Thermal Treatment Facilities, has
been revised and renamed as "Air Pollution Control,
Design and Operation Guidelines for Municipal Waste Thermal
Treatment Facilities". Guideline A-7 was updated to revise
references to legislation and other documents that have changed
since the Guideline was last revised and provide specific updates
For thermal treatment facilities (except cement and lime kilns
burning municipal waste):
more stringent emission limits for cadmium, lead, nitrogen
oxides, organic matter and particulate matter to reflect
requirements in other jurisdictions as well as capability of
new emission limits for opacity and carbon monoxide are
allow special considerations for experimental units;
allow special considerations for small units in remote
locations in northern Ontario; and,
provide more guidance on continuous or long-term monitoring
requirements as well as handling of data obtained from these
For cement and lime kilns burning municipal waste as an
new emission limit for particulate;
more stringent limits for cadmium and lead to be considered
when setting site specific limits that take into consideration
existing emissions using existing fossil fuels and existing raw
additional guidance for the determination of site specific
emission limits for cement kilns using municipal waste as an
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