Additional Resources

Applicability Determination Index. A web-based database that contains memoranda issued by EPA on applicability and compliance issues associated with air pollution regulations (e.g., Maximum Achievable Control Technology).

You can access the CAA regulations through the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations ("e-CFR") provided by the Government Printing Office. CAA Regulations can be found in 40 CFR Parts 50-99.

AP 42 Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission Factors. AP-42, Compilation of Air Pollutant Emissions Factors, has been published since 1972 as the primary compilation of EPA's emissions factor information. It contains emissions factors and process information for more than 200 air pollution source categories. The Fifth Edition of AP-42 was published in January 1995. Since then, EPA has published supplements and updates to the fifteen chapters available in Volume I, Stationary Point and Area Sources. The latest emissions factors are available on the above website. Chapter 12.20 covers Metallurgical Industry-Electroplating

Chromium Plating Emissions Calculator. This calculator, developed by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, is designed to estimate emissions from chromium plating and anodizing operations. Simply enter production information and press "Calculate Emissions."

Estimating Emission from Hard and Decorative Chrome Plating (California Permit Handbook).



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