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Monday, 10 January 2011 17:10

EPA Compliance Deadline is Jan 10, 2011

As of today, Monday, January 10th 2011, every collision repair facility in the United States is required to be in compliance with the EPA NESHAP 6H rule which was issued in 2009. The required reporting/recordkeeping in the rule is as follows:

- Initial Notification (informs EPA that the facility is subject to the standards and when the source will be in compliance.)

  • For new sources: July 7, 2008 or 180 days after startup
  • For existing sources: January 11, 2010


- Notification of Compliance (certifies that the source is in compliance with the applicable requirements)

  • For new sources: As part of the initial Notification
  • For existing sources: March 11, 2011


*** THE DEADLINE FOR FULL COMPLIANCE IS TODAY, JAN. 10, 2011 EVEN THOUGH COMPLIANCE STATUS NOTIFICATION IS NOT DUE UNTIL MARCH 11, 2011***

Copies of the rule and other materials can be found here.

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