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Regulatory Measures against Air Pollutants Emitted from Factories and Business Sites and the Outline of Regulation - Specific substance emission facilities and designated substance control standard relating to dioxins

Specific substance emission facilities and designated substance control standard relating to dioxins

Designated substance emission facilities (designated by government ordinance)Outline of designated substance restriction standard (set by official notification)
12 Electric furnaces designed for steel manufacturing (excluding facilities designed for cast or forged steel manufacturing) with a transformer that has a rated capacity of at least 1,000 kilovolt ampere. New facility: 0.5 ng-TEQ/m3N
Existing facility: 5 ng-TEQ/m3N
13 Refuse incinerators with a stoker area of 2 square meters or greater, or with an hourly incineration capacity of 200 kilograms or greater. Refuse incinerators with a stoker area of 2 square meters or greater with an hourly incineration capacity of at least 200 kilograms, less than 2,000 kilograms.

New facility: 5 ng-TEQ/m3N
Existing facility: 10 ng-TEQ/m3N
Refuse incinerators with an hourly incineration capacity of at least 2,000 kilograms, but less than 4,000 kilograms.

New facility: 1 ng-TEQ/m3N
Existing facility: 5 ng-TEQ/m3N
Refuse incinerators with an hourly incineration capacity of 4,000 kilograms or greater.

New facility: 0.1 ng-TEQ/m3N
Existing facility: 1 ng-TEQ/m3N
Attached rules: The criteria for existing facilities shall be 80 ng-TEQ/m3N from December 1, 1998 to November 30, 2002

Note) TEQ: Toxicity Equivalency Quantity

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