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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 464Subpart D → §464.44


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 464—METAL MOLDING AND CASTING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart D—Zinc Casting Subcategory


§464.44   New source performance standards.

Any new source subject to this subpart must achieve the following new source performance standards (NSPS), except that non-continuous dischargers shall not be subject to the maximum day and maximum for monthly average mass (kg/1,000 kkg or lb/million lb of metal poured; kg/62.3 million Sm3 or lb/billion SCF of air scrubbed) effluent standards for copper, lead, zinc, total phenols, oil and grease, and TSS. For non-continuous dischargers, annual average mass standards and maximum day and maximum for monthly average concentration (mg/l) standards shall apply. Concentration standards and annual average mass standards shall only apply to non-continuous dischargers.

(a) Casting Quench Operations.

NSPS

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
   kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured
Copper (T)0.03440.0187
Lead (T)0.02370.0116
Zinc (T)0.03390.0129
Oil and grease1.340.446
TSS0.670.536
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

   Maximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly averageAnnual average1
   (mg/l)2(mg/l)2
Copper (T)0.770.420.0076
Lead (T)0.530.260.0067
Zinc (T)0.760.290.008
Oil and grease30100.223
TSS15120.116
pH(3)(3)(3)

1kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured.

2These concentrations must be multiplied by the ratio of (5.34/x) where x is the actual normalized process wastewater flow (in gallons per 1,000 pounds of metal poured) for a specific plant.

3Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

(b) Die Casting Operations.

NSPS

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
   kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured
Copper (T)0.00660.0036
Lead (T)0.00460.0022
Zinc (T)0.00660.0025
Total phenols0.00740.0026
Oil and grease0.2590.0864
TSS0.130.104
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

   Maximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly averageAnnual average1
   (mg/l)2(mg/l)2
Copper (T)0.770.420.0015
Lead (T)0.530.260.0013
Zinc (T)0.760.290.0016
Total phenols0.860.30.0017
Oil and grease30100.0432
TSS15120.0225
pH(3)(3)(3)

1kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured.

2These concentrations must be multiplied by the ratio of (1.04/x) where x is the actual normalized process wastewater flow (in gallons per 1,000 pounds of metal poured) for a specific plant.

3Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

(c) Melting Furnace Scrubber Operations.

NSPS

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
   kg/62.3 million Sm3 (pounds per billion SCF) of air scrubbed
Copper (T)1.560.852
Lead (T)1.070.527
Zinc (T)1.540.588
Total phenols1.740.608
Oil and grease60.820.3
TSS30.424.3
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

   Maximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly averageAnnual average1
   (mg/l)2(mg/l)2
Copper (T)0.770.420.345
Lead (T)0.530.260.304
Zinc (T)0.760.290.365
Total phenols0.860.30.406
Oil and grease301010.1
TSS15125.27
pH(3)(3)(3)

1kg/62.3 million Sm3 (pounds per billion SCF) of air scrubbed.

2These concentrations must be multiplied by the ratio of (0.243/x) where x is the actual normalized process wastewater flow (in gallons per 1,000 SCF of air scrubbed) for a specific plant.

3Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

(d) Mold Cooling Operations.

NSPS

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
   kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured
Copper (T)0.3040.166
Lead (T)0.2090.103
Zinc (T)0.30.114
Oil and grease11.83.94
TSS5.914.73
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

   Maximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly averageAnnual average1
   (mg/l)2(mg/l)2
Copper (T)0.770.420.067
Lead (T)0.530.260.0591
Zinc (T)0.760.290.071
Oil and grease30101.97
TSS15121.03
pH(3)(3)(3)

1kg/1,000 kkg (pounds per million pounds) of metal poured.

2These concentrations must be multiplied by the ratio of (47.3/x) where x is the actual normalized process wastewater flow (in gallons per 1,000 pounds of metal poured) for a specific plant.

3Within the range of 7.0 to 10.0 at all times.

[50 FR 45247, Oct. 30, 1985; 51 FR 21762, June 16, 1986]

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