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Compliance Assistance Databases and Tools

Applicability Determination Index (ADI). The Applicability Determination Index (ADI) is a database that contains memoranda issued by EPA on applicability and compliance issues associated with the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (with categories for both NESHAP, Part 61, and MACT, Part 63), and chlorofluorocarbons (CFC). Recently issued determinations are added to the database on a quarterly basis. Try it out by performing a word search for "coating" or other topics in which you are interested.

Clearinghouse for Inventories and Emission Factors. This site, maintained by EPA's Emission Factor & Inventory Group, provides access to the latest information and tools for estimating emissions of air pollutants and performing air emission inventories.

National Small Business Environmental Assistance Program. NSBEAP provides links to useful resources found on various websites.

Government Links

EPA's Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. The OAQPS web site is designed to promote access to OAQPS programs and outputs. A convenient menu leads to regulations, publications, and other useful information.

Industrial Surface Coatings Rule Development. EPA is engaged in the development of air pollution regulations (NESHAPs) for various categories of industrial surface coating operations. This web site provides information on the status of the regulatory process for each industry category.

Industry Links

National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA). A voluntary, nonprofit trade association, NPCA represents some 400 paint and coatings manufacturers, raw materials suppliers and distributors. The NPCA web site provides members with an extensive set of tools to effectively address health, safety and environmental management responsibilities.

SSPC ONLINE. The Society for Protective Coatings (formally the Steel Stuctures Painting Council). Contains everal full text reports, numerous links to coatings-related web sites and other useful resources.

Surface Coatings Association of Australia. This site is developing a useful directory and a raw materials index ( is under construction.

Paint and Coatings Industry On-Line. Website of PCI Magazine.

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