Even for regulators who read rules constantly, the Federal NESHAP rules for Dry Cleaners using perchloroethylene (PERC) are difficult to read and apply. The Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection has consolidated the applicable rules into a set of conditions for owners and operators of Dry Cleaners using PERC in Forsyth County. View the Summary of NESHAP Conditions.
These conditions were created in a manner similar to what would be seen in a permit and were carefully done to help insure that they were comprehensive for facilities in Forsyth County. However, should these conditions be incomplete or inaccurate, Dry Cleaning facility operators are still liable for compliance with the Federal Regulations and subject to enforcement action by EAP. Should you have any questions about the rules, Click here to read the Federal NESHAP rules in their entirety. You may also call your EAP agent at 703-2440 for clarification of any of the conditions or rules concerning NESHAP.