Best Available Control Technology (BACT)

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Term Best Available Control Technology
Description For any specific source, the currently available technology producing the greatest reduction of air pollutant emissions,taking into account energy, environmental, economic, and other costs.
Definition Best Available Control Technology (BACT)

For any specific source, the currently available technology producing the greatest reduction of air pollutant emissions,taking into account energy, environmental, economic, and other costs. The most stringent technology available for controlling emissions; major sources are required to use BACT, unless it can be demonstrated that it is not feasible for energy, environmental, or economic reasons.

References http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/bterms.html
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