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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 145. Regulations for Control of Greenhouse Gases
8/15/2022

9VAC5-145-130. Special provisions applicable to extruded polystyrene boardstock and billet manufacturers.

A. Extruded polystyrene boardstock and billet manufacturers located in the Commonwealth of Virginia that manufacture on and after January 1, 2022, in accordance with 9VAC5-145-100 D using hydrofluorocarbons prohibited in Appendix U and Appendix V of Subpart G of 40 CFR Part 82, as those read on January 3, 2017, shall comply with the following requirements:

1. Submit a compliance date feasibility study to the department no later than January 1, 2022, that contains a compliance schedule for meeting the prohibition on the use of hydrofluorocarbons prohibited in Appendix U and Appendix V of Subpart G of 40 CFR Part 82, as those read on January 3, 2017, in the manufacturing process for extruded polystyrene boardstock and billet.

2. The compliance date feasibility study shall be prepared in a manner acceptable to the department.

3. The compliance date feasibility study may contain a mitigation action plan for reducing HFC emissions in the Commonwealth of Virginia from January 1, 2022, until the prohibition compliance date recommended in the compliance date feasibility study required in subdivision 1 of this subsection. The mitigation action plan may detail and describe HFC mitigation efforts whether planned or implemented at the manufacturing facility, including dates of completion for any planned efforts.

B. Notwithstanding the requirements of subsection A of this section, extruded polystyrene boardstock and billet manufacturers located in the Commonwealth of Virginia shall be prohibited from using hydrofluorocarbons prohibited in Appendix U and Appendix V of Subpart G of 40 CFR Part 82, as those read on January 3, 2017, in the manufacturing process for extruded polystyrene boardstock and billet on and after January 1, 2036.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 20, eff. June 1, 2021.

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