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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 190. Variance for Merck Stonewall Plant
1/22/2021

9VAC5-190-60. Certain emissions standards, permitting, and other requirements.

A. This section applies in lieu of regulatory requirements for all pollutants except: lead, particulate matter regulated as PM2.5, or any criteria pollutant which is listed in the definition of "significant" in 9VAC5-80-1710 C by an amendment adopted after November 15, 1997.

B. For the pollutants cited in subsection A of this section, compliance with this chapter and the PSD permit shall constitute compliance with the following provisions of the SAPCB regulations:

1. Pertaining to standards of performance for new stationary sources:

a. For the natural gas-fired boilers installed in accordance with Section 2.1 of the PSD permit, compliance with that permit shall constitute compliance with all requirements of 9VAC5 Chapter 50, Part II, Article 5 (9VAC5-50-400 et seq.).

b. For any new and existing bulk volatile organic liquid storage vessels (including petroleum liquid storage vessels) that would otherwise only be subject to notification, recordkeeping and reporting requirements, compliance with the PSD permit shall constitute compliance with 9VAC5 Chapter 50, Part II, Article 5 (9VAC5-50-400 et seq.).

2. Pertaining to control programs:

9VAC5-20-170, except for visible emissions and odor.

3. Pertaining to facility and control equipment maintenance or malfunction, except for visible emissions and odor:

9VAC5-20-180.

9VAC5-50-20.

4. Pertaining to compliance, monitoring, and performance testing:

9VAC5-40-30, all except 9VAC5-40-30 B.

9VAC5-50-30, all except 9VAC5-50-30 B.

C. Should any regulation of the board become applicable to the Stonewall Plant after November 15, 1997, that establishes requirements for any of the criteria pollutants listed in 9VAC5-190-30, Merck may choose to comply directly with the requirements of these new regulations or to make commensurate reductions in applicable emission caps in accordance with Section 1.2.2 of the PSD permit.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1307 and 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 14, Issue 02, eff. November 15, 1997.

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