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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 40. Existing Stationary Sources
9/23/2020

9VAC5-40-1980. Standard for Particulate Matter.

A. Thermal driers.

1. No owner or other person shall cause or permit to be discharged into the atmosphere from any thermal drier any particulate emissions in excess of the limits in Table 4-15A.

TABLE 4-15A

Process Weight Rate
Tons/Hr

Maximum Allowable Emission Rate
Lb/Hr

100 or less

45

200 or more

105

2. Interpretation of the emission standard in subdivision A 1 of this section shall be in accordance with 9VAC5-40-22.

B. Pneumatic coal-cleaning equipment.

1. No owner or other person shall cause or permit to be discharged into the atmosphere from any pneumatic coal-cleaning equipment any particulate emissions in excess of 0.05 grains per standard cubic foot of exhaust gas. In no event shall the emission rate exceed the appropriate limit in Table 4-15B.

2. Interpretation of the emission standard in subdivision B 1 of this section shall be in accordance with 9VAC5-40-22.

TABLE 4-15B

Process Weight Rate

Maximum Allowable Emission Rate

Lb/Hr

Tons/Hr

Lb/Hr

100

0.05

0.551

200

0.10

0.877

400

0.20

1.40

600

0.30

1.83

800

0.40

2.22

1000

0.50

2.58

1500

0.75

3.38

2000

1.00

4.10

2500

1.25

4.76

3000

1.50

5.38

3500

1.75

5.96

4000

2.00

6.52

5000

2.50

7.58

6000

3.00

8.56

7000

3.50

9.49

8000

4.00

10.4

9000

4.50

11.2

10000

5.00

12.0

12000

6.00

13.6

16000

8.00

16.5

18000

9.00

17.9

20000

10.00

19.2

30000

15.00

25.2

40000

20.00

30.5

50000

25.00

35.4

60000

30.00

40.0

70000

35.00

41.3

80000

40.00

42.5

90000

45.00

43.6

100000

50.00

44.6

120000

60.00

46.3

140000

70.00

47.8

160000

80.00

49.1

200000

100.00

51.3

1000000

500.00

69.0

2000000

1000.00

77.6

6000000

3000.00

92.7

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR120-04-1503, eff. January 1, 1985.

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