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

9VAC5-40-240. Applicability and designation of affected facility.

Article 4
Emission Standards for General Process Operations (Rule 4-4)

A. Except as provided in subsections C and D of this section, the affected facility to which the provisions of this article apply is each process operation, each process gas stream and each combustion installation.

B. The provisions of this article apply throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

C. Exempted from the provisions of this article are the following:

1. Process operations with a process weight rate capacity less than 100 pounds per hour.

2. Any combustion unit using solid fuel with a maximum heat input of less than 350,000 Btu per hour.

3. Any combustion unit using liquid fuel with a maximum heat input of less than 1,000,000 Btu per hour.

4. Any combustion unit using gaseous fuel with a maximum heat input of less than 10,000,000 Btu per hour.

D. The provisions of this article do not apply to a particular pollutant from an affected facility if the affected facility is subject to other emission standards in this chapter covering the same pollutant.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia, §§ 110 and 182 of the Clean Air Act, and 40 CFR Part 51.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR120-04-0401, eff. January 1, 1985; amended, Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 11, eff. April 1, 1996; Volume 18, Issue 4, eff. January 1, 2002; Volume 20, Issue 12, eff. March 24, 2004.

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