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

9VAC5-40-2420. Standard for sulfur oxides.

No owner or other person shall cause or permit to be discharged into the atmosphere from any primary metal operation any sulfur oxide emissions in excess of the following limits:

Copper Smelters: Y = 0.2X

Zinc Smelters: Y = 0.564X0.85

Lead Smelters: Y = 0.98X0.77


X = total sulfur fed to the smelter in lb/hr.

Y = allowable sulfur oxide emissions in lb/hr.

Note: This provision in effect requires removal of about 90% of the input-sulfur to the smelter.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR120-04-1804, eff. January 1, 1985.

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