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

9VAC5-40-4760. Applicability and designation of affected facility.

Article 34
Emission Standards for Miscellaneous Metal Parts and Products Coating Application Systems (Rule 4-34)

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 miscellaneous metal parts and products coating application system.

B. The provisions of this article apply only to sources of volatile organic compounds in volatile organic compound emissions control areas designated in 9VAC5-20-206. On and after February 1, 2017, this article does not apply to sources in the Northern Virginia Volatile Organic Compound Emissions Control Area designated in 9VAC5-20-206. These sources are subject to Article 59 (9VAC5-40-8810 et seq.) of this part.

C. Exempted from the provisions of this article are coating plants whose emissions of volatile organic compounds are not more than 2.7 tons per year, 15 pounds per day and three pounds per hour, based on the actual emission rate. All volatile organic compound emissions from purging or washing solvents shall be considered in applying the exemption levels specified in this subsection.

D. The provisions of this article do not apply to the following:

1. Coating application systems used exclusively for determination of product quality and commercial acceptance provided:

a. The operation is not an integral part of the production process;

b. The emissions from all product quality coating application systems do not exceed 400 pounds in any 30 day period; and

c. The exemption is approved by the board.

2. Vehicle refinishing operations.

3. Vehicle customized coating operations, if production is less than 20 vehicles per day.

4. Fully assembled aircraft and marine vessel exterior coating operations.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia; §§ 110, 111, 123, 129, 171, 172, and 182 of the federal Clean Air Act; 40 CFR Parts 51 and 60.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR120-04-3401, eff. July 1, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 7, eff. February 1, 2016.

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