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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 40. Existing Stationary Sources
5/10/2021

9VAC5-40-5935. Emission limits and emission standards.

A. The owner of each MSW landfill having a design capacity greater than or equal to 2.5 million megagrams by mass and 2.5 million cubic meters by volume that meets the conditions of 40 CFR 60.33f(a)(1) through (4) shall collect and control MSW landfill emissions in accordance with the provisions of 40 CFR 60.33f(b)(1) through (3), and 40 CFR 60.33f(c)(1) through (4) except as provided in 40 CFR 60.24.

B. The owner of each MSW landfill with a design capacity less than 2.5 million megagrams and 2.5 million cubic meters shall submit an initial design capacity report to the administrator as provided in 40 CFR 60.38f(a).The landfill may calculate design capacity in either megagrams or cubic meters for comparison with the exemption values. Any density conversions shall be documented and submitted with the report. Submittal of the initial design capacity report fulfills the requirements of this article except as provided in 40 CFR 60.33f(d)(1) and (2).

C. The owner of each MSW landfill with a design capacity greater than 2.5 million megagrams and 2.5 million cubic meters shall either install a collection and control system as provided in subsection A of this section or calculate an initial NMOC emission rate for the landfill using the procedures specified in 40 CFR 60.35f(a). The NMOC emission rate shall be recalculated annually, except as provided in 40 CFR 60.38f(c)(3). The owner shall follow the procedures specified in 40 CFR 60.33f(e)(1) through (3).

D. The owner of each MSW landfill may cap, remove, or decommission the collection and control system used to comply with subsection A of this section if the criteria of 40 CFR 60.33f(f)(1) through (4) are met.

E. An active collection system used to comply with subsection A of this section shall meet the specifications for active collection system of 40 CFR 60.40f(a) through (c).

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 Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 10, eff. February 22, 2017.

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