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

9VAC5-40-7390. Standard for volatile organic compounds (one-hour ozone standard).

A. No owner or other person shall cause or permit to be discharged from any affected facility any volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emissions in excess of that resultant from using RACT.

B. The provisions of this section apply to all facilities that (i) are within a stationary source in the emissions control areas specified in Table 4-51A and (ii) are within a stationary source that has a theoretical potential to emit at the applicable source thresholds specified Table 4-51A.

TABLE 4-51A.
Notification and Compliance Dates for Facilities Located in VOC Emissions Control Areas.

Emissions Control Area

Source Threshold

Notification Date

Compliance Date


≥ 100 tpy

October 1, 1991

May 31, 1995

Northern Virginia

≥ 100 tpy

October 1, 1991

May 31, 1995

Northern Virginia

≥ 50 tpy and < 100 tpy

April 1, 1993

May 31, 1995

Northern Virginia

≥ 25 tpy and < 50 tpy

July 1, 1996

May 31, 1996

C. For facilities subject to the provisions of this section, the owners shall, by the notification dates specified in Table 4-51A, (i) notify the board of their applicability status, (ii) commit to making a determination as to what constitutes RACT for the facilities and (iii) provide a schedule acceptable to the board for making this determination and for achieving compliance with the emission standard as expeditiously as possible but no later than the compliance dates specified in Table 4-51A.

D. For the purposes of this section only, the Richmond Emissions Control Area shall not include Prince George County and Petersburg City.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 5, eff. December 15, 2006.

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