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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 40. Existing Stationary Sources
9/25/2020

9VAC5-40-8060. Standard for Visible Emissions.

A. The provisions of Article 1 (9VAC5-40-60 et seq.) of 9VAC5 Chapter 40 (Emission Standards for Visible Emissions and Fugitive Dust/Emissions, Rule 4-1) apply except that the provisions in subsections B and C of this section apply instead of 9VAC5-40-80.

B. No owner or other person shall cause or permit to be discharged into the atmosphere from any affected facility any gases that exhibit greater than 10% opacity (6-minute average).

C. The owner of an air curtain incinerator with the capacity to combust greater than 250 tons per day of municipal solid waste and that combusts a fuel feed stream composed of 100% yard waste and no other municipal solid waste materials shall at no time cause to be discharged into the atmosphere from that incinerator any gases that exhibit greater than 10% opacity (6-minute average), except that an opacity level of up to 35% (6-minute average) is permitted during startup periods during the first 30 minutes of operation of the unit.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 15, Issue 21, eff. August 4, 1999.

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