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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 40. Existing Stationary Sources
9/29/2020

9VAC5-40-8120. Operating Practices.

A. No owner of an affected facility shall cause such facility to operate at a load level greater than 110% of the maximum demonstrated municipal waste combustor unit load, except as specified in subdivisions 1 and 2 of this subsection. The averaging time is specified under 9VAC5-40-8150 C.

1. During the annual dioxin/furan emission test and the two weeks preceding the annual dioxin/furan emission test, no municipal waste combustor unit load limit is applicable.

2. The municipal waste combustor unit load limit may be waived in accordance with permission granted by the board for the purpose of evaluating system performance, testing new technology or control technologies, diagnostic testing, or related activities for the purpose of improving facility performance or advancing the state-of-the-art for controlling facility emissions.

B. No owner of an affected facility shall cause such facility to operate at a temperature, measured at the particulate matter control device inlet, exceeding 17 degrees Centigrade above the maximum demonstrated particulate matter control device temperature as defined in 9VAC5-40-7960, except as specified in subdivisions 1 and 2 of this subsection. The averaging time is specified under 9VAC5-40-8150 C. The requirements specified in this subsection apply to each particulate matter control device utilized at the affected facility.

1. During the annual dioxin/furan emission test and the two weeks preceding the annual dioxin/furan emission test, no particulate matter control device temperature limitations are applicable.

2. The particulate matter control device temperature limits may be waived in accordance with permission granted by the board for the purpose of evaluating system performance, testing new technology or control technologies, diagnostic testing, or related activities for the purpose of improving facility performance or advancing the state-of-the-art for controlling facility emissions.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 15, Issue 21, eff. August 4, 1999; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 2003.

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