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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 45. Consumer and Commercial Products
9/23/2020

9VAC5-45-780. Standard for Volatile Organic Compounds.

A. No owner or other person shall cause or permit the manufacture, mixing, storage, use, or application of liquefied asphalt for paving operations unless such asphalt is of the emulsified asphalt type.

B. Regardless of the provisions of subsection A of this section, the manufacture, mixing, storage, use, or application of cutback asphalt is permitted under any of the following circumstances:

1. When stockpile storage greater than one month is necessary;

2. When use or application during the months of November through March is necessary;

3. When use or application as a penetrating prime coat or tack coat is necessary; or

4. When the user can demonstrate that there are no volatile organic compound emissions from the asphalt under conditions of normal use.

C. The provisions of subsection A of this section do not preclude the manufacture, mixing, storage, use, or application of heated asphalt cement as a component in asphaltic concrete mixing or for priming in surface treatment.

D. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection A of this section, the manufacture, mixing, storage, use, or application of emulsified asphalt containing volatile organic compounds is permitted provided the annual average of volatile organic compound content for all emulsified asphalts used does not exceed 6.0% of volatile organic compounds by volume.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 26, Issue 12, eff. March 17, 2010.

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