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26.11.01.00.htm 26.11.01.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 11 AIR QUALITY Chapter 01 General Administrative Provisions Authority: Environment Article, §1-101, 1-404, 2-101―2-103, 2-301―2-303, 10-102, and 10-103, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.11.01.01.htm 26.11.01.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this subtitle, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) Actual Emissions.. a) "Actual emissions" means the average rate, in tons per year, at which a source discharged a pollutant during a 2-year period which precedes the date of a completed application for an NSR source or other specified date, and which is representative of normal source operation. The Department may allow the use of a different time period upon a deter
26.11.01.02.htm 26.11.01.02. 02 Relationship of Provisions in this Subtitle.. Unless otherwise expressly provided in this subtitle, the provisions of this subtitle are cumulative and each provision applies to each applicable source or installation and to each person in control of the source or installation.
26.11.01.03.htm 26.11.01.03. 03 Delineation of Areas.. A. Area I means the western area of the State comprising the counties of Allegany, Garrett, and Washington.B. Area II means the central area of the State composed of Frederick County.. C. Area III means the Baltimore metropolitan area of the State comprising Baltimore City and the counties of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, and Howard.D. Area IV means the Washington metropolitan area of the State comprising the counties of Montgomery
26.11.01.04.htm 26.11.01.04. 04 Testing and Monitoring.. A. Requirements for Testing.. 1) The Department may require any person to conduct or have conducted testing to determine compliance with this subtitle. The Department, at its option, may witness or conduct these tests. This testing will be done at a reasonable time, and all information gathered during a testing operation will be provided to both parties.2) Compliance with this subtitle shall be determined by the test methods designated and described in
26.11.01.05.htm 26.11.01.05. 05 Records and Information.. A. The Department may require a person who owns or operates an installation or source to establish and maintain records sufficient to provide the information necessary to:1) Assist the Department in the development of an implementation plan, air emissions standard, equipment performance standard, or material formulation standard;2) Determine compliance with an air emissions standard, equipment performance standard, material formulation standard, or per
26.11.01.05-1.htm 26.11.01.05-1. 05-1 Emissions Statements.. A. Applicability. This regulation applies to a person who owns or operates any installation, source, or premises that is located in:1) Baltimore City, or in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince George's or Queen Anne's counties, and has total actual emissions of either VOC or NOx from all installations and sources on a premises of 25 tons or more during a2) Allegany, Caroline, Do
26.11.01.06.htm 26.11.01.06. 06 Circumvention.. A person may not install or use any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance, the use of which, without resulting in a reduction in the total weight of emissions, conceals or dilutes an emission which would otherwise constitute a violation of any applicable air pollution control regulation.
26.11.01.07.htm 26.11.01.07. 07 Malfunctions and Other Temporary Increases of Emissions.. A. Definitions.. 1) "Excess emissions" means an emission rate which exceeds any applicable emission standard set forth in this subtitle unless the emission rate is in compliance with an approved plan for compliance, departmental order, consent order, or condition of a permit.2) "Malfunction" means sudden and unavoidable failure of an installation to operate in a normal and usual manner. Failures that are caused entirely or
26.11.01.08.htm 26.11.01.08. 08 Determination of Ground Level Concentrations ― Acceptable Techniques.. A. Definitions.. 1) "Major modification" means any modification as defined in 40 CFR Parts 51 and 52, 1985 edition.. 2) "State Implementation Plan" means the plan required by the Federal Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C §7410, which the State adopts and submits to the United States Environmental Protection Agency showing attainment and maintenance of National Ambient Air Quality Standards.3) "Unacceptable dispersi
26.11.01.09.htm 26.11.01.09. 09 Vapor Pressure of Gasoline.. See Figure 1..
26.11.01.10.htm 26.11.01.10. 10 Continuous Opacity Monitoring Requirements.. A. Applicability and Exceptions.. 1) The provisions of this regulation apply to:. a) Fuel burning equipment burning coal, fuel oil, tars, or waste combustible fluid at any time and that has a rated heat input capacity of 250 million Btu per hour or greater;b) Fuel burning equipment burning coal with a rated heat input capacity of 100 million Btu per hour or greater but less than 250 million Btu per hour and was constructed on or
26.11.01.11.htm 26.11.01.11. 11 Continuous Emission Monitoring Requirements.. A. Applicability and Exemptions.. 1) The provisions of this regulation apply to:. a) Fuel-burning equipment burning coal that has a rated heat input capacity of 100 million Btu per hour or greater;b) Municipal waste combustors with a burning capacity of 35 tons or greater per day;. c) Fluidized bed combustors; and. d) Kraft pulp mills.. 2) An owner or operator that is required to install a CEM under any federal
26.11.01.9999.htm 26.11.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 18, 1980 (7:12 Md. R. 1148). Regulation .01A-1, F-1 adopted effective October 10, 1981 (8:18 Md. R. 1480). Regulation .01H amended effective July 10, 1981 (8:11 Md. R. 974). Regulation .01I amended effective June 8, 1981 (8:9 Md. R. 800) July 2, 1985 (12:11 Md. R. 1049) October 14, 1985 (12:18 Md. R. 1766) August 11, 1986 (13:13 Md. R. 1492) January 5, 1988 (14:24 Md. R. 2555)Regulation .01K amended effective June 8, 1981 (8:
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