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26.11.06.00.htm 26.11.06.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 11 AIR QUALITY Chapter 06 General Emission Standards, Prohibitions, and Restrictions Authority: Environment Article, §1-101, 1-404, 2-101―2-103, 2-301―2-303, 10-102, and 10-103, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.11.06.01.htm 26.11.06.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Installation" for the purpose of Regulation .06 of this chapter, means an installation as defined in COMAR 26.11.01.01 that can operate independently and that causes VOC emissions to the atmosphere. If equipment at a premises does not operate independently but operates as part of a process line, the process line is considered to be the installation.2) "Process line" means a
26.11.06.02.htm 26.11.06.02. 02 Visible Emissions.. A. General Exceptions.. 1) The visible emission standards set forth in §C of this regulation, do not apply to emissions from the installations or sources listed below:a) The burning of wood in fireplaces;. b) Open fires (except salamanders) permitted under provisions of COMAR 26.11.07.03, .04, and .05;. c) Fugitive emissions from iron and steel production installations in compliance with COMAR 26.11.10.03B;d) Fugitive emissions from metallurgical, slot-typ
26.11.06.03.htm 26.11.06.03. 03 Particulate Matter.. A. Calculations. All calculations of particulate matter emissions shall be made in terms of grains per standard cubic foot (milligrams per standard cubic meter) of dry exhaust gas (gr/SCFD) (mg/dscm)B. Particulate Matter from Confined Sources.. 1) Areas I, II, V and VI.. a) Installations Constructed On or After January 17, 1972. A person may not cause or permit particulate matter to be discharged from any installation constructed on or after J
26.11.06.04.htm 26.11.06.04. 04 Carbon Monoxide in Areas III and IV.. A. Applicability and Exceptions.. 1) This regulation is applicable only in Areas III and IV.. 2) This regulation applies to any person who owns or operates any installation that discharges carbon monoxide gas at a rate exceeding 500 pounds (227 kilograms) per day and at a concentration exceeding 12 percent by volume.3) This regulation does not apply to any person who owns or operates:. a) Coking process equipment used directly in the m
26.11.06.05.htm 26.11.06.05. 05 Sulfur Compounds from Other than Fuel-Burning Equipment.. A. General Conditions. All calculations of emissions governed by this regulation shall be adjusted to standard conditions and 7 percent oxygen. "PPM" means parts per million by volume.B. Areas I, II, V and VI.. 1) A person may not cause or permit the discharge into the atmosphere from installations other than fuel-burning equipment of gases containing more than 500 ppm of sulfur dioxide. Installations constr
26.11.06.06.htm 26.11.06.06. 06 Volatile Organic Compounds.. A. Applicability.. 1) The provisions of this regulation do not apply to the following:. a) Tar heaters;. b) Coke ovens;. c) Operations subject to the provisions of COMAR 26.11.08, 26.11.09, 26.11.11, 26.11.13, and 26.11.19.02G;d) Installations or sources that are subject to COMAR 26.11.19, beginning with Regulation .03; and. e) Installations subject to an emissions limitation which specifies the lowest achievable emission rate for VOC under COMAR 2
26.11.06.07.htm 26.11.06.07. 07 Control of Sources of Fluoride Emissions.. A. Definitions.. 1) "Anode bake plant" means a facility which produces carbon anodes for use in a primary aluminum production plant.2) "Potline" means a building or buildings which contain potrooms with electrolytic cells electrically in series.3) "Potroom" means a group of electrolytic cells in which aluminum is produced.. 4) "Primary aluminum production plant" means a facility manufacturing aluminum by electrolytic reduction.
26.11.06.08.htm 26.11.06.08. 08 Nuisance.. An installation or premises may not be operated or maintained in such a manner that a nuisance or air pollution is created. Nothing in this regulation relating to the control of emissions may in any manner be construed as authorizing or permitting the creation of, or maintenance of, nuisance or air pollution.
26.11.06.09.htm 26.11.06.09. 09 Odors.. A person may not cause or permit the discharge into the atmosphere of gases, vapors, or odors beyond the property line in such a manner that a nuisance or air pollution is created.
26.11.06.10.htm 26.11.06.10. 10 Refuse Burning Prohibited in Certain Installations.. A person may not burn refuse in any plant, installation, or equipment not specifically designed, constructed, or modified for that purpose.
26.11.06.11.htm 26.11.06.11. 11 Repealed..
26.11.06.12.htm 26.11.06.12. 12 Control of NSPS Sources.. A person may not construct, modify, or operate, or cause to be constructed, modified, or operated, a New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) source as defined in COMAR 26.11.01.01B(23) which results or will result in violation of the provisions of 40 CFR 60, as amended.
26.11.06.13.htm 26.11.06.13. 13 Repealed..
26.11.06.14.htm 26.11.06.14. 14 Control of PSD Sources.. A. Definition.. 1) In the following provisions, "Administrator" has the meaning set forth in §A(2) of this regulation:a) 40 CFR §52.21(b)3)iii)a) (17) (37)i) and (iii) (43) (48)ii) (50)i) (51). b) 40 CFR §52.21(g)1)2)4)5)and (6). c) 40 CFR §52.21(i)1)x). d) 40 CFR §52.21(l)2). e) 40 CFR §52.21(o)3). f) 40 CFR §52.21(p)1) and (2). g) 40 CFR §52.21(s). h) 40 CFR §52.21(t) and. i) 40 CFR §52.21(u)1)3) and (4). 2) Term Defined. "Adminis
26.11.06.15.htm 26.11.06.15. 15 Nitrogen Oxides from Nitric Acid Plants.. A person may not cause or permit the discharge into the atmosphere from any nitric acid plant, nitrogen oxides in excess of 3 pounds per ton (1.50 kilograms per 1000 kilograms) of acid (100 percent basis) produced.
26.11.06.16.htm 26.11.06.16. 16 Tables.. Table 1 Maximum Allowable Weight of Particulate Matter Discharged Per Hour. Process Wt/hr lbs). Maximum Weight Disch/hr lbs). Maximum Weight Disch/hr (lbs). 50 or less. 0.24. 1900. 4.03. 4700. 6.45. 100. 0.46. 2000. 4.14. 4800. 6.52. 150. 0.66. 2100. 4.24. 4900. 6.60. 0.85. 2200. 4.34. 5000. 6.67. 250. 1.03. 2300. 4.44. 5500. 7.03. 300. 1.20. 2400. 4.55. 6000. 7.37. 350. 1.35. 2500. 4.64. 6500. 7.71. 400. 1.50. 2600. 4.74. 7000. 8.05. 450. 1.63. Relates to Regulation .03
26.11.06.9999.htm 26.11.06.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 18, 1980 (7:12 Md. R. 1148). Regulation .01 amended effective August 16, 1983 (10:14 Md. R. 1262). Regulation .01B, D amended effective June 8, 1981 (8:9 Md. R. 800). Regulation .02 amended effective December 3, 1984 (11:22 Md. R. 1899). Regulation .02C amended effective January 5, 1988 (14:24 Md. R. 2555). Regulations .02D amended effective October 10, 1981 (8:18 Md. R. 1480) February 10, 1984 (10:26 Md. Regulation .03B amended e
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