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26.11.09.00.htm 26.11.09.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 11 AIR QUALITY Chapter 09 Control of Fuel-Burning Equipment, Stationary Internal Combustion Engines, and Certain Fuel-Burning Installations Authority: Environment Article, §1-101, 1-404, 2-101―2-103, 2-301―2-303, 10-102, and 10-103, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.11.09.01.htm 26.11.09.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Annual combustion analysis" means the measurement of CO and O2 in the flue gas at the normal operating load and calculation of minimum excess air.1-1) Biomass.. a) “Biomass” means solid organic material that can be combusted for use as fuel including the following:i) Wood residue and wood products such as trees, tree stumps, tree limbs, bark, lumber, sawdust, san
26.11.09.02.htm 26.11.09.02. 02 Applicability.. A. Any source which is subject to the provision of this chapter is also subject to the provisions of any other chapter. However, when this chapter establishes an emission standard for a specific installation which differs from the general emission standards in COMAR 26.11.06.01―09, this chapter takes precedence.B. A person who proposes to burn as fuel any used oil or WCF that contains quantifiable levels of PCB (2ppm) may also be subject to federal requiremen
26.11.09.03.htm 26.11.09.03. 03 General Conditions for Fuel-Burning Equipment.. A. When two or more fuel-burning equipment units are connected to a single stack, the combined heat input of all units connected to the stack shall be used to determine the allowable emissions for the stack.B. When a single fuel-burning equipment unit is connected to two or more stacks, the allowable emissions from all the stacks combined may not exceed that allowable for the same unit if connected to a 1) All calculations of pa
26.11.09.04.htm 26.11.09.04. 04 Prohibition of Certain New Fuel-Burning Equipment.. A. Areas I, II, V, and VI. Except as provided in Regulation .11 of this chapter, the following apply in Areas I, II, V, and VI:1) A person may not construct fuel-burning equipment designed for use of residual fuel oil in which any individual furnace has a rated heat input of less than 13 million Btu (13.7 gigajoules) per hour. Residual oil may not be used at any time in any of this fuel-burning equipment having a rated heat
26.11.09.05.htm 26.11.09.05. 05 Visible Emissions.. A. Fuel Burning Equipment.. 1) Areas I, II, V, and VI. In Areas I, II, V, and VI, a person may not cause or permit the discharge of emissions from any fuel burning equipment, other than water in an uncombined form, which is greater than 20 percent opacity.2) Areas III and IV. In Areas III and IV, a person may not cause or permit the discharge of emissions from any fuel burning equipment, other than water in an uncombined form, which is visible to human
26.11.09.06.htm 26.11.09.06. 06 Control of Particulate Matter.. A. Areas I, II, V, and VI. The following apply in Areas I, II, V, and VI:. 1) Fuel Burning Equipment Constructed Before January 17, 1972. A person may not cause or permit particulate matter caused by the combustion of solid fuel or residual oil in the fuel burning equipment erected before January 17, 1972, to be discharged into the atmosphere in excess of the amounts shown in Figure 1 in Regulation .09 of this chapter.2) New Fuel Burning Equip
26.11.09.07.htm 26.11.09.07. 07 Control of Sulfur Oxides From Fuel Burning Equipment.. A. Sulfur Content Limitations for Fuel. A person may not burn, sell, or make available for sale any fuel with a sulfur content by weight in excess of or which otherwise exceeds the following limitations:1) In Areas I, II, V, and VI:. a) The combustion of all solid fuels on a premises where the sum total maximum rated heat input of all fuel burning equipment located on the premises is 100 million Btu (106 g
26.11.09.08.htm 26.11.09.08. 08 Control of NOx Emissions for Major Stationary Sources.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation applies to a person who owns or operates an installation that causes emissions of NOx and is located at premises that have total potential to emit:a) 25 tons or more per year of NOx and is located in Baltimore City, or Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, or Prince George's counties; orb) 100 tons or more per y
26.11.09.09.htm 26.11.09.09. 09 Tables and Diagrams.. Table 1 Emission Standards and Dust Collector Performance Standards for Fuel-Burning Equipment. Equipment Description. Max. Rated Heat Input in million Btu (gigajoules) per hour per furnace. Max. Allowable Emissions of Part. Matter― gr/scfd(mg/dscm). Existing and new equipment burning residual oil. Less than 13 (13.7) 13―50 (13.7―52.8) 50―250 (52.8―265). No Requirement (a) 0.03 (69) 0.020 (46). Existing and modified equipment (b) burning residual oil.
26.11.09.10.htm 26.11.09.10. 10 Requirements to Burn Used Oil and Waste Combustible Fluid as Fuel.. A. General Requirements.. 1) A person who proposes to burn used oil in fuel-burning equipment shall submit the following information to the Department:a) A description of any fuel-burning equipment in which used oil is to be burned, including the unit’s location and rated heat input capacity;b) The type and amount of fuel currently being used in any fuel-burning equipment in which used oil
26.11.09.11.htm 26.11.09.11. 11 Control of Particulate Matter from Small Wood Boilers.. A. Applicability.. 1) Except as provided in this regulation, the requirements of this regulation apply to a person who sells, offers for sale, supplies, distributes, manufactures, installs, operates, or causes to be operated a small wood boiler for use in the State.2) The provisions of this regulation do not apply to a person who sells, offers for sale, installs, supplies, distributes, or manufactures for use a s
26.11.09.12.htm 26.11.09.12. 12 Standards for Biomass Fuel-Burning Equipment Equal to or Greater Than 350,000 Btu/hr.. A. Applicability. The requirements of this regulation apply to a person who owns or operates biomass fuel-burning equipment equal to or greater than 350,000 Btu/hr heat input capacity.B. Federal Requirements. The requirements of 40 CFR 63 Subparts DDDDD and JJJJJJ, as amended, are applicable.C. Requirements for Biomass Fuel-Burning Equipment Greater Than or Equal to 10 MMBtu/hr Heat Input C
26.11.09.9999.htm 26.11.09.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 18, 1980 (7:12 Md. R. 1148). Regulations .04A, B, .06B, and .08B, and Table 1, amended effective June 8, 1981 (8:9 Md. R. 800). Regulations .04, .05A, .06, .07B, .08C, Table 1, and Figure 2 amended effective April 16, 1984 (11:5 Md. R. 463)Regulation .05A amended effective December 3, 1984 (11:22 Md. R. 1899). For the history of this subtitle before June 18, 1980, see the Administrative History of COMAR 26.11.01
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