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26.11.14.00.htm 26.11.14.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 11 AIR QUALITY Chapter 14 Control of Emissions from Kraft Pulp Mills Authority: Environment Article, §1-101, 1-404, 2-101―2-103, 2-301―2-303, 10-102, and 10-103, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.11.14.01.htm 26.11.14.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Brown stock washer" means an installation that removes spent cooking liquor from raw pulp to maximize chemical recovery and minimize carry over of cooking liquor into the bleaching plant.2) "Black liquor" means a combination of spent "cooking liquor" (water solution of sodium sulfate and sodium hydroxide) and pulp wash water containing dissolved wood compounds
26.11.14.02.htm 26.11.14.02. 02 Applicability.. A. The requirements of this chapter apply to a person who owns or operates a kraft pulp mill.. B. Any source which is subject to the provisions of this chapter is also subject to the provisions of any other chapter. However, when this chapter establishes an emissions standard for a specific installation which differs from the general emission standards in COMAR 26.11.06.01-09, this chapter takes precedence.
26.11.14.03.htm 26.11.14.03. 03 Control of Total Reduced Sulfur Emissions.. A person may not cause or permit the discharge of TRS from a kraft pulp mill in excess of 0.6 pound/ton of ODP. This requirement includes the combined emissions from recovery boilers, digesters, evaporators, and smelt tanks.
26.11.14.04.htm 26.11.14.04. 04 Determination of Compliance for TRS Emission.. A. General. A person who owns or operates a kraft pulp mill is in compliance with the emission standard in Regulation .03 of this chapter if the requirements in §B of this regulation are met.B. Equipment Requirements.. 1) The TRS emissions from the digesters and evaporators are burned in the recovery boilers, power boilers, or a separate incinerator;2) The recovery boilers have a 12-hour average TRS emission of not more tha
26.11.14.05.htm 26.11.14.05. 05 Monitoring and Reporting Requirements for Total Reduced Sulfur.. A. TRS emissions from kraft pulp mill recovery boilers shall be monitored continuously, using Method 16B of the Department's Technical Memorandum 91-01, "Test Methods and Equipment Specifications for Stationary Sources" (January 1991) which is incorporated by reference in COMAR 26.11.01.04C.B. TRS emissions from smelt tanks will be sampled once a month using grab samples collected and analyzed using Method 16B of
26.11.14.06.htm 26.11.14.06. 06 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds.. A. Applicability. This regulation applies to a person who owns or operates an installation that has actual VOC emissions of 20 pounds or more per day that is located at a kraft pulp mill that has a potential to emit total plantwide VOC emissions of 25 tons or more per year.B. Control of VOC Emissions from Specific Installations.. 1) Condensate steam strippers. Off gases from condensate steam strippers shall be collected and combusted.
26.11.14.07.htm 26.11.14.07. 07 Control of NOx Emissions from Fuel Burning Equipment.. A. Applicability and NOx Emission Standards.. 1) This regulation applies to any fuel burning equipment with a maximum design heat input capacity of greater than 250 million Btu per hour located at any Kraft pulp mill.2) The total combined NOx emissions of all fuel burning equipment at the Luke Kraft pulp mill to which this regulation applies may not exceed the following:a) Except as provided in §B(1) of this regulation,
26.11.14.9999.htm 26.11.14.9999. Administrative History Effective date: June 8, 1981 (8:9 Md. R. 800). Chapter recodified from COMAR 10.18.14 to COMAR 26.11.14. Regulation .05A and B amended effective August 19, 1991 (18:16 Md. R. 1813) February 17, 1992 (19:3 Md. R. 306)Regulation .01 amended effective January 8, 2001 (27:26 Md. R. 2359) October 15, 2001 (28:20 Md. R. 1783)Regulation .02 amended effective January 8, 2001 (27:26 Md. R. 2359). Regulation .03 amended effective January 8, 2001 (27:26 Md. R. 2359).
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