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26.11.19.00.htm 26.11.19.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 11 AIR QUALITY Chapter 19 Volatile Organic Compounds from Specific Processes Authority: Environment Article, §1-101, 1-404, 2-101―2-103, 2-301―2-303, 10-102, and 10-103, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.11.19.01.htm 26.11.19.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Adhesive" means an organic, inorganic, natural, or synthetic substance that is used primarily for laminating, attaching, or bonding two or more components.1-1) "Annual" when used in the context of emissions, production, throughput, or total weight or volume, means a "calendar year" unless otherwise specified.2) "Coating" means a liquid, liquefiable, or masti
26.11.19.02.htm 26.11.19.02. 02 Applicability, Determining Compliance, Reporting, and General Requirements.. A. Applicability.. 1) Any installation or source subject to the provisions of this chapter is also subject to all applicable provisions of all other chapters in this subtitle. However, when this chapter establishes an emission standard for a specific installation which differs from the general emission standard in COMAR 26.11.06.01―09, this chapter takes precedence.
26.11.19.03.htm 26.11.19.03. 03 Automotive and Light-Duty Truck Coating.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Automobile" means a passenger car or passenger car derivative capable of seating 12 or fewer passengers.2) Automobile and Light-Duty Truck Coating.. a) "Automobile and light-duty truck coating" means an operation that deposits a coating on vehicle parts for eventual inclusion into a finished product ready for sale to vehicb) "Automobile and light-
26.11.19.04.htm 26.11.19.04. 04 Can Coating.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Can coating" means all operations that deposit a coating on metal intended to be made into two-piece cans or three-piece cans with cemented, soldered, or welded side seams.2) "End seal compound coating" means a coating applied onto can ends which functions as a gasket when assembled on the can.3) "Exterior base coat" means a coating applied to the exterior of a can to
26.11.19.05.htm 26.11.19.05. 05 Coil Coating.. A. Definition. "Coil coating" means the coating of any flat metal sheet or strip supplied as rolls or coils.B. Emission Standards. A person may not cause or permit the discharge into the atmosphere of any VOC from coil coating in excess of 2.6 pounds per gallon of coating applied (minus water) (0.31 kilogram/liter of coating applied (minus water)
26.11.19.06.htm 26.11.19.06. 06 Large Appliance Coating.. A. Definition.. 1) In this regulation, the following term has the meaning indicated.. 2) Large Appliance Coating.. a) "Large appliance coating" means the coating of doors, cases, lids, panels, or other interior or exterior parts or accessories of residential and commercial washers, dryers, cooking equipment (including ranges, ovens, and microwave ovens) refrigerators, freezers, water heaters, dishwashers, trash compactors, air condition
26.11.19.07.htm 26.11.19.07. 07 Paper, Fabric, Film, and Foil Coating.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Coating line" means any number or combination of adhesive, release, or pre-coat coating applicators, flash-off areas, and ovens that:a) Coat a continuous web;. b) Are located between one or more web unwind or feed stations and one or more rewind or cutting stations; andc) Are used to apply a paper, film, or foil products coating as a continuou
26.11.19.07-1.htm 26.11.19.07-1. 07-1 Control of VOC Emissions from Solid Resin Decorative Surface Manufacturing.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Particle plant operation" means a SRDS operation where cured resin sheets are pulverized into particles to be used in the manufacture of decorative surfaces.2) "Related operations" means a VOC emitting installation located at a solid resin decorative surface manufacturing facility other than a particle pla
26.11.19.07-2.htm 26.11.19.07-2. 07-2 Plastic Parts and Business Machines Coating.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) “Business machine” means a device that uses electronic or mechanical methods to process information, perform calculations, print or copy information, or convert sound into electrical impulses for transmission, such as:a) Products classified as typewriters under SIC Code 3572;.
26.11.19.08.htm 26.11.19.08. 08 Metal Parts and Products Coating.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Adhesion promoter" means a thin coating applied to a substrate to:. a) Promote wetting; and. b) Form a chemical bond with the subsequently applied material.. 2) “Air-dried coating” means a coating that is cured at a temperature below 90°C (194°F). 3) “Baked coating” means a coating that is cured at a temperature at or above 90°C (194°F).
26.11.19.09.htm 26.11.19.09. 09 Control of VOC Emissions from Cold and Vapor Degreasing.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) Cold Degreasing.. a) "Cold degreasing" means, except as provided in §B(1)c) of this regulation, the use of degreasing material at ambient temperature or any temperatures below the boiling point of the degreasing material to remove grease from metal.b) "Cold degreasing" includes the use of degreasin
26.11.19.09-1.htm 26.11.19.09-1. 09-1 Control of VOC Emissions from Industrial Solvent Cleaning Operations Other Than Cold and Vapor Degreasing.A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) Electrical and Electronic Components.. a) "Electrical and electronic components" means components and assemblies of components, wires, windings, stators, rotors, magnets, contacts, relays, printed circuit boards, printed wire assemblies, wiring boards, integrated
26.11.19.10.htm 26.11.19.10. 10 Flexographic and Rotogravure Printing.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Flexography" means to use an elastomeric cylinder or an elastomeric surface of revolution with raised areas to transfer ink as a method of printing.2) "Packaging rotogravure" means to use a cylinder or other surface of revolution with contoured recesses on the surface to transfer ink as a method of printing on a substrate that subsequent operatio
26.11.19.10-1.htm 26.11.19.10-1. 10-1 Flexible Packaging Printing.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) Flexible Packaging.. a) "Flexible packaging" means any package or part of a package the shape of which can be readily changed, including but not limited to:i) Bags, pouches, liners, and wraps utilizing paper, plastic, film, aluminum foil, metalized or coated paper or film, or any combination of these materials; andii) Shrink-wrap labels or
26.11.19.11.htm 26.11.19.11. 11 Lithographic and Letterpress Printing.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Alcohol" means an organic compound in which a hydroxyl group is bound to a carbon atom of an alkyl or substituted alkyl group and having the general formula CnH(2n+1)OH.2) "Alcohol substitute" means a material used in a fountain solution in place of alcohol.. 3) "Cleaning solution" means a mixture of water, chemicals, and/or additive
26.11.19.12.htm 26.11.19.12. 12 Dry Cleaning Installations.. A. Definitions.. 1) "Dry cleaning installation" means an installation engaged in the cleaning of fabrics by means of one or more washes in VOC, extraction of excess VOC by spinning, and drying by tumbling in an airstream. The installation includes all washers, dryers, filter and purification systems, waste disposal systems, holding tanks, pumps, and attendant plumbing located at a single premises.2) "Petroleum solvent" means organic material prod
26.11.19.13.htm 26.11.19.13. 13 Drum and Pail Coating.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) “Drum” means any cylindrical metal container with a capacity of greater than 12 gallons and up to 110 gallons (45 to 416 liters)2) “Pail” means any cylindrical metal container of 5 to 12 gallons (19 to 45 liters) capacity and constructed of 29 gauge or heavier material.3) “Reconditioned Drums or Pails” means any metal drum or pail which is reused, recycled or remanufa
26.11.19.13-1.htm 26.11.19.13-1. 13-1 Aerospace Coating Operations.. A. Applicability and Exemptions.. 1) This regulation applies to an aerospace coating operation at a premises where the total actual VOC emissions from all aerospace coating operations is 20 pounds or more per day.2) The standards in §C(2) of this regulation do not apply to tooling and touch up and repair operations.3) A person subject to the standards in §C(2) of this regulation may comply with those standards by using an air pollution co
26.11.19.13-2.htm 26.11.19.13-2. 13-2 Brake Shoe Coating Operations.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Brake caliper rust preventive coating (brake caliper coating) means a brake shoe coating that is applied to the unpainted cast iron brake caliper to provide rust resistance.2) "Brake shoe coating operation" means a process in which coating is applied to a portion of a brake shoe to provide bonding between the metal and th
26.11.19.13-3.htm 26.11.19.13-3. 13-3 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Structural Steel-Coating Operations.. A. Definitions.. 1) In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. 2) Terms Defined.. a) "Controlled air spray system" means a method of spraying a coating that has an enhanced transfer efficiency such as a high-volume, low-pressure (HVLP) or low-volume, low-pressure (LVLP) spray system that utilizes an air pressure between 0.1 and 10.0 psig in the spray gun.
26.11.19.14.htm 26.11.19.14. 14 Manufacture of Synthesized Pharmaceutical Products.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Production equipment exhaust system" means a device for collecting and directing out of the work area VOC fugitive emissions from reactor openings, centrifuge openings, and other vessel openings for the purpose of protecting workers from excessive VOC exposure.2) "Synthesized pharmaceutical manufacturing" means manufacture of pharmace
26.11.19.15.htm 26.11.19.15. 15 Paint, Resin, and Adhesive Manufacturing and Adhesive Application.. A. Definitions.. 1) "Adhesive application" means the application of adhesives to a product and the assembly and curing of that product.2) "Honeycomb core installation" means an operation that applies an adhesive to a metal foil or other substrate which is stacked, cured, and either expanded or corrugated to create a cellular matrix structure used in aircraft construction and related industries.
26.11.19.16.htm 26.11.19.16. 16 Control of VOC Equipment Leaks.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Component" means equipment which has the potential to leak VOC, including process equipment, storage tanks, pumps, compressors, valves, flanges and other pipeline fittings, pressure relief valves, process drains, and open-ended pipes.2) "Leak" means an unintended liquid or vapor release of VOC from a component into the ambient air oB. Applicability. A perso
26.11.19.17.htm 26.11.19.17. 17 Control of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions from Yeast Manufacturing.. A. Definitions.. 1) "Fermentation batch" means a fermentation cycle that normally ranges from 7 to 20 hours duration occurring in a fermenter.2) "First generation fermenter" means a vessel in which yeast and nutrients are aerated to produce yeast for a trade fermenter.3) "Nutritional yeast" means yeast that becomes:. a) An ingredient in dough for bread or any other yeast-raised baked product; or.
26.11.19.18.htm 26.11.19.18. 18 Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Screen Printing and Digital Imaging.. A. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Acid/etch resist ink" means a material or compound applied to portions of a product, usually in a pattern, before etching, to protect the covered portions from the action of the chemical solution that removes the surface of the product being etched.2) "Anoprint ink" means a dye or compound that is
26.11.19.19.htm 26.11.19.19. 19 Control of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions from Expandable Polystyrene Operations.. A. Applicability. Except as required in §E(2) of this regulation, this regulation applies to a person who owns or operates an EPO at a premises where the total actual VOC emissions from all EPOs at the premises is 20 pounds or more per day.B. Definitions.. 1) In this regulation, the following terms have the meaning indicated.. 2) Terms Defined.. a) "Blowing agent" means
26.11.19.20.htm 26.11.19.20. 20 Control of Landfill Gas Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills.. A. Definitions. The following terms have the meanings indicated. Any other term that is used in this regulation or in a referenced portion of the federal requirements and not defined in this regulation is as defined in the Clean Air Act and 40 CFR Part 60, Subparts A, B, and WWW.B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Active collection system" means a gas collection system for a municipal solid waste landfill tha
26.11.19.21.htm 26.11.19.21. 21 Control of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions from Commercial Bakery Ovens.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Commercial bakery oven (bakery oven) means an oven with a rated heat input capacity of two MM Btu per hour or greater, that is used to bake bread, rolls, or other yeast-raised products.2) "Fermentation time" means the time elapsed between adding the yeast to the dough or sponge and pl
26.11.19.22.htm 26.11.19.22. 22 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Vinegar Generators.. A. Applicability. This regulation applies to a person who owns or operates a vinegar generator at a premises that has total actual VOC emissions of 20 pounds or more per day from all vinegar generators at the premises.B. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Scrubber-absorber system" means equipment used to strip VOC from the exhaust gases of a vinegar
26.11.19.23.htm 26.11.19.23. 23 Control of VOC Emissions from Vehicle Refinishing.. A. Definitions.. 1) In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. 2) Terms Defined.. a) "Airless spray" means a spray coating method in which the coating is:. i) Atomized by forcing it through a small nozzle at high pressure; and. ii) Not mixed with air before exiting from the nozzle opening.. b) Associated Parts and Components.. i) "Associated parts and components" means a structure, device, piece, modu
26.11.19.24.htm 26.11.19.24. 24 Control of VOC Emissions from Leather Coating.. A. Applicability. This regulation applies to a person who owns or operates a leather coating operation at a premises with actual VOC emissions of 20 pounds or more per day from all leather coating operations at the premises.B. Definition. In this regulation, "leather coating" means the application of a coating to leather or the impregnation of a coating into leather to beautify, protect, or give a finished appearance or
26.11.19.25.htm 26.11.19.25. 25 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds From Explosives and Propellant Manufacturing.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation applies to a person who owns or operates existing equipment at a premises that has a potential to emit 25 tons or more of VOC per year from all explosives and propellant manufacturing equipment at the premises.2) Section C(2) of this regulation applies to a person who constructs, owns, or operates new equipment that has or will have total actual VOC emission
26.11.19.26.htm 26.11.19.26. 26 Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Reinforced Plastic Manufacturing.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation applies to reinforced plastic manufacturing at a premises where the total actual VOC emissions from all reinforced plastic manufacturing including tooling, touch-up, and repair is 20 pounds or more per day.2) The requirements in this regulation do not apply to polyester resins used for tooling or touch-up and repair.3) The requirements in th
26.11.19.26-1.htm 26.11.19.26-1. 26-1 Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Fiberglass Boat Manufacturing.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation applies to any fiberglass boat manufacturing facility where the total actual VOC emissions, before add-on controls, from all fiberglass boat manufacturing is 15 pounds or more per day as determined on a monthly average.2) VOC emissions from polyester resins, tooling resins and gel coats, ancillary parts production, touch-up, clean-up, and rep
26.11.19.27.htm 26.11.19.27. 27 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Marine Vessel Coating Operations.. A. Applicability. This regulation applies to marine vessel coating operations at a premises where the total potential to emit VOC emissions equals or exceeds 25 tons (22.75 metric tons) per year or actual emissions of 20 pounds (9 kilograms) per day from all marine vessel coating operations at the premises.B. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:.
26.11.19.27-1.htm 26.11.19.27-1. 27-1 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Pleasure Craft Coating Operations.. A. Applicability and Exemptions.. 1) The requirements of this regulation apply to pleasure craft and fiberglass boat coating operations at a premises with actual VOC emissions of 15 pounds or more per day from coating operations as determined on a monthly average, on or after January 1, 2013.2) The requirements of this regulation do not apply to:. a) Coatings applied using a hand-held, pressurized
26.11.19.28.htm 26.11.19.28. 28 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Bread and Snack Food Drying Operations.. A. Applicability. This regulation applies to a person who owns or operates a bread drying operation.. B. Definitions.. 1) In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. 2) Terms Defined.. a) "Bread and snack food drying operation (bread drying operation) means a drying process that reduces the moisture content of bakery and confectionary waste in preparation fo
26.11.19.29.htm 26.11.19.29. 29 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds From Distilled Spirits Facilities.. A. Applicability. This regulation applies to a person who owns or operates a distilled spirits facility that has a total potential to emit VOCs of 25 tons or more per year.B. Definitions.. 1) In this regulation, the following terms have the meaning indicated.. 2) Terms Defined.. a) "Aging warehouse" means a building in which distilled spirits are aged in barrels before being bottled and packaged for di
26.11.19.30.htm 26.11.19.30. 30 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Chemical Production and Fluoropolymer Material Installations.A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Back-up control device" means a control device that is used when the primary control device is not available for use.2) "Chemical intermediate" means a synthesized chemical that is further processed to produce a final chemical product.3) "Control device" means
26.11.19.31.htm 26.11.19.31. 31 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds from Medical Device Manufacturing.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Biopassive coating" means a coating applied to a product to reduce blood coagulation.. 2) "Fixed needle syringe process" means insulin syringe assembly process with silicone and glue application, barrel printing, and drying.3) "Hypodermic needle process" means a standard syringe assembly process wi
26.11.19.32.htm 26.11.19.32. 32 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from Wood Coating Operations.. A. Definitions. In this regulation the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Basecoat" means a coat of colored material, usually opaque, that is applied before graining inks, glazing coats, or other opaque finishing materials, and is usually top-coated for protection.2) Clear Topcoat.. a) "Clear topcoat" means the final coating which contains binders but not o
26.11.19.33.htm 26.11.19.33. 33 Control of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Emissions from Flat Wood Paneling Coatings.. A. Definitions.. 1) In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. 2) Terms Defined.. a) "Class II finishes on hardboard panels" means finishes on panels that:. i) Are manufactured primarily from inter-felted lignocellulosic fibers that are consolidated under heat and pressure in hot-press; andii) Meet the specifications of the American National Standard, ANSI A135.5-
26.11.19.9999.htm 26.11.19.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 18, 1980 (7:12 Md. R. 1148). Regulations .01C and .10 amended effective June 8, 1981 (8:9 Md. R. 800). Regulations .12―14 adopted effective June 8, 1981 (8:9 Md. R. 800). Regulations .01―14 repealed effective August 16, 1983 (10:14 Md. R. 1262) ―. Regulations .01―14 adopted effective August 16, 1983 (10:14 Md. R. 1262). Regulation .01B amended effective August 10, 1987 (14:14 Md. R. 1572).
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