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26.11.25.00.htm 26.11.25.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 11 AIR QUALITY Chapter 25 Control of Glass Melting Furnaces Authority: Environment Article, §1-101, 1-404, 2-101―2-103, 2-301―2-303, 10-102, and 10-103, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.11.25.01.htm 26.11.25.01. 01 Definitions.. A. "All-electric melter" means a glass melting furnace in which all the heat required for melting is provided by electric current from electrodes submerged in the molten glass, although some fossil fuel may be charged to the furnace as raw material.B. "Glass melting furnace" means a unit comprising a refractory vessel in which raw materials are charged, melted at high temperature, refined, and conditioned to produce molten glass. The unit includ
26.11.25.02.htm 26.11.25.02. 02 Applicability and Exemptions.. A. The requirements of this chapter do not apply to frit manufacturing furnaces, flat glass furnaces, and all-electric melters.B. Any installation or 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 emission standard for a specific installation which differs from a general emission standard in COMAR 26.11.06.01-09, this chapter takes precedenc
26.11.25.03.htm 26.11.25.03. 03 Visible Emissions from Glass Melting Furnaces.. A. General Requirements.. 1) A person may not cause or permit the discharge of emissions of greater than 20 percent opacity from a glass melting furnace.2) A person may not cause or permit the discharge of fugitive emissions of greater than 20 percent opacity from a building containing forming and post-forming equipment.B. Exceptions.. 1) The provisions of §A(1) and (2) of this regulation do not apply to emiss
26.11.25.04.htm 26.11.25.04. 04 Particulate Matter Emissions from Glass Melting Furnaces.. A. General Requirements. A person may not cause or permit the discharge of particulate matter into the outdoor atmosphere from a glass melting furnace in excess of the amount determined using the following equation:1) E = 5 + 0.48 (P) where: E = maximum weight discharged per hour (pounds) P = process weight in tons per hour; or (2) E = 2.27 + 0.24 (P) where: E = maximum weight discharged per hour (kilograms) P =
26.11.25.9999.htm 26.11.25.9999. Administrative History Effective date: September 24, 1984 (11:17 Md. R. 1492). Regulation .03B amended effective July 2, 1985 (12:11 Md. R. 1050) ―. Chapter recodified from COMAR 10.18.16 to COMAR 26.11.16 ―. Chapter recodified from COMAR 26.11.16 to COMAR 26.11.25 effective October 5, 1998 (25:20 Md. R. 1533)
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