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26.11.29.00.htm 26.11.29.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 11 AIR QUALITY Chapter 29 Control of NOx Emissions from Natural Gas Pipeline Compression Stations Authority: Environment Article, §1-101, 1-404, 2-101―2-103, and 2-301―2-303, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.11.29.01.htm 26.11.29.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Natural gas pipeline compression station” means a main line natural gas transmission station, consisting of one or more internal combustion engines, used to compress natural gas, thereby sustaining flow of natural gas through the pipeline.2) “Parametric optimization” means the adjustment of an internal combustion engine, such as adjustment of the air-to-fuel rat
26.11.29.02.htm 26.11.29.02. 02 Applicability and General Requirements.. A. Applicability. This chapter applies to stationary internal combustion engines used to compress natural gas located at natural gas pipeline compression stations.B. NOx Emission Limits. A person who owns or operates a stationary internal combustion engine to which this chapter applies shall perform either parametric optimization or engine rebuild to meet the following NOx emission limits:1) Facilities with five or fewer internal combusti
26.11.29.03.htm 26.11.29.03. 03 Monitoring Requirements.. A. A person who owns or operates a stationary internal combustion engine subject to Regulation .02C of this chapter shall:1) Continuously monitor NOx emissions with a continuous emissions monitor (CEM) certified in accordance with 40 CFR Part 60 or use an alternative method approved by the Department and the EPA;2) On or before May 1, 2002, and every year thereafter, collect NOx emissions data that was obtained pursuant to §A(1) of this regulation; and
26.11.29.04.htm 26.11.29.04. 04 Demonstrating Compliance.. A. Internal Combustion Engines Equipped with a CEM.. 1) The owner or operator of an internal combustion engine subject to this chapter that is equipped with a CEM shall demonstrate compliance with the NOx emissions limits and rates in Regulation .02B, C of this chapter using CEM data.2) The sum of the NOx emissions from all affected engines at the facility shall be used to demonstrate compliance with Regulation .02B.
26.11.29.05.htm 26.11.29.05. 05 Maintaining Records.. Results from the previous calendar year of the stack tests, emissions tests, or CEM data and fuel consumption records for each internal combustion engine subject to this chapter shall be submitted to the Department as part of the annual emissions report due April 1 of each year.
26.11.29.9999.htm 26.11.29.9999. Administrative History Effective date: May 1, 2000 (27:8 Md. R. 799). Regulation .09 amended effective November 24, 2003 (30:23 Md. R. 1654) ―. Regulations .01―15 repealed and new Regulations .01―05 adopted as an emergency provision effective January 1, 2010 (37:4 Md. R. 336) adopted permanently effective May 31, 2010 (37:11 Md. R. 766) ―Regulations .01―05 under NOx Reduction Requirements for Non-Electric Generating Units, repealed and new Regulations .01―05 un
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