(a) You are subject to this subpart if you own or operate a plant specified in 40 CFR 61.61(c) that produces polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or copolymers and is an area source of hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions.
(b) This subpart applies to each new or existing affected source. The affected source is the collection of all equipment and activities in vinyl chloride service necessary to produce PVC and copolymers. An affected source does not include portions of your PVC and copolymers production operations that meet the criteria in 40 CFR 61.60(b) or (c).
(1) An affected source is existing if you commenced construction or reconstruction of the affected source before October 6, 2006.
(2) An affected source is new if you commenced construction or reconstruction of the affected source on or after October 6, 2006.
(c) This subpart does not apply to research and development facilities, as defined in section 112(c)(7) of the Clean Air Act (CAA).
(d) You are exempt from the obligation to obtain a permit under 40 CFR part 70 or 40 CFR part 71, provided you are not otherwise required by law to obtain a permit under 40 CFR 70.3(a) or CFR 71.3(a). Notwithstanding the previous sentence, you must continue to comply with the provisions of this subpart.
Title 40 published on 2012-07-01
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