40 CFR 63.9913 - What test methods and other procedures must I use to demonstrate initial compliance with the emission limits for particulate matter and PM10?

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§ 63.9913 What test methods and other procedures must I use to demonstrate initial compliance with the emission limits for particulate matter and PM10?
(a) You must conduct each performance test that applies to your affected source according to the requirements in § 63.7(e)(1).
(b) To determine compliance with the applicable emission limits for particulate matter in Table 1 to this subpart, you must follow the test methods and procedures in paragraphs (b)(1) and (2) of this section.
(1) Determine the concentration of particulate matter according to the following test methods in appendix A to 40 CFR part 60:
(i) Method 1 to select sampling port locations and the number of traverse points. Sampling ports must be located at the outlet of the control device and prior to any releases to the atmosphere.
(ii) Method 2, 2F, or 2G to determine the volumetric flow rate of the stack gas.
(iii) Method 3, 3A, or 3B to determine the dry molecular weight of the stack gas.
(iv) Method 4 to determine the moisture content of the stack gas.
(v) Method 5 or 5D, as applicable, to determine the concentration of particulate matter.
(vi) Method 201 or 201A, as applicable, to determine the concentration of PM10.
(2) Collect a minimum sample volume of 60 dry standard cubic feet (dscf) during each particulate matter or PM10 test run. Three valid test runs are needed to comprise a performance test.
(c) Compute the mass emissions rate in pounds per hour (lbs/hr) for each test run using Equation 1 of this section:
Where:
Elbs/hr = Mass emissions rate of particulate matter or PM10 (lbs/hr);
Cs = Concentration of particulate matter or PM10 in the gas stream, grains per dry standard cubic feet (gr/dscf);
Qstd = Volumetric flow rate of stack gas, dry standard cubic feet per minute (dscfm);
60 = Conversion factor, minutes per hour (min/hr); and
7,000 = Conversion factor, grains per pound (gr/lb).

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  • 2015-02-24; vol. 80 # 36 - Tuesday, February 24, 2015
    1. 80 FR 9613 - New Source Performance Standards and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Delegation of Authority to Louisiana
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      40 CFR Parts 60, 61, and 63

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Title 40 published on 2014-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR 63 after this date.

  • 2015-02-24; vol. 80 # 36 - Tuesday, February 24, 2015
    1. 80 FR 9613 - New Source Performance Standards and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Delegation of Authority to Louisiana
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Direct final rule; delegation of authority.
      This rule is effective on April 27, 2015 without further notice, unless EPA receives relevant adverse comment by March 26, 2015. If EPA receives such comment, EPA will publish a timely withdrawal in the Federal Register informing the public that the updated NESHAPs delegation will not take effect; however, the NSPS delegation will not be affected by such action.
      40 CFR Parts 60, 61, and 63