Md. Code Regs. 26.11.01.04 - Testing and Monitoring

A. Requirements for Testing.
(1) The Department may require any person to conduct or have conducted testing to determine compliance with this subtitle. The Department, at its option, may witness or conduct these tests. This testing will be done at a reasonable time, and all information gathered during a testing operation will be provided to both parties.
(2) Compliance with this subtitle shall be determined by the test methods designated and described in §C of this regulation and shall be applicable to both new and existing stationary emission sources. These test methods may be modified or adjusted by the Department to meet the requirements at certain types of sources, specific sampling conditions, and the need to incorporate advances and other new information relating to testing technology.
(3) When the Department conducts or has these tests conducted, the person shall provide the sampling facilities, exclusive of instruments and sensing devices, that are necessary to determine the quantity of emissions.
(4) Any registerable installation constructed after January 4, 1971, shall be provided with openings in the exhaust gas ductwork or in the stack or chimney as required by the test methods specified in §A(2) of this regulation to enable the collection of samples of the effluent to the atmosphere from this installation. Upon request of the Department, the owner or operator of this installation shall provide appropriate scaffolding which meets OSHA standards as set forth in 29 CFR Chapter XVII Part 1910.
B. Requirements for Monitoring.
(1) The Department or the control officer may require a person responsible for any installation to install, use, and maintain monitoring equipment or employ other methods as specified by the Department or the control officer to determine the quantity or quality, or both, of emissions discharged into the atmosphere and to maintain records and make reports on these emissions to the Department or the control officer in a manner and on a schedule approved by the Department or the control officer.
(2) The Department or the control officer, at reasonable times, shall have access to and be permitted to copy any records, inspect any monitoring equipment or methods required under this section.
(3) Except when otherwise specified by the Department or the control officer, records required under this regulation shall be available for inspection by the Department and the control officer for a period of not less than 90 days.
(4) All records and reports submitted to the Department or the control officer required under this regulation shall be available for public inspection.
C. Emission Test Methods. The following test methods are incorporated by reference:
(1)40 CFR Part 60, Appendix A, as amended;
(2) The Department's Technical Memorandum 91-01, "Test Methods and Equipment Specifications for Stationary Sources", January, 1991, as amended through Supplement 3 (October 1, 1997); and
(3) For PM10 stack tests, the following EPA approved test methods shall be used:
(a) Test Methods 201 A and 202 in 40 CFR Part 51, Appendix M, as amended;
(b) Test Method 5 ( 40 CFR Part 60, Appendix A, as amended) and Test Method 202 in 40 CFR Part 51, Appendix M, as amended;
(c) Test Method 5 ( 40 CFR Part 60, Appendix A, as amended) using front half and back half procedure;
(d) EPA Conditional Test Method 39 may be substituted for Test Method 202 in 40 CFR Part 51, Appendix M, as amended; or
(e) Alternative test methods may be used for PM10 if they are approved by the Department and the EPA.

Notes

Md. Code Regs. 26.11.01.04
Regulation .04C amended effective February 10, 1984 (10:26 Md. R. 2341); July 2, 1985 (12:11 Md. R. 1049)
Regulation .04D repealed effective February 10, 1984 (10:26 Md. R. 2341)
Regulation .04C amended effective July 16, 1990 (17:11 Md. R. 1344); August 19, 1991 (18:16 Md. R. 1813); February 17, 1992 (19:3 Md. R. 306); February 15, 1993 (20:3 Md. R. 260); November 2, 1998 (25:22 Md. R. 1653); June 19, 2006 (33:12 Md. R. 999); March 5, 2012 (39:4 Md. R. 339)
Regulations .04 amended effective December 10, 1979 (6:21 Md. R. 1708)
Regulation .04 adopted effective June 25, 1975 (2:14 Md. R. 1015)
Regulation .04A, G amended effective January 2, 1979 (5:23 Md. R. 1740)
Regulation .04A_G amended effective June 25, 1975 (2:14 Md. R. 1015)
Regulation .04B, D, G, I amended effective December 10, 1979 (6:21 Md. R. 1708)
Regulation .04B, C, F, G, H, I amended effective March 30, 1977 (4:7 Md. R. 579)
Regulation .04I amended effective August 21, 1978 (5:14 Md. R. 1137)
Regulations .04F amended effective March 30, 1977 (4:7 Md. R. 579)
Regulations .04 effective June 25, 1975 (2:14 Md. R. 1015)
Regulation .04I, J adopted effective June 25, 1975 (2:14 Md. R. 1015)
Regulation .04B amended effective June 28, 1977 (4:11 Md. R. 866)
Regulation .04B_G, J amended effective June 25, 1975 (2:14 Md. R. 1015)
Regulation .04C, F_J amended effective March 30, 1977 (4:7 Md. R. 579)
Regulation .04B, G amended effective December 10, 1979 (6:21 Md. R. 1708)
Regulation .04D amended effective March 31, 1980 (7:4 Md. R. 347)
Regulation .04I amended effective January 2, 1979 (5:23 Md. R. 1740)
Regulation .04J amended effective January 2, 1980 (6:23 Md. R. 1839)
Regulation .04K adopted effective June 25, 1975 (2:14 Md. R. 1015)
Regulation .04B amended effective June 28, 1977 (4:11 Md. R. 816)
Regulation .04B, G amended effective December 10, 1979 (6:21 Md. R. 1708)
Regulation .04D amended effective March 31, 1980 (7:4 Md. R. 347)
Regulation .04I amended effective January 2, 1979 (5:23 Md. R. 1740)
Regulation .04J amended effective January 2, 1980 (6:23 Md. R. 1839)
Regulation .04K adopted effective June 25, 1975 (2:14 Md. R. 1015)

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