following federal reference test methods, described in the provisions of 40
C.F.R. part 60
, appendix A (2007), are the reference test methods for
performance tests required pursuant to the provisions of this part:
(a) Method 1 - Sample and velocity traverse
for stationary sources.
1A - Sample and velocity traverses for stationary sources with small stacks or
(c) Method 2 - Determination
of stack gas velocity and volumetric flow rate (type-S pitot tube).
(d) Method 2A - Direct measurement of gas
volume through pipes and small ducts.
(e) Method 2C - Determination of stack gas
velocity and volumetric flow rate in small stacks and ducts (standard pitot
(f) Method 2D - Measurement
of gas volumetric flow rates in small pipes and ducts.
(g) Method 3 - Gas analysis for the
determination of dry molecular weight.
(h) Method 4 - Determination of moisture
content in stack gases.
5 - Determination of particulate matter emissions from stationary
(j) Method 6 -
Determination of sulfur dioxide emissions from stationary sources.
(k) Method 7 - Determination of nitrogen
oxide emissions from stationary sources.
(l) Method 8 - Determination of sulfuric acid
mist and sulfur dioxide emissions from stationary sources.
(m) Method 9 - Visual determination of the
opacity of emissions from stationary sources.
(n) Method 10 - Determination of carbon
monoxide emissions from stationary sources.
(o) Method 10B - Determination of carbon
monoxide emissions from stationary sources.
(p) Method 18 - Measurement of gaseous
organic compound emissions by gas chromatography.
(q) Method 21 - Determination of volatile
organic compound leaks.
24 - Determination of volatile matter content, water content, density, volume
solids and weight solids of surface coatings.
(s) Method 24A - Determination of volatile
matter content and density of printing inks and related coatings.
(t) Method 25 - Determination of total
gaseous nonmethane organic emissions as carbon.
(u) Method 25A - Determination of total
gaseous organic concentration using a flame ionization analyzer.
(v) Method 27 - Determination of vapor
tightness of gasoline delivery tank using pressure-vacuum test.
(w) Method 29 - Determination of metals
emissions from stationary sources.
(x) Method 30A - Determination of total vapor
phase mercury emissions from stationary sources (instrumental analyzer
(y) Method 30B -
Determination of total vapor phase mercury emissions from coal-fired combustion
sources using carbon sorbent traps.
(2) The reference test methods listed in
subrule (1) of this rule are adopted by reference in this rule. Copies of the
test methods may be inspected at the Lansing office of the air quality division
of the department of environmental quality. A copy of title 40 of the Code of
Federal Regulations, part 60, appendix A, may be obtained from the Department
of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, P.0. Box 30260, Lansing,
Michigan 48909 7760, at a cost at the time of adoption of these rules of
$67.00; from the Superintendent of Documents, United States Government Printing
Office, P.O. Box 979050, St. Louis, Missouri 63197-9000, at a cost at the time
of adoption of these rules of $57.00; or on the United States government
printing office internet web site at http://www.gpoaccess.gov [File Link Not
(3) All alternatives
that are subject to the approval of the administrator in the adopted federal
reference methods are subject to the approval of the department.
Determinations of compliance with visible
emission standards for stationary sources shall be conducted as specified in
reference test method 9 or other alternative method approved by the department,
with the following exceptions:
emissions from a scarfing operation at a steel manufacturing facility shall be
determined as specified in reference test method 9A, which is described in R
(b) Visible emissions
from a coke oven pushing operation and fugitive coke oven visible emissions
shall be determined as specified in reference test method 9B, which is
described in R 336.2031.
Visible emissions, fugitive and nonfugitive, from basic oxygen furnace
operations, hot metal transfer operations, and hot metal desulfurization
operations shall be determined as specified in reference method 9C, which is
described in R 336.2032.
Determinations of particulate emission
rates for stationary sources shall be conducted as specified in 1 or more of
the following reference test methods:
Reference test method 5B, which is described in R 336.2011.
(b) Reference test method 5C, which is
described in R 336.2012.
Reference test method 5D, which is described in R 336.2013.
(d) Reference test method 5E, which is
described in R 336.2014.
"Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater," (14th edition),
section 208C, as described and modified in R 336.2033.
(6) Determinations of total gaseous
nonmethane organic emissions as carbon, using the alternate version of federal
reference test method 25 incorporating the Byron analysis, shall be conducted
as specified in R 336.2006.