(A) The director may require, under the
authority of section
of the Revised Code, any owner or operator responsible for any source of sulfur
dioxide emissions which may be contributing to air pollution to install,
operate, and maintain monitoring devices; to maintain records; and file
periodic reports with the director.
Within three months of the receipt of any
order under this rule, or within another time period that such order may
specify, the owner or operator shall submit to the director an "Ambient Air
Quality Monitoring Plan
Such plan shall include
an air quality and meteorological
measurement network consistent with the objective of obtaining an accurate
assessment of the sulfur dioxide air quality and meteorology within the zone
impacted by sulfur dioxide emissions from the source. The plan shall follow
criteria guidelines furnished by the director for the
number of instruments; site
location; monitoring methods; equipment performance specifications; equipment
operation and maintenance; analytical and data reduction quality assurance; and
data reporting. The director may issue additional orders pursuant to this
paragraph to require that a previously submitted plan be clarified, updated,
corrected, supplemented, or otherwise amended.
Equipment performance specifications.
operation and maintenance.
data reduction quality assurance.
The director may issue additional
orders pursuant to this paragraph to require that a previously submitted plan
be clarified, updated, corrected, supplemented, or otherwise
Owners or operators of sources with interacting or overlapping zones of sulfur
dioxide emissions impact may join in cooperative arrangements to satisfy orders
issued pursuant to paragraph (B) of this rule.
(D) The director shall give consideration to
any plan submitted by an owner or operator pursuant to paragraph (B) of this
rule prior to ordering the owner or operator to install, operate, and maintain
monitoring devices, or keep records and report information.
(E) Nothing in this rule shall be interpreted
to prevent the director from issuing orders pursuant to section
of the Revised Code to require the installation, operation, and maintenance of
monitoring devices; or to require record keeping and reporting of information
without first issuing an order pursuant to paragraph (B) of this
Ohio Admin. Code
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates:
Prior Effective Dates:
12/28/1979, 05/11/1987, 02/17/2011,