A fuel burning
installation having fuel burning equipment with a heat input of between 50
million Btu/hr and 600 million Btu/hr, in operation or having a construction
authorization, on July 31, 1981 and subject to rule 1200-3-5-.01 shall have the
option of electing an alternate visible emission standard contained in
paragraph 1200-3-5-.10(2). The owner or operator of such fuel burning equipment
electing to be regulated by the alternate standard shall make this election
known in writing, by certified mail, to the Technical Secretary within 90 days
of the effective date of this rule.
election of the alternate standard will apply to all fuel burning equipment at
the fuel burning installation.
If the alternate standard is not elected, all fuel burning equipment at the
fuel burning installation will remain subject to Rule 1200-3-5-.01.
(2) No person electing the
alternate visible emission standard shall cause, suffer, allow, or permit the
discharge of a visible emission from any fuel burning equipment in excess of
twenty (20) percent opacity (6 minute average) except for one six minute period
per one (1) hour or more than twenty-four (24) minutes in any twenty-four (24)
(3) Opacity for the
purpose of Paragraph 1200-3-5-.10(2) shall be determined by the reference
method as specified in the Federal Register, Vol. 39, No. 219, November 12,
Tenn. Comp. R. &
Original rule filed June
16, 1981; effective July 31, 1981.
Authority: T.C.A. §§ 68-25-105 and
4-5-201 et. seq.