Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-03-16-.08 - HOT MIX ASPHALT FACILITIES

(1) Applicability. The provisions of this rule shall apply to each Hot Mix Asphalt facility commenced on or after April 21, 1976, which is the affected facility. For the purpose of this rule, a hot mix asphalt facility is comprised only of any combination of the following: dryers; systems for screening, handling, storing and weighing hot aggregate; systems for loading, transferring, and storing mineral filler; systems for mixing hot mix asphalt; and the loading, transfer and storage systems associated with emission control systems.
(2) Definitions

"Hot Mix Asphalt Facility" means any facility, as described in paragraph (1) of this rule, used to manufacture hot mix asphalt by heating and drying aggregate and mixing with asphalt cements.

(3) Standards for particulate matter and opacity. On and after the date on which the performance test required to be conducted by paragraph .01(5) of this chapter is completed, no owner or operator subject to the provisions of this rule shall discharge or cause the discharge into the atmosphere from any affected facility any gases which:
(a) Contain particulate matter in excess of 90 mg/dscm (0.04 gr/dscf).
(b) Exhibit twenty (20) percent opacity, or greater.
(4) Test methods and procedures.

For determination of concentration of particulate matter, the sampling time for each run shall be at least sixty (60) minutes and the sampling rate shall be at least 0.9 dscm/hr (0.53 dscf/min) except that shorter sampling time, when necessitated by process variables or other factors, may be approved by the Technical Secretary.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-03-16-.08
Original rule filed January 10, 1977; effective February 9, 1977. Amendment filed September 21, 1988; effective November 6, 1988.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 68-25-105 and 4-5-202.

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