Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-03-19-.11 - PARTICULATE MATTER EMISSION REGULATIONS FOR THE BRISTOL ADDITIONAL CONTROL AREA

(1) Visible Emission Standards for Air Contaminants Sources in Operation Prior to January 1, 1978
(a) No person shall cause, suffer, allow or permit discharge of a visible emission from any stack with an opacity in excess of ten (10) percent for an aggregate of more than five (5) minutes in any one (1) hour or more than twenty (20) minutes in any twenty-four (24) hour period.
(b) No person shall cause, suffer, allow or permit discharge of a visible emission from any fugitive dust source with an opacity in excess of ten (10) percent on a 15 minute average except as provided in 1200-3-19-.11(3).
(c) Specific Visible Emission Standards for Air Contaminant Sources in Operation Prior to January 1, 1978.
1. Wood Fired Boilers
(i) This part applies to units with a heat input greater than one (1) million Btu per hour.
(ii) The units shall not discharge visible emissions with an opacity in excess of twenty (20) percent for an aggregate of more than five (5) minutes in any one (1) hour or more than twenty (20) minutes in any twenty-four (24) hour period.
2. Wood Working Cyclones

Cyclone exhausts shall not discharge any gases with an opacity in excess of fifteen (15) percent for an aggregate of more than five (5) minutes in any one (1) hour or more than twenty (20) minutes in any twenty-four (24) hour period.

3. Traffic and Wind Emissions from Roadways and General Grounds of Plants

No person shall cause, suffer, allow or permit discharge of a visible emission with an opacity in excess of five (5) percent on a fifteen (15) minute average except as provided in 1200-3-19-.11(3).

(2) Particulate Emission Standards for Air Contaminant Sources in Operation Prior to January 1, 1978.
(a) Wood Fired Boilers
1. This subparagraph applies to units with a heat input greater than one (1) million Btu per hour.
2. No owner or operator subject to the provisions of this subparagraph shall discharge or cause the discharge into the atmosphere from any affected facility particulate matter in excess of 0.55 pounds per million Btu of heat input not to exceed 7.7 pounds per hour.
(b) Cyclones on Wood Working Operations

No owner or operator shall discharge or cause the discharge into the atmosphere from cyclone exhausts any gases which contain particulate matter in excess of 0.02 gr/dscf not to exceed 5.0 pounds per hour.

(c) Fabric Filter Collectors (Baghouses) on Wood Working Operations No owner or operator shall discharge or cause the discharge into the atmosphere from baghouse exhausts particulate emissions in excess of 0.1 pounds per hour.
(3) Compliance Schedules for Particulate Matter Air Contaminant Sources in or Significantly Impacting the Bristol Additional Control Area
(a) The owner or operator of an air contaminant source of particulate fugitive dust emissions subject to the standards in this rule proposing utilization of new and/or additional control techniques shall achieve final compliance by December 31, 1979. Final compliance shall be determined in accordance with the method(s) specified by the Technical Secretary.
(b)

(RESERVED).

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-03-19-.11
Original rule filed October 26, 1979; effective December 10, 1979. Amendment filed April 15, 1987; effective May 30, 1987. Amendment filed September 21, 1988; effective November 6, 1988.

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

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