Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-03-25-.08 - TESTING REQUIREMENTS

(1) For incinerators in existence before November 6, 1988, a particulate matter stack test shall be conducted within 180 days of November 6, 1988. For owners or operators with an approved compliance schedule stack testing will be conducted as specified in the approved schedule.
(2) For incinerators where construction commenced on or after November 6, 1988, stack testing for particulate matter must be conducted within 60 days after achieving the maximum capacity at which the incinerator will be operated, but not later than 180 days after initial startup.
(3) In lieu of requiring a source to stack test, the Technical Secretary may approve a previously conducted stack testing report for an identical unit tested under operating conditions representative of worst case emission release.
(4) The owner or operator must furnish the Technical Secretary with a written report of the results of any stack testing.
(5) Stack testing for particulate matter shall be conducted in the manner prescribed in Ruler 1200-3-12-.03 of the Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee.
(6) Stack testing for hydrogen chloride may be required by the Technical Secretary. The stack testing shall be conducted in a manner prescribed by the Technical Secretary.
(7) Performance tests shall be conducted under such conditions as the Technical Secretary shall specify to the facility operator based upon representative performance of the affected facility. The owner or operator shall make available to the Technical Secretary such records as may be necessary to determine the conditions of the performance test(s). Operations during startups, shutdowns, and malfunctions shall not constitute representative conditions of performance tests.
(8) The owner or operator shall provide the Technical Secretary twenty (20) days' notice of the performance test to afford the Technical Secretary the opportunity to have an observer present.
(9) The owner or operator of an affected facility shall provide, or cause to be provided, performance testing facilities as described in Rule 1200-3-10-.01 of the Official Compilation of the Rule and Regulations of the State of Tennessee.
(10) The Technical Secretary may require air contaminant stack testing as determined to be necessary to assure continuous compliance with the standards of this chapter and any emission limit stipulated as a permit condition.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-03-25-.08
Original rule filed September 21, 1988; effective November 6, 1988.

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

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