Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022
The provisions of Article 1 (9VAC5-40-60
et seq.) of this
chapter (Emission Standards for Visible Emissions and Fugitive Dust/Emissions,
Rule 4-1) apply.
refineries located in volatile organic compound emission control areas
, the following
1. When any petroleum
refinery component within the refinery complex is found to be leaking, the
owner shall make every reasonable effort to repair the leak within 15 days. A
leaking component is defined as one which has a volatile organic compound
concentration exceeding 10,000 parts per million (ppm) when testing using
procedures acceptable to the board.
2. Compliance with the above emission
standard shall be determined based upon monitoring, records and reporting
conducted by the owner using procedures acceptable to the board.
3. Any time a valve is located at the end of
a pipe or line containing volatile organic compounds, the end of the line shall
be sealed with a second valve, a blind flange, a plug or a cap. This sealing
device may be removed only when the line is in use (i.e., when a sample is
being taken). This requirement does not apply to safety pressure relief