"Air pollutant" means particulate matter, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, ozone, carbon monoxide, or nonmethane hydrocarbons.
"Alert level" means the concentration of pollutants, as specified in part 7009.1020, at which first stage control actions are to be taken.
"Allowable emission" means the emission rate calculated using the maximum rated capacity of the emission facility or stationary source, unless the emission facility or stationary source is subject to enforceable permit conditions which limit the operating rate or hours of operation or both, and the applicable standard of performance in agency rules or the standard in the permit, whichever is more stringent.
"Commissioner" means the commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency or the commissioner's designee.
"Declaration" means the formal public notification of an episode made by the commissioner.
[Repealed by amendment, L 1987 c 186 s 15]
"Emergency level" means that concentration of pollutants, as specified in part 7009.1020, at which third stage control actions are to be taken.
"Episode" means that period of time during which ambient air concentrations of air pollutants equal or exceed the alert level and meteorological conditions are such that the air pollutant concentrations can be expected to persist or to increase in the absence of control actions.
"Significant harm level" means that concentration of pollutants, as specified in part 7009.1020, at which fourth stage control actions are to be taken.
MS s 116.07
L 1987 c 186 s 15; 13 SR 2154; 18 SR 614
April 18, 2000
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes