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7011.0515 STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE FOR NEW INDIRECT HEATING EQUIPMENT.

Subpart 1.

Particulate matter, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxides.

No owner or operator of new indirect heating equipment shall cause to be discharged into the atmosphere from said equipment any gases which contain particulate matter, sulfur dioxide, or nitrogen oxides in excess of the standards of performance shown in part 7011.0550.

Subp. 2.

Opacity.

No owner or operator of new indirect heating equipment of greater than 250 million Btu per hour rated heat input shall cause to be discharged into the atmosphere from said equipment any gases which exhibit greater than 20 percent opacity, except for one six-minute period per hour of not more than 27 percent opacity. An exceedance of this opacity standard occurs whenever any one-hour period contains two or more six-minute periods during which the average opacity exceeds 20 percent or whenever any one-hour period contains one or more six-minute periods during which the average opacity exceeds 27 percent.

No owner or operator of new indirect heating equipment of 250 million Btu per hour or less rated heat input shall cause to be discharged into the atmosphere from said equipment any gases which exhibit greater than 20 percent opacity; except for one six-minute period per hour of not more than 60 percent opacity. An exceedance of this opacity standard occurs whenever any one-hour period contains two or more six-minute periods during which the average opacity exceeds 20 percent or whenever any one-hour period contains one or more six-minute periods during which the average opacity exceeds 60 percent.

Subp. 3.

Definition.

For the purposes of this part and part 7011.0550, "new indirect heating equipment" means indirect heating equipment on which construction, modification, or reconstruction commenced after January 31, 1977.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 116.07

History:

18 SR 614; 22 SR 1237; 23 SR 145

Published Electronically:

February 25, 2008