3745-103-21 Units with repowering extension plans.

[Comment: For dates of non-regulatory government publications, publications of recognized organizations and associations, federal rules, and federal statutory provisions referenced in this rule, see paragraph (C) of rule 3745-103-01 of the Administrative Code titled" Referenced materials."]

(A) Removal from operation to repower. The designated representative of a unit governed by an approved repowering plan shall notify the USEPA and the Ohio EPA in writing at least sixty days in advance of the date on which the existing unit is to be removed from operation so that the qualified repowering technology can be installed, or is to be replaced by another unit with the qualified repowering technology, in accordance with the plan.

(B) Commencement of operation. Not later than sixty days after the units repowered under an approved repowering plan commences operation at full load, the designated representative of the unit shall submit a report to the USEPA and the Ohio EPA comparing the actual hourly emissions and per cent removal of each pollutant controlled at the unit to the actual hourly emissions and per cent removal at the existing unit under the plan prior to repowering, determined in accordance with 40 CFR Part 75.

(C) Decision to terminate. If at any time before the end of the repowering extension and before completion of construction and start-up testing, the owners and operators decide to terminate good faith efforts to design, construct, and test the qualified repowering technology on the unit to be repowered under an approved repowering plan, then the designated representative shall submit a notice to the USEPA and the Ohio EPA by the earlier of the end of the repowering extension or a date within thirty days of such decision, stating the date on which the decision was made.

Effective: 11/10/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/24/2011 and 08/24/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3704.03(E)
Rule Amplifies: 3704.03(A) , 3704.03(E)
Prior Effective Dates: 9/10/97, 1/12/07