3745-110-05 Compliance methods.

[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 3745-110-01 of the Administrative Code titled " Reference to materials."]

(A) Any owner or operator of a source which is subject to the requirements of rule 3745-110-03 of the Administrative Code shall demonstrate compliance with the applicable emissions limit(s) by performing emission tests in accordance with USEPA Method 7, 7a, 7c, 7d, or 7e, and any additional approved USEPA methods as applicable.

(B) Any continuous emissions monitoring system for NOx that is employed to ensure ongoing compliance with an applicable emission limitation shall meet the requirements of Performance Specification 2, 40 CFR Part 60, Appendix B and quality assurance procedures contained in 40 CFR Part 60, Appendix F or 40 CFR Part 75. .

(C) For the compliance demonstrations performed pursuant to paragraph (A) of this rule, the owner or operator shall obtain any additional test data (i.e., flow rates, oxygen concentrations, moisture contents, etc.), continuous diluent monitoring data (carbon dioxide or oxygen), or source fuel usage or horsepower data, concurrent with the required compliance demonstration in order to convert the emission test results or monitoring data to the units of the applicable limit. Compliance demonstrations shall be performed that are representative of the normal operating modes, including fuel types or fuel blends employed and shall exclude periods of startup, shutdown, malfunction, and low load operating conditions.

(D) For paragraphs (B), (C), and (D) of rule 3745-110-03 of the Administrative Code, compliance demonstrations shall be performed while the affected boiler is operating at or as close as possible to its maximum permitted operating capacity.

(E) For paragraph (E) of rule 3745-110-03 of the Administrative Code, compliance demonstrations shall be performed while the affected stationary combustion turbine is operating at or as close as possible to its maximum permitted operating capacity.

(F) For paragraph (F) of rule 3745-110-03 of the Administrative Code, compliance demonstrations shall be performed while the affected internal combustion engine is operating at or as close as practically possible to its maximum permitted operating capacity.

(G) For paragraph (G) of rule 3745-110-03 of the Administrative Code, compliance demonstrations shall be performed while the affected reheat furnace is operating at or as close as practically possible to its maximum permitted operating capacity.

Effective: 07/18/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/02/2013 and 07/18/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3704.03(E)
Rule Amplifies: 3704.03(A) , 3704(E)
Prior Effective Dates: 12/22/2007