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Subpart 219-8: Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times For Small Municipal Waste Combustion Units Constructed On Or Before August 30, 1999

(Statutory authority: Public Health Law, §§1271, 1276; Environmental Conservation Law, §§ 1-0101, 3-0303, 3-0301, 19-0103, 19-0105, 19-0107, 19-0301, 19-0302, 19-0303, 19-0305, 19-0306, 19-0311, 19-0319, 20-0109)

[Filed 9/18/02. Effective 30 days after filing.]

[This is page 1 of 1 of this Subpart. A complete list of Subparts in this regulation appears in the Chapter 3 contents page. A list of sections in this Subpart appears below.]

For administrative information about this posting, contact: Division of Air Resources. The Bureau of Air Quality Planning at (518) 402-8396 is the contact for technical questions pertaining to this rule.

Contents:

Sec.

§219-8.1 Applicability

The Federal requirements of 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart BBBB, incorporated by reference in Part 200 (see section 200.10, Table 2) apply to small municipal waste combustion Class I and Class II units that are constructed on or before August 30, 1999.

§219-8.2 Definitions

(a) Class I units mean small municipal waste combustion units that are located at municipal waste combustion plants with an aggregate plant combustion capacity greater than 250 tons per day of municipal solid waste.

(b) Class II units mean small municipal waste combustion units that are located at municipal waste combustion plants with an aggregate plant combustion capacity less than or equal to 250 tons per day of municipal solid waste.

(c) Municipal waste combustion plant capacity means the aggregate municipal waste combustion capacity of all municipal waste combustion units at the plants that are not subject to 40 CFR 60 Subparts Ea, Eb, or AAAA.

(d) Small municipal waste combustion unit means a municipal waste combustion unit that has the capacity to combust at least 35 tons per day but no more than 250 tons per day of municipal solid waste.

§219-8.3 Compliance schedules

(a) Compliance schedule for Class I Units. (1) Submit a final control plan to the department's appropriate regional air pollution control engineer for review and approval within three months after the effective date of EPA's approval of New York State's Small Municipal Waste Combustor State Plan (State Plan) or by August 6, 2003, whichever is earlier.

(2) Award contracts for emission control systems or for process modifications, or issuance of orders for the purchase of component parts to accomplish emission control or process modification within nine months after the effective date of EPA's approval of the State Plan or by February 6, 2004, whichever is earlier.

(3) Initiate on-site construction or installation of emission control equipment or process changes within fifteen months after the effective date of EPA's approval of the State Plan or by August 6, 2004, whichever is earlier.

(4) Complete on-site construction or installation of emission control equipment or process changes within 34 months after the effective date of EPA's approval of the State Plan or by October 6, 2005, whichever is earlier.

(5) Achieve full compliance with approved final control plan and requirements of Federal 40 CFR 60, Subpart BBBB (dated December 6, 2000) as incorporated under section 200.10 of this Title and this Subpart, as applicable, within 36 months after the effective date of EPA's approval of the State Plan or by December 6, 2005, whichever is earlier.

(b) Compliance Schedule for Class II Units. (1) Submit a final control plan to the department's appropriate regional air pollution control engineer for review and approval within three months after the effective date of EPA's approval of New York State's Small Municipal Waste Combustor State Plan (State Plan) or by September 6, 2003, whichever is earlier.

(2) Achieve full compliance with the approved final control plan and requirements of Federal 40 CFR 60, Subpart BBBB (dated December 6, 2000) as incorporated under section 200.10 of this Title and this Subpart, as applicable, within one year after the effective date of EPA's approval of the State Plan or by December 6, 2005, whichever is earlier.

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Appendix 2

TABLE 1
Classification of Refuse
(1)
Type
(2)
Principal Components
(3)
Approximate
Composition
% by Weight
(4)
Approximate
Moisture
Content
% by Weight
(5)
Approximate Incombustible
Solids
% by Weight
(6)
Approximate
Btu
per Pound
of Refuse
0 Rubbish consisting of highly combustible materials such as paper, wood and cardboard including up to 10% treated papers, rags, plastic or rubber from commercial and industrial sources Rubbish 100% 10% 5% 8500
1 Some garbage but primarily rubbish consisting of combustible material such as paper, cardboard, wood, combustible floor sweepings from residential, commercial and industrial sources. Rubbish 80%
Garbage 20%
25% 10% 6500
2 Rubbish and garbage from residential sources Rubbish 50%
Garbage 50%
50% 7% 4300
3 Some rubbish, but primarily garbage consisting of animal and vegetable matter from restaurants, hotels, markets, institutional and commercial sources Garbage 65%
Rubbish 35%
70% 5% 2500
4 Human and animal solid refuse consisting of carcasses and organs from hospitals laboratories, abattoirs, animal pounds and similar sources 100% animal and Human Tissue 85% 5% 1000
5 Gaseous, liquid or semi-liquid refuse from processes such as tar, paints, solvents and chemical sludge Variable Dependent on pre-dominant
components
Variable Variable
6 Solid or semi-solid refuse from processes such as rubber, plastics, wood and sewage sludge. Variable Dependent on pre-dominant
components
Variable Variable

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