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25 Pa. Code § 129.101. General provisions and applicability.

WOOD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS


§ 129.101. General provisions and applicability.

 (a)  Beginning June 10, 2000, this section and § §  129.102—129.107 apply to each wood furniture manufacturing facility located in a county included in the northeast ozone transport region or in a county designated as severe, serious, moderate or marginal ozone nonattainment that emits or has the potential to emit 25 tons or more per year of VOCs from wood furniture manufacturing operations.

 (b)  The owner or operator of an existing wood furniture manufacturing facility subject to subsection (a) shall comply with this section and § §  129.102—129.107 by June 11, 2001, except for those facilities which have RACT determinations approved by the EPA as revisions to the SIP prior to June 10, 2000.

 (c)  An existing wood furniture manufacturing facility that increases its actual emissions or potential to emit to 25 tons per year or more of VOCs from wood furniture manufacturing operations shall comply with this section and § §  129.102—129.107 within 1 year after becoming subject to subsection (a), except for those facilities which have RACT determinations approved by the EPA as revisions to the SIP prior to June 10, 2000.

 (d)  At a minimum, a new source installed at an existing facility that is subject to the requirements of subsection (a) shall comply with the emission standards of §  129.102 (relating to emission standards) upon installation of the new source.

 (e)  The owner or operator of a wood furniture manufacturing facility subject to this section, § §  129.52 and 129.102—129.107 shall comply with the more stringent emissions limitation or applicable requirement for wood furniture manufacturing operations in §  129.52 or this section and § §  129.102—129.107.

 (f)  The VOC standards in §  129.102 Table IV do not apply to a coating used exclusively for determining product quality and commercial acceptance, touch-up and repair and other small quantity coatings if the coating meets the following criteria:

   (1)  The quantity of coating used does not exceed 50 gallons per year for a single coating and a total of 200 gallons per year for all coatings combined for the facility.

   (2)  The owner or operator of the facility requests, in writing, and the Department approves, in writing, the exemption prior to use of the coating.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  129.101 issued under section 5(a)(1) of the Air Pollution Control Act (35 P.S. §  4005(a)(1)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  129.101 adopted June 9, 2000, effective June 10, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 2995.

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  121.1 (relating to definitions); 25 Pa. Code §  129.52c (relating to control of VOC emissions from flat wood paneling surface coating processes); 25 Pa. Code §  129.91 (relating to control of major sources of NOx and VOCs); 25 Pa. Code §  129.96 (relating to applicability); 25 Pa. Code §  129.102 (relating to emission standards); 25 Pa. Code §  129.103 (relating to work practice standards); 25 Pa. Code §  129.104 (relating to compliance procedures and monitoring requirements); 25 Pa. Code §  129.105 (relating to recordkeeping requirements); 25 Pa. Code §  129.106 (relating to reporting requirements); 25 Pa. Code §  129.107 (relating to special provisions for facilities using an emissions averaging approach); and 25 Pa. Code §  129.111 (relating to applicability).



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