§ 52.2524 Compliance schedules.  


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    (a) The requirements of § 51.262(a) of this chapter are not met since compliance schedules with adequate increments of progress have not been submitted for every source for which they are required.

    (b) Federal compliance schedules. (1) The owner or operator of any boiler or furnace of more than 250 million Btu per hour heat input subject to the emission limitation requirements of West Virginia Administrative Regulations, Chapter 16-20, Series X (hereinafter regulation X), section 3.01(a) or section 3.03(a), shall notify the Administrator, no later than October 1, 1973, of his intent to meet the requirements of said regulation by utilizing low-sulfur fuel, stack gas desulfurization, or a combination of stack gas desulfurization and low-sulfur fuel.

    (2) Any owner or operator of a stationary source subject to paragraph (b)(1) of this section who elects to utilize low-sulfur fuel, either alone or in combination with stack gas desulfurization, shall be subject to the following compliance schedule:

    (i) November 1, 1973—Submit to the Administrator a projection of the amount of fuel, by types, that will be substantially adequate to enable compliance with the applicable regulation on June 30, 1975, and for at least one year thereafter.

    (ii) December 31, 1973—Sign contracts with fuel suppliers for fuel requirements as projected above.

    (iii) January 31, 1974—Submit a statement as to whether boiler modifications will be required. If modifications will be required, submit plans for such modifications.

    (iv) March 15, 1974—Let contracts for necessary boiler modifications, if applicable.

    (v) May 15, 1974—Initiate onsite modifications, if applicable.

    (vi) February 28, 1975—Complete onsite modifications, if applicable.

    (vii) June 30, 1975—Final compliance with the requirements of regulation X, section 3.01(a) or section 3.03(a).

    (3) Any owner or operator of a stationary source subject to paragraph (b)(1) of this section who elects to utilize stack gas desulfurization, either alone or in combination with low-sulfur fuel, and any owner or operator of a stationary source subject to the emission limitation requirements of regulation X, section 3.05, shall be subject to the following compliance schedule:

    (i) October 15, 1973—Let necessary contracts for construction.

    (ii) February 28, 1974—Initiate onsite construction.

    (iii) February 28, 1975—Complete onsite construction.

    (iv) June 30, 1975—Final compliance with the requirements of regulation X, section 3.01(a), section 3.03(a), or section 3.05.

    (4) The owner or operator of any boiler or furnace of more than 250 million Btu per hour heat input subject to the emission limitation requirements of regulation X, section 3.01(b) or section 3.03(b) shall notify the Administrator, no later than July 31, 1975, of his intent to meet the requirements of said regulation by utilizing low-sulfur fuel, stack gas desulfurization, or a combination of stack gas desulfurization and low-sulfur fuel.

    (5) Any owner or operator of a stationary source subject to paragraph (b)(4) of this section who elects to utilize low-sulfur fuel, either alone or in combination with stack gas desulfurization, shall be subject to the following compliance schedule:

    (i) August 31, 1975—Submit to the Administrator a projection of the amount of fuel, by types, that will be substantially adequate to enable compliance with the applicable regulation on June 30, 1978, and for at least one year thereafter, as well as a statement as to whether boiler modifications will be required. Submit final plans for modifications if they will be required.

    (ii) October 31, 1975—Sign contracts with fuel suppliers for fuel requirements as projected above.

    (iii) December 31, 1975—Let contracts for necessary boiler modifications, if applicable.

    (iv) April 30, 1976—Initiate onsite modifications, if applicable.

    (v) April 30, 1977—Complete onsite modifications, if applicable.

    (vi) June 30, 1978—Final compliance with the requirements of regulation X, section 3.01(b) or section 3.03(b).

    (6) Any owner or operator of a stationary source subject to paragraph (b)(4) of this section who elects to utilize stack gas desulfurization, either alone or in combination with low-sulfur fuel, shall be subject to the following compliance schedule:

    (i) October 30, 1975—Submit to the Administrator a final control plan, which describes at a minimum the steps which will be taken by the source to achieve compliance with the applicable regulations.

    (ii) February 28, 1976—Let necessary contracts for construction.

    (iii) August 31, 1976—Initiate onsite construction.

    (iv) December 31, 1977—Complete onsite construction.

    (v) June 30, 1978—Final compliance with the requirements of regulation X, section 3.01(b) or section 3.03(b).

    (7) Any owner or operator subject to the compliance schedule in paragraph (b) (2), (3), (5) or (6) of this section shall certify to the Administrator within five days after the deadline for each increment of progress, whether or not the required increment of progress has been met.

    (8) If a performance test is necessary for a determination as to whether compliance has been achieved, such a test must be completed by the final compliance date in the applicable regulation. Ten days prior to such a test, notice must be given to the Administrator to afford him the opportunity to have an observer present.

    (9) (i) None of the above paragraphs shall apply to a source which is presently in compliance with applicable regulations and which has certified such compliance to the Administrator by October 1, 1973. The Administrator may request whatever supporting information he considers necessary for proper certification.

    (ii) Any compliance schedule adopted by the State and approved by the Administrator shall satisfy the requirements of this paragraph for the affected source.

    (iii) Any owner or operator subject to a compliance schedule in this paragraph may submit to the Administrator no later than October 1, 1973, a proposed alternative compliance schedule. No such compliance schedule may provide for final compliance after the final compliance date in the applicable compliance schedule of this paragraph. If promulgated by the Administrator, such schedule shall satisfy the requirements of this paragraph for the affected source.

    (iv) The requirements of this paragraph shall not apply to the following sources for which a request for a postponement of the applicability of regulation X had been submitted pursuant to section 110(f) of the Act prior to the date of publication of this regulation:

    SourceLocation
    Kammer Station, Ohio Power CompanyMoundsville.
    Mitchell Station, Ohio Power Company      Do.
    Harrison Station, Monongahela Power CompanyHaywood.
    Fort Martin Station, Monongahela Power CompanyMaidsville.

    (10) Nothing in this paragraph shall preclude the Administrator from promulgating a separate schedule for any source to which the application of the compliance schedule in paragraph (b) (2), (3), (5), or (6) of this section fails to satisfy the requirements of §§ 51.261 and 51.262(a) of this chapter.

    [38 FR 16170, June 20, 1973, as amended at 38 FR 22751, Aug. 23, 1973; 38 FR 24342, Sept. 7, 1973; 39 FR 32560, Sept. 9, 1974; 40 FR 3569, Jan. 23, 1975; 51 FR 40676, 40677, Nov. 7, 1986; 54 FR 25258, June 14, 1989]