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Louisiana SIP: LAC 33:III Ch. 13 Section 1313 - Emissions from Fuel Burning Equipment

Regulatory Text: 
Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 33 ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, Part III Air (LAC 33:III)

Chapter 13. Emission Standards for Particulate Matter

Subchapter C. Fuel Burning Equipment

Section 1313.  Emissions from Fuel Burning Equipment
Approved by EPA 03/08/89 (54 FR 09795) at 52.970(c)(49) effective 05/08/89.  
Revisions approved by EPA 06/15/89 at 52.970(c)(50) effective 08/14/89.

   A.  Purpose. The purpose of this Subchapter shall be to limit the quantity of particulate matter emitted from fuel burning equipment.

   B.  Scope. This Subchapter applies to fuel burning installations utilized for the primary purpose of producing steam, hot water, hot air or other indirect heating of liquids, gases, or solids where the products of combustion do not have direct contact with process materials. Fuel includes coal, coke, lignite, coke breeze, fuel oil, wood, or other fuels. When any products or by-products of a manufacturing process are burned for the same purpose or in conjunction with any fuel, the same maximum emission limitations shall apply.

   C.  Limitations. No person shall cause, suffer, allow or permit the emission of particulate matter to the atmosphere from any fuel burning equipment in excess of 0.6 pounds per 10^6 BTU of heat input.

   AUTHORITY NOTE:  Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 30:1084.
   HISTORICAL NOTE:  Promulgated by the Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Air Quality and Nuclear Energy, Air Quality Division in LR 13:741 (December 1987), as amended in LR 14:348 (June 1988).