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Albuquerque SIP: Part 90 (Reg 19. Breakdown, Abnormal Operating Conditions, or Scheduled Maintenance) SIP effective 1980-04-10 to 2005-02-28

Regulatory Text: 

(Approved by EPA 04/10/80 (45 FR 24468) at 52.1620(c)(11) effective 04/10/80.)

19.01   Operation of any equipment or air pollution control devices or apparatus so as to cause emissions of air contaminants in excess of limits set by these air pollution control regulations, which is a direct result of breakdown of equipment or of abnormal operating conditions, or is a direct result of the shut-down of such equipment or air pollution control devices or apparatus for scheduled maintenance, is not a violation of these air pollution control regulations, provided:

     A.   As to scheduled maintenance, the occurrence is reported in advance to the Director during his working hours, and that such work is performed during periods of non-operation and when the Air Pollution Potential Index is under 50.

     B.   As to breakdown of equipment or abnormal operating conditions, the occurrence has been reported to the Director as soon as practicable, but no later than two (2) hours after occurrence, except that when the Director's office is closed, such report shall be made within two (2) hours after said office reopens for regular business.

     C.   Repairs are made with maximum, reasonable effort, including use of off-shift labor, overtime or work periods of non-operation.

     D.   The emission of air contaminants is minimized as much as reasonably possible during breakdown of equipment, abnormal operating conditions or scheduled maintenance.

     E.   In the event of emission of air contaminants of a nature or in quantities which would endanger public health or safety, such emission is stopped entirely or reduced to harmless levels as soon as possible.

     F.   Breakdown of equipment or abnormal operating conditions do not occur with such frequency that careless, marginal, unsafe or deliberate abnormal operation is indicated.

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