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Albuquerque SIP: Part 90 (Reg 23. Source Surveillance) SIP effective 1993-04-26 to 2005-02-28

Regulatory Text: 

(Approved by EPA 02/23/93 (58 FR 10972) at 52.1620(c)(49) effective 04/26/93.)

23.01   The owner or operator of any stationary source of an air contaminant shall, upon notification by the Director, maintain records of the nature and amounts of emissions, to which an air quality control emission regulation applies, from the source and any other information as may be deemed necessary by the Director to determine whether the source is in compliance with applicable regulations.

23.02   The information recorded as specified in subsection 23.01 shall be summarized and reported to the Director, on forms furnished by the Director, and shall be submitted within forty-five (45) days after the end of the reporting period.  Reporting periods are November 1 through April 30 and May 1 through October 31 or such other periods as the Director may deem necessary.  Information reported to the Director shall be signed by the person responsible for its accuracy.

23.03   Emission data obtained by the Director shall be correlated with applicable emission limitations and other control measures and be made available to the public during normal business hours.

23.04   The owner or operator of a stationary source shall, to determine compliance with these regulations or to meet the source sampling requirements of a compliance schedule, conduct performance tests or allow the Director to conduct performance tests as specified in subsection 23.06.

23.05   The Director shall establish a periodic visual surveillance system to detect and investigate apparent violations of visible emission limitations and such complaints relating to apparent violations of these regulations as may occur.


    A.  As required by the Director, the owner or operator of a stationary source shall conduct performance tests and furnish the Director with a written report of the results.

    B.  Performance tests shall be conducted and the results reported in accordance with the test method, as set forth in the Federal Register, Volume 36, No. 247, December 23, 1971, Part 60.8, or an approved alternate test method.  The Director shall have ten (10) days prior notice before such testing is performed.

    C.  The owner or operator shall permit the Director to conduct performance tests at any reasonable time and shall operate the stationary source for such testing purposes as the Director shall specify.

    D.  Each performance test shall consist of three repetitions of the applicable test procedure.  For the purpose of determining compliance with an applicable standard of performance, the average of results of all repetitions shall apply.

    E.  The Director shall determine that the performance test method has been properly performed before accepting the results submitted by the owner or operator of the source.

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