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New Mexico SIP: NM except Bernalillo County Part 34: Oil Burning Equipment-Nitrogen Dioxide

Regulatory Text: 
              P. O. BOX 26110/1190 ST. FRANCIS DRIVE
                 SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO  87502-0110



(Approved by EPA 09/26/97 (62 FR 50518) at 52.1620(c)(66) effective 11/25/97. Dates in brackets within the regulation are State effective dates.)

100. ISSUING AGENCY:     Environmental Improvement Board.  [11-30-95]

101. SCOPE:    All geographic areas within the jurisdiction of the Environmental Improvement Board.  [11-30-95]

102. STATUTORY AUTHORITY:     Environmental Improvement Act, NMSA 1978, Section 74-1-8(A)(4) and (7), and Air Quality Control Act, NMSA 1978, Sections 74-2-1 et seq., including specifically, Section 74-2-5(A), (B) and (C). [11-30-95]

103. DURATION: Permanent.  [11-30-95]

104. EFFECTIVE DATE:     November 30, 1995.  [11-30-95]

105. OBJECTIVE:     The objective of this Part is to establish nitrogen dioxide emission standards for oil burning equipment.  [11-30-95]

106. AMENDMENT AND SUPERSESSION OF PRIOR REGULATIONS:  This Part amends and supersedes Air Quality Control Regulation ("AQCR") 606 - Oil Burning Equipment - Nitrogen Dioxide last filed February 17, 1972.

     A.   All references to AQCR 606 in any other rule shall be construed as a reference to this Part.

     B.   The amendment and supersession of AQCR 606 shall not affect any administrative or judicial enforcement action pending on the effective date of such amendment nor the validity of any permit issued pursuant to AQCR 606. [11-30-95]

107. DEFINITIONS:  In addition to the terms defined in Part 2 - Definitions, as used in this Part:  [11-30-95]

     A.   "Part" means an air quality control regulation under Title 20, Chapter 2 of the New Mexico Administrative Code, unless otherwise noted; as adopted or amended by the Board. [11-30-95]

108. REQUIREMENT:   The owner or operator of oil burning equipment having a heat input of greater than 1,000,000 million British Thermal Units per year per unit shall not permit, cause, suffer or allow nitrogen dioxide emissions to the atmosphere in excess of 0.3 pounds per million British Thermal Units of heat input.  [11-30-95]