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Oklahoma OAC 252:100-31, CONTROL OF EMISSION OF SULFUR COMPOUNDS, Part 1. General Provisions, SIP effective January 3, 2000 (OKc48) to September 2, 2019

Regulatory Text: 
Oklahoma Administrative Code.  Title 252.  Department of Environmental Quality 

Chapter 100.  Air Pollution Control (OAC 252:100)


PART 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS, SIP effective January 3, 2000 (OKc48) to September 2, 2019.
As adopted in Oklahoma Register May 16, 1994 (11 Ok Reg 2031) effective May 26, 1994.
Approved by EPA November 3, 1999 (64 FR 59629) effective January 3, 2000 (OKc48).

252:100-31-1.  Purpose, OKc48
252:100-31-2.  Definitions, OKc48
252:100-31-3.  Performance testing, OKc48

252:100-31-1.  Purpose

     The purpose of this Subchapter is to control emissions of sulfur compounds from stationary sources in order to prevent the Oklahoma Air Quality Standard from being exceeded and insure that degradation of the present level of air quality in Oklahoma does not occur.

252:100-31-2.  Definitions

     The following words or terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meaning, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
     "Black liquor solids" means the dry weight of the solids which enter the recovery furnace in the black liquor.
     "Digester system" means each continuous digester or each batch digester used for the cooking of wood in white liquor, and associated flash tank(s), below tank(s), chip steamer(s), and condenser(s).
     "Existing source" means an air contaminant source which is in being on the effective date of the applicable section.
     "Lime kiln" means a unit used to calcine lime mud, which consists primarily of calcium carbonate, into quicklime, which is calcium oxide.
     "Multiple-effect evaporator system" means the multiple-effect evaporators and associated condenser(s) and hotwell(s) used to concentrate the spent cooking liquid that is separated from the pulp (black liquor).
     "New installation (source or equipment)" means an air contaminant source which is not in being on the effective date of the applicable section and any existing source which is altered, replaced, or rebuilt after the effective date of the rules such that the amount of air contaminant emissions is increased.  
     "Recovery furnace" means either a straight kraft recovery furnace or a cross recovery furnace, and includes the direct-contact evaporator for a direct contact furnace.
     "Smelt dissolving tank" means a vessel used for dissolving the smelt collected from the recovery furnace.  
     "Total reduced sulfur" is the sum of the compounds hydrogen sulfide, methyl mercaptan, dimethyl sulfide, and dimethyl disulfide.

252:100-31-3.  Performance testing

     Testing to determine whether emission standards set in this Subchapter are met shall be conducted by the source following 40 CFR Part 60, Appendix A, Test Methods.