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Oklahoma SIP: OAC 252:100-37-41 to 252:100-37-42: Permit by Rule for VOC Storage and Leading Facilities

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

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


As adopted in the Oklahoma Register June 1, 1999 (16 Ok Reg 1767) effective June 11, 1999.
Approved by EPA December 29, 2008 (73 FR 79400) effective February 27, 2009 (OKd06).

252:100-37-41.  Applicability, OKd06
252:100-37-42.  Permit-by-rule requirements, OKd06

252:100-37-41.  Applicability

     Any new VOC storage and/or loading facility may be constructed and any existing VOC storage and/or loading facility may be operated under this Part if the following conditions are met.
          (1)  The facility is located in an area designated as unknown or attainment for ozone.
          (2)  Each storage vessel located at the facility meets one of the following criteria.
               (A)  The storage capacity is 19,813 gal (75 m3) or less.
               (B)  The storage capacity is greater than 19,813 gal (75 m3) but less than 39,889 gal (151 m3) and the liquid stored has a maximum true vapor pressure less than 2.18 psia (15.0 kPa).
               (C)  The storage capacity is greater than or equal to 39,889 gal (151 m3) and the liquid stored has a maximum true vapor pressure less than 0.51 psia (3.5 kPa).
          (3)  The facility is designed to have a throughput of 19,998 gal/d (75,700 l/d) or less from the aggregate loading pipes.
          (4)  The facility meets the requirements of 252:100-7-60(a), (b), and (c).

252:100-37-42.  Permit-by-rule requirements

     (a)  An owner or operator shall submit annual emission inventory reports and meet the requirements of 252:100-37-5, regarding operation and maintenance, and 252:100-37-38, regarding pumps and compressors.

     (b)  No owner or operator shall build or install a new stationary VOC storage vessel with a capacity of 400 gal (1.5 m3) or greater unless it is equipped with a permanent submerged fill pipe as defined in 252:100-37-2.

     (c)  No owner or operator shall build or install a stationary VOC loading facility unless each loading pipe is equipped with a system for submerged filling of tank trucks or trailers which is installed and operated to maintain a 97 percent submergence factor.

     (d)  The owner or operator of a vessel with a storage capacity greater than 10,567 gal (40 m3) shall maintain records on site of the dimensions of the storage vessel and an analysis showing the capacity.