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Existing Stationary Sources [9 VAC 5 ‑ 40]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes emission standards consisting of emission limits and control technology requirements and other requirements which control levels of criteria, designated and welfare- related pollutants being emitted into the ambient air. Establishes source surveillance requirements which (i) provide the enforcement basis, specify test methods and procedures, and specify procedures for continuous or process parameter monitoring for determining compliance with the emission standards; and (ii) require the owner to provide certain notifications, records and reports.
State Authority Section 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Clean Air Act (Sections 110, 111, 123, 129, 171, 172 and 182)

40 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 51 and 60
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

To ensure that owners comply with air pollution emission limits and control technology requirements in order to control levels of criteria and designated pollutants being emitted into the ambient air.

To prohibit emissions which would (i) contribute to nonattainment of any air quality standard or interference with maintenance of any standard or (ii) adversely impact public health and/or welfare.

To enable the department to carry out sorce surveillance and compliance activities.

To prevent the release of hazardous air pollutants and to prevent the creation of a nuisance from open burning.

To enhance the ability of local governments to regulate open burning.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Gary E. Graham 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: gary.graham@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4103    FAX: (804)698-4510    TDD: (804)698-4021
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Emission Standards for Volatile Organic Compounds from Petroleum Liquid Storage and Transfer Operations, Stage II (Rev. C14) Fast-Track Secretary of Natural Resources review in progress.
VOC Emissions - Miscellaneous Metal and Plastic Parts Coating Operations (REV. E09) Proposed Governor's office review in progress.
VOC Emission Standards - Miscellaneous (REV. D09) Proposed Governor's office review in progress.
VOC Emission Standards - Printing (REV. C09) Proposed Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Commercial/Industrial Solid Waste Incinerators (Rev. E13) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/28/2013.
Sewage Sludge Incinerators (Rev. B12) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/15/2012.
Repeal of Consumer Product Regulations (Articles 39, 42, 49 and 50) ( Rev. A12) Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/27/2012.
Repeal of Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators (Rev. J11) Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/27/2012.
Citation Update (Rev. D11) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/17/2011.
Consumer and Commercial Products (Rev. J07) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/1/2013.
Case-By-Case Control Technology Determinations (Rev. E04c) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/20/2010.
Recodification of Open Burning Rule Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/18/2009.
Opacity Source Surveillance Methods (Rev. F07) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/12/2007.
Emission Standards for Stationary Sources Subject to Case-by-Case BART Determinations (Rev. G05) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2007.
Case-by-Case RACT Determinations (Rev. E04) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/15/2006.
Existing Stationary Sources - Open Burning (Rev. H03) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/18/2006.
VOC and NOx Emissions Control Areas (Rev. D04) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/4/2006.
Amendment to Regulations Governing Small Municipal Waste Combustors (Rev. C05) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/4/2005.
Consumer Products (Rev. G03) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/9/2005.
VOC Early Reduction Credit (Rev. C03) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/24/2004.
VOC Emission Standards (C02) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/24/2004.
Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (Rev. B02) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/29/2004.
Emission Standards for Large Municipal Waste Combustors (Revision B03) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2003.
Small Municipal Waste Combustors (Rev. K00) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/10/2003.
Commercial/Industrial Solid Waste Incinerators (Rev. J00) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/10/2003.
Emission Standards for Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators (Revision A03) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2003.
Northern Virginia Ozone Nonattainment Area Reclassification (Rev. D03) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/4/2003.
Visible Emissions and Fugitive Dust/Emissions (Rev. C00) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/1/2003.
Rev. D97 - Special Provisions for Existing Sources, New and Modified Sources, and Hazardous Air Pollutant Sources - FINAL ACTION TAKEN (SEE 7/01/02 REGISTER) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2002.
Emission Standards for Toxic Pollutants (Rev G00) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/1/2002.
Control of Nitrogen Oxides from Stationary Sources Rev. A99) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2002.
Emission Standards for Petroleum Liquid Storage and Transfer Operations (Rev. E00) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/1/2000.
Rev. S97 - Hospital/Medical/Infections Waste Incinerators Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2000.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Mobile Sources (Rev. I00) Proposed Stage withdrawn before DPB completed its review.
Rev. C97 - Emission Standards for Mobile Sources (Withdrawn - See 9 VAC 5-180) NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 1/1/1900 before the comment period ended.
Rev. G97 - Hazardous Pollutants Proposed Stage withdrawn on 1/1/1900 before the comment period concluded.
Rev. F97 - Petroleum Liquid Storage and Transfer Operations NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 1/28/2000 after the comment period had ended.