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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 63Subpart UUU → Appendix


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 63—NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARDS FOR HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS FOR SOURCE CATEGORIES (CONTINUED)
Subpart UUU—National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Petroleum Refineries: Catalytic Cracking Units, Catalytic Reforming Units, and Sulfur Recovery Units


Table 4 to Subpart UUU of Part 63—Requirements for Performance Tests for Metal HAP Emissions From Catalytic Cracking Units

As stated in §§63.1564(b)(2) and 63.1571(a)(5), you shall meet each requirement in the following table that applies to you.

For each new or existing catalytic cracking unit catalyst regenerator vent .  .  .You must .  .  .Using .  .  .According to these
requirements .  .  .
1. Anya. Select sampling port's location and the number of traverse portsMethod 1 or 1A in appendix A-1 to part 60 of this chapterSampling sites must be located at the outlet of the control device or the outlet of the regenerator, as applicable, and prior to any releases to the atmosphere.
   b. Determine velocity and volumetric flow rateMethod 2, 2A, 2C, 2D, or 2F in appendix A-1 to part 60 of this chapter, or Method 2G in appendix A-2 to part 60 of this chapter, as applicable
   c. Conduct gas molecular weight analysisMethod 3, 3A, or 3B in appendix A-2 to part 60 of this chapter, as applicable
   d. Measure moisture content of the stack gasMethod 4 in appendix A-3 to part 60 of this chapter
   e. If you use an electrostatic precipitator, record the total number of fields in the control system and how many operated during the applicable performance test
   f. If you use a wet scrubber, record the total amount (rate) of water (or scrubbing liquid) and the amount (rate) of make-up liquid to the scrubber during each test run
2. Subject to the NSPS for PM in 40 CFR 60.102 and not elect §60.100(e)a. Measure PM emissionsMethod 5, 5B, or 5F (40 CFR part 60, appendix A-3) to determine PM emissions and associated moisture content for units without wet scrubbers. Method 5 or 5B (40 CFR part 60, appendix A-3) to determine PM emissions and associated moisture content for unit with wet scrubberYou must maintain a sampling rate of at least 0.15 dry standard cubic meters per minute (dscm/min) (0.53 dry standard cubic feet per minute (dscf/min)).
   b. Compute coke burn-off rate and PM emission rate (lb/1,000 lb of coke burn-off)Equations 1, 2, and 3 of §63.1564 (if applicable)
   c. Measure opacity of emissionsContinuous opacity monitoring systemYou must collect opacity monitoring data every 10 seconds during the entire period of the Method 5, 5B, or 5F performance test and reduce the data to 6-minute averages.
3. Subject to the NSPS for PM in 40 CFR 60.102a(b)(1) or elect §60.100(e), electing the PM for coke burn-off limita. Measure PM emissionsMethod 5, 5B, or 5F (40 CFR part 60, appendix A-3) to determine PM emissions and associated moisture content for units without wet scrubbers. Method 5 or 5B (40 CFR part 60, appendix A-3) to determine PM emissions and associated moisture content for unit with wet scrubberYou must maintain a sampling rate of at least 0.15 dscm/min (0.53 dscf/min).
   b. Compute coke burn-off rate and PM emission rate (lb/1,000 lb of coke burn-off)Equations 1, 2, and 3 of §63.1564 (if applicable)
   c. Establish site-specific limit if you use a COMSContinuous opacity monitoring systemIf you elect to comply with the site-specific opacity limit in §63.1564(b)(4)(i), you must collect opacity monitoring data every 10 seconds during the entire period of the Method 5, 5B, or 5F performance test. For site specific opacity monitoring, reduce the data to 6-minute averages; determine and record the average opacity for each test run; and compute the site-specific opacity limit using Equation 4 of §63.1564.
4. Subject to the NSPS for PM in 40 CFR 60.102a(b)(1) or elect §60.100(e)a. Measure PM emissionsMethod 5, 5B, or 5F (40 CFR part 60, appendix A-3) to determine PM emissions and associated moisture content for units without wet scrubbers. Method 5 or 5B (40 CFR part 60, appendix A-3) to determine PM emissions and associated moisture content for unit with wet scrubberYou must maintain a sampling rate of at least 0.15 dscm/min (0.53 dscf/min).
5. Option 1a: Elect NSPS subpart J requirements for PM per coke burn-off limit, not subject to the NSPS for PM in 40 CFR 60.102 or 60.102a(b)(1)See item 2 of this table.
6. Option 1b: Elect NSPS subpart Ja requirements for PM per coke burn-off limit, not subject to the NSPS for PM in 40 CFR 60.102 or 60.102a(b)(1)See item 3 of this table
7. Option 1c: Elect NSPS requirements for PM concentration, not subject to the NSPS for PM in 40 CFR 60.102 or 60.102a(b)(1)See item 4 of this table
8. Option 2: PM per coke burn-off limit, not subject to the NSPS for PM in 40 CFR 60.102 or 60.102a(b)(1)See item 3 of this table
9. Option 3: Ni lb/hr limit, not subject to the NSPS for PM in 40 CFR 60.102 or 60.102a(b)(1)a. Measure concentration of Ni

b. Compute Ni emission rate (lb/hr)
Method 29 (40 CFR part 60, appendix A-8)
Equation 5 of §63.1564
   c. Determine the equilibrium catalyst Ni concentrationXRF procedure in appendix A to this subpart 1; or EPA Method 6010B or 6020 or EPA Method 7520 or 7521 in SW-8462; or an alternative to the SW-846 method satisfactory to the AdministratorYou must obtain 1 sample for each of the 3 test runs; determine and record the equilibrium catalyst Ni concentration for each of the 3 samples; and you may adjust the laboratory results to the maximum value using Equation 1 of §63.1571, if applicable.
   d. If you use a continuous opacity monitoring system, establish your site-specific Ni operating limiti. Equations 6 and 7 of §63.1564 using data from continuous opacity monitoring system, gas flow rate, results of equilibrium catalyst Ni concentration analysis, and Ni emission rate from Method 29 test(1) You must collect opacity monitoring data every 10 seconds during the entire period of the initial Ni performance test; reduce the data to 6-minute averages; and determine and record the average opacity from all the 6-minute averages for each test run.
   (2) You must collect gas flow rate monitoring data every 15 minutes during the entire period of the initial Ni performance test; measure the gas flow as near as practical to the continuous opacity monitoring system; and determine and record the hourly average actual gas flow rate for each test run.
10. Option 4: Ni per coke burn-off limit, not subject to the NSPS for PM in 40 CFR 60.102 or 60.102a(b)(1)a. Measure concentration of Ni.

b. Compute Ni emission rate (lb/1,000 lb of coke burn-off)
Method 29 (40 CFR part 60, appendix A-8).
Equations 1 and 8 of §63.1564
   c. Determine the equilibrium catalyst Ni concentrationSee item 9.c. of this tableYou must obtain 1 sample for each of the 3 test runs; determine and record the equilibrium catalyst Ni concentration for each of the 3 samples; and you may adjust the laboratory results to the maximum value using Equation 2 of §63.1571, if applicable.
   d. If you use a continuous opacity monitoring system, establish your site-specific Ni operating limiti. Equations 9 and 10 of §63.1564 with data from continuous opacity monitoring system, coke burn-off rate, results of equilibrium catalyst Ni concentration analysis, and Ni emission rate from Method 29 test(1) You must collect opacity monitoring data every 10 seconds during the entire period of the initial Ni performance test; reduce the data to 6-minute averages; and determine and record the average opacity from all the 6-minute averages for each test run.
   (2) You must collect gas flow rate monitoring data every 15 minutes during the entire period of the initial Ni performance test; measure the gas flow rate as near as practical to the continuous opacity monitoring system; and determine and record the hourly average actual gas flow rate for each test run.
   e. Record the catalyst addition rate for each test and schedule for the 10-day period prior to the test
11. If you elect item 5 Option 1b in Table 1, item 7 Option 2 in Table 1, item 8 Option 3 in Table 1, or item 9 Option 4 in Table 1 of this subpart and you use continuous parameter monitoring systemsa. Establish each operating limit in Table 2 of this subpart that applies to youData from the continuous parameter monitoring systems and applicable performance test methods
   b. Electrostatic precipitator or wet scrubber: Gas flow ratei. Data from the continuous parameter monitoring systems and applicable performance test methods(1) You must collect gas flow rate monitoring data every 15 minutes during the entire period of the initial performance test; determine and record the average gas flow rate for each test run.
   (2) You must determine and record the 3-hr average gas flow rate from the test runs. Alternatively, before August 1, 2017, you may determine and record the maximum hourly average gas flow rate from all the readings.
   c. Electrostatic precipitator: Total power (voltage and current) and secondary currenti. Data from the continuous parameter monitoring systems and applicable performance test methods(1) You must collect voltage, current, and secondary current monitoring data every 15 minutes during the entire period of the performance test; and determine and record the average voltage, current, and secondary current for each test run. Alternatively, before August 1, 2017, you may collect voltage and secondary current (or total power input) monitoring data every 15 minutes during the entire period of the initial performance test.
   (2) You must determine and record the 3-hr average total power to the system for the test runs and the 3-hr average secondary current from the test runs. Alternatively, before August 1, 2017, you may determine and record the minimum hourly average voltage and secondary current (or total power input) from all the readings.
   d. Electrostatic precipitator or wet scrubber: Equilibrium catalyst Ni concentrationResults of analysis for equilibrium catalyst Ni concentrationYou must determine and record the average equilibrium catalyst Ni concentration for the 3 runs based on the laboratory results. You may adjust the value using Equation 1 or 2 of §63.1571 as applicable.
   e. Wet scrubber: Pressure drop (not applicable to non-venturi scrubber of jet ejector design)i. Data from the continuous parameter monitoring systems and applicable performance test methods(1) You must collect pressure drop monitoring data every 15 minutes during the entire period of the initial performance test; and determine and record the average pressure drop for each test run.
(2) You must determine and record the 3-hr average pressure drop from the test runs. Alternatively, before August 1, 2017, you may determine and record the minimum hourly average pressure drop from all the readings.
   f. Wet scrubber: Liquid-to-gas ratioi. Data from the continuous parameter monitoring systems and applicable performance test methods(1) You must collect gas flow rate and total water (or scrubbing liquid) flow rate monitoring data every 15 minutes during the entire period of the initial performance test; determine and record the average gas flow rate for each test run; and determine the average total water (or scrubbing liquid) flow for each test run.
   (2) You must determine and record the hourly average liquid-to-gas ratio from the test runs. Alternatively, before August 1, 2017, you may determine and record the hourly average gas flow rate and total water (or scrubbing liquid) flow rate from all the readings.
   (3) You must determine and record the 3-hr average liquid-to-gas ratio. Alternatively, before August 1, 2017, you may determine and record the minimum liquid-to-gas ratio.
   g. Alternative procedure for gas flow ratei. Data from the continuous parameter monitoring systems and applicable performance test methods(1) You must collect air flow rate monitoring data or determine the air flow rate using control room instrumentation every 15 minutes during the entire period of the initial performance test.
   (2) You must determine and record the 3-hr average rate of all the readings from the test runs. Alternatively, before August 1, 2017, you may determine and record the hourly average rate of all the readings.
   (3) You must determine and record the maximum gas flow rate using Equation 1 of §63.1573.

1Determination of Metal Concentration on Catalyst Particles (Instrumental Analyzer Procedure).

2EPA Method 6010B, Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectrometry, EPA Method 6020, Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry, EPA Method 7520, Nickel Atomic Absorption, Direct Aspiration, and EPA Method 7521, Nickel Atomic Absorption, Direct Aspiration are included in “Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste, Physical/Chemical Methods,” EPA Publication SW-846, Revision 5 (April 1998). The SW-846 and Updates (document number 955-001-00000-1) are available for purchase from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office, Washington, DC 20402, (202) 512-1800; and from the National Technical Information Services (NTIS), 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161, (703) 487-4650. Copies may be inspected at the EPA Docket Center, William Jefferson Clinton (WJC) West Building, (Air Docket), Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC; or at the Office of the Federal Register, 800 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC.

[80 FR 75285, Dec. 1, 2015, as amended at 83 FR 60725, Nov. 26, 2018]

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