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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 65Subpart F → §65.115


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 65—CONSOLIDATED FEDERAL AIR RULE
Subpart F—Equipment Leaks


§65.115   Standards: Closed vent systems and control devices; or emissions routed to a fuel gas system or process.

(a) Compliance schedule. The owner or operator shall comply with this section no later than the implementation date specified in §65.1(f).

(b) Compliance standard. (1) Owners or operators of closed vent systems and nonflare control devices used to comply with provisions of this subpart shall design and operate the closed vent systems and nonflare control devices to reduce emissions of regulated material with an efficiency of 95 percent or greater, or to reduce emissions of regulated material to a concentration of 20 parts per million by volume or, for an enclosed combustion device, to provide a minimum residence time of 0.50 second at a minimum of 760 °C (1400 °F). Owners and operators of closed vent systems and nonflare control devices used to comply with this part shall comply with the provisions of §65.142(d), except as provided in §65.102(b). Note that this includes the startup, shutdown, and malfunction provisions of §65.6.

(2) Owners or operators of closed vent systems and flares used to comply with the provisions of this subpart shall design and operate the flare as specified in §65.142(d), except as provided in §65.102(b). Note that this includes the startup, shutdown, and malfunction provisions of §65.6.

(3) Owners or operators routing emissions from equipment leaks to a fuel gas system or process shall comply with the provisions of §65.142(d), except as provided in §65.102(b).

[65 FR 78285, Dec. 14, 2000, as amended at 71 FR 20472, Apr. 20, 2006]

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