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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 60Subpart BBBB → Subject Group

Title 40: Protection of Environment
Subpart BBBB—Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Small Municipal Waste Combustion Units Constructed on or Before August 30, 1999

Use of Model Rule

§60.1570   What is the “model rule” in this subpart?

(a) The model rule is the portion of the emission guidelines (§§60.1585 through 60.1905) that addresses the regulatory requirements applicable to small municipal waste combustion units. The model rule provides the requirements in a regulation format.

(b) In the model rule, “you” means the owner or operator of a small municipal waste combustion unit.

§60.1575   How does the model rule relate to the required elements of my State plan?

The model rule may be used to satisfy the State plan requirements specified in §60.1515(a)(4) and (5). Alternative language may be used in your State plan, but only if you can demonstrate that the alternative language is as protective as the model rule.

§60.1580   What are the principal components of the model rule?

The model rule contains five major components:

(a) Increments of progress toward compliance.

(b) Good combustion practices:

(1) Operator training.

(2) Operator certification.

(3) Operating requirements.

(c) Emission limits.

(d) Monitoring and stack testing.

(e) Recordkeeping and reporting.

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