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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 60Subpart MMMM → Subject Group

Title 40: Protection of Environment
Subpart MMMM—Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Existing Sewage Sludge Incineration Units

Use of Model Rule

§60.5070   What is the “model rule” in this subpart?

(a) The model rule is the portion of these emission guidelines (§§60.5085 through 60.5250) that addresses the regulatory requirements applicable to SSI units. The model rule provides these requirements in regulation format. You must develop a state plan that is at least as protective as the model rule. You may use the model rule language as part of your state plan. Alternative language may be used in your state plan if you demonstrate that the alternative language is at least as protective as the model rule contained in this subpart.

(b) In the model rule of §§60.5085 through 60.5250, “you” and “Administrator” have the meaning specified in §60.5250.

§60.5075   How does the model rule relate to the required elements of my state plan?

Use the model rule to satisfy the state plan requirements specified in §60.5015(a)(3) through (a)(5).

§60.5080   What are the principal components of the model rule?

The model rule contains the nine major components listed in paragraphs (a) through (i) of this section.

(a) Increments of progress toward compliance.

(b) Operator training and qualification.

(c) Emission limits, emission standards, and operating limits.

(d) Initial compliance requirements.

(e) Continuous compliance requirements.

(f) Performance testing, monitoring, and calibration requirements.

(g) Recordkeeping and reporting.

(h) Definitions.

(i) Tables.

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