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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 97 → Subpart H


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 97—FEDERAL NOX BUDGET TRADING PROGRAM, CAIR NOX AND SO2 TRADING PROGRAMS, CSAPR NOX AND SO2 TRADING PROGRAMS, AND TEXAS SO2 TRADING PROGRAM


Subpart H—Monitoring and Reporting


Contents
§97.70   General requirements.
§97.71   Initial certification and recertification procedures.
§97.72   Out of control periods.
§97.73   Notifications.
§97.74   Recordkeeping and reporting.
§97.75   Petitions.
§97.76   Additional requirements to provide heat input data.

§97.70   General requirements.

The owners and operators, and to the extent applicable, the NOX authorized account representative of a NOX Budget unit, shall comply with the monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements as provided in this subpart and in subpart H of part 75 of this chapter. For purposes of complying with such requirements, the definitions in §97.2 and in §72.2 of this chapter shall apply, and the terms “affected unit,” “designated representative,” and “continuous emission monitoring system” (or “CEMS”) in part 75 of this chapter shall be deemed to refer to the terms “NOX Budget unit,” “NOX authorized account representative,” and “continuous emission monitoring system” (or “CEMS”) respectively, as defined in §97.2. The owner or operator of a unit that is not a NOX Budget unit but that is monitored under §75.72(b)(2)(ii) of this chapter shall comply with the monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements for a NOX Budget unit under this part.

(a) Requirements for installation, certification, and data accounting. The owner or operator of each NOX Budget unit shall meet the following requirements. These provisions shall also apply to a unit for which an application for a NOX Budget opt-in permit is submitted and not denied or withdrawn, as provided in subpart I of this part:

(1) Install all monitoring systems required under this subpart for monitoring NOX mass emissions. This includes all systems required to monitor NOX emission rate, NOX concentration, heat input rate, and stack flow rate, in accordance with §§75.71 and 75.72 of this chapter.

(2) Install all monitoring systems for monitoring heat input rate.

(3) Successfully complete all certification tests required under §97.71 and meet all other requirements of this subpart and part 75 of this chapter applicable to the monitoring systems under paragraphs (a)(1) and (2) of this section.

(4) Record, report, and quality-assure the data from the monitoring systems under paragraphs (a)(1) and (2) of this section.

(b) Compliance deadlines. The owner or operator shall meet the certification and other requirements of paragraphs (a)(1) through (a)(3) of this section on or before the following dates. The owner or operator shall record, report and quality-assure the data from the monitoring systems under paragraphs (a)(1) and (a)(2) of this section on and after the following dates.

(1) For the owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit for which the owner or operator intends to apply for early reduction credits under §97.43, by May 1, 2001. If the owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit fails to meet this deadline, he or she is not eligible to apply for early reduction credits and is subject to the deadline under paragraph (b)(2) of this section.

(2) For the owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit under §97.4(a) that commences operation before January 1, 2003 and that is not subject to or does not meet the deadline under paragraph (b)(1) of this section, by May 1, 2003.

(3) For the owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit under §97.4(a) that commences operation on or after January 1, 2003 and that reports on an annual basis under §97.74(d) by the following dates:

(i) The earlier of 90 unit operating days after the date on which the unit commences commercial operation or 180 calendar days after the date on which the unit commences commercial operation; or

(ii) May 1, 2003, if the compliance date under paragraph (b)(3)(i) of this section is before May 1, 2003.

(4) For the owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit under §97.4(a) that commences operation on or after January 1, 2003 and that reports on a control period basis under §97.74(d)(2)(ii), by the following dates:

(i) The earlier of 90 unit operating days or 180 calendar days after the date on which the unit commences commercial operation, if this compliance date is during a control period; or

(ii) May 1 immediately following the compliance date under paragraph (b)(4)(i) of this section, if such compliance date is not during a control period.

(5) For the owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit that has a new stack or flue or add-on NOX emission controls for which construction is completed after the applicable deadline under paragraph (b)(1), (b)(2), (b)(3), or (b)(4) of this section or under subpart I of this part and that reports on an annual basis under §97.74(d), by the earlier of 90 unit operating days or 180 calendar days after the date on which emissions first exit to the atmosphere through the new stack or flue or add-on NOX emission controls.

(6) For the owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit that has a new stack or flue or add-on NOX emission controls for which construction is completed after the applicable deadline under paragraph (b)(1), (b)(2), (b)(3), or (b)(4) of this section or under subpart I of this part and that reports on a control period basis under §97.74(d)(2)(ii), by the following dates:

(i) The earlier of 90 unit operating days or 180 calendar days after the date on which emissions first exit to the atmosphere through the new stack or flue or add-on NOX emission controls, if this compliance date is during a control period; or

(ii) May 1 immediately following the compliance date under paragraph (b)(6)(i) of this section, if such compliance date is not during a control period.

(7) For the owner or operator of a unit for which an application for a NOX Budget opt-in permit is submitted and not denied or withdrawn, by the date specified under subpart I of this part.

(c) Commencement of data reporting. (1) The owner or operator of NOX Budget units under paragraph (b)(1) or (b)(2) of this section shall determine, record and report NOX mass emissions, heat input rate, and any other values required to determine NOX mass emissions (e.g., NOX emission rate and heat input rate, or NOX concentration and stack flow rate) in accordance with §75.70(g) of this chapter, beginning on the first hour of the applicable compliance deadline in paragraph (b)(1) or (b)(2) of this section.

(2) The owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit under paragraph (b)(3) or (b)(4) of this section shall determine, record and report NOX mass emissions, heat input rate, and any other values required to determine NOX mass emissions (e.g., NOX emission rate and heat input rate, or NOX concentration and stack flow rate) and electric and thermal output in accordance with §75.70(g) of this chapter, beginning on:

(i) The date and hour on which the unit commences operation, if the date and hour on which the unit commences operation is during a control period; or

(ii) The first hour on May 1 of the first control period after the date and hour on which the unit commences operation, if the date and hour on which the unit commences operation is not during a control period.

(3) Notwithstanding paragraphs (c)(2)(i) and (c)(2)(ii) of this section, the owner or operator may begin reporting NOX mass emission data and heat input data before the date and hour under paragraph (c)(2)(i) or (c)(2)(ii) of this section if the unit reports on an annual basis and if the required monitoring systems are certified before the applicable date and hour under paragraph (c)(1) or (c)(2) of this section.

(d) Prohibitions. (1) No owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit shall use any alternative monitoring system, alternative reference method, or any other alternative for the required continuous emission monitoring system without having obtained prior written approval in accordance with §97.75.

(2) No owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit shall operate the unit so as to discharge, or allow to be discharged, NOX emissions to the atmosphere without accounting for all such emissions in accordance with the applicable provisions of this subpart and part 75 of this chapter, except as provided in §75.74 of this chapter.

(3) No owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit shall disrupt the continuous emission monitoring system, any portion thereof, or any other approved emission monitoring method, and thereby avoid monitoring and recording NOX mass emissions discharged into the atmosphere, except for periods of recertification or periods when calibration, quality assurance testing, or maintenance is performed in accordance with the applicable provisions of this subpart and part 75 of this chapter or except as provided in §75.74 of this chapter.

(4) No owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit shall retire or permanently discontinue use of the continuous emission monitoring system, any component thereof, or any other approved emission monitoring system under this subpart, except under any one of the following circumstances:

(i) During the period that the unit is covered by an exemption under §97.4(b) or §97.5 that is in effect;

(ii) The owner or operator is monitoring emissions from the unit with another certified monitoring system approved, in accordance with the applicable provisions of this subpart and part 75 of this chapter, by the permitting authority for use at that unit that provides emission data for the same pollutant or parameter as the retired or discontinued monitoring system; or

(iii) The NOX authorized account representative submits notification of the date of certification testing of a replacement monitoring system for the retired or discontinued monitoring system in accordance with §97.71(b)(2).

[65 FR 2727, Jan. 18, 2000, as amended at 67 FR 21530, Apr. 30, 2002; 69 FR 21647, Apr. 21, 2004]

§97.71   Initial certification and recertification procedures.

(a) The owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit that is subject to an Acid Rain emissions limitation shall comply with the initial certification and recertification procedures of part 75 of this chapter for NOX-diluent CEMS, flow monitors, NOX concentration CEMS, or excepted monitoring systems under appendix E of part 75 of this chapter for NOX. under appendix D for heat input, or under §75.19 for NOX and heat input, except that:

(1) If, prior to January 1, 1998, the Administrator approved a petition under §75.17(a) or (b) of this chapter for apportioning the NOX emission rate measured in a common stack or a petition under §75.66 of this chapter for an alternative to a requirement in §75.17 of this chapter, the NOX authorized account representative shall resubmit the petition to the Administrator under §97.75(a) to determine if the approval applies under the NOX Budget Trading Program.

(2) For any additional CEMS required under the common stack provisions in §75.72 of this chapter or for any NOX concentration CEMS used under the provisions of §75.71(a)(2) of this chapter, the owner or operator shall meet the requirements of paragraph (b) of this section.

(b) The owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit that is not subject to an Acid Rain emissions limitation shall comply with the following initial certification and recertification procedures. The owner or operator of such a unit that qualifies to use the low mass emissions excepted monitoring methodology under §75.19 of this chapter or that qualifies to use an alternative monitoring system under subpart E of part 75 of this chapter shall comply with the following procedures, as modified by paragraph (c) or (d) of this section. The owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit that is subject to an Acid Rain emissions limitation and that requires additional CEMS under the common stack provisions in §75.72 of this chapter or uses a NOX concentration CEMS under §75.71(a)(2) of this chapter shall comply with the following procedures.

(1) Requirements for initial certification. The owner or operator shall ensure that each emission monitoring system required by subpart H of part 75 of this chapter (which includes the automated data acquisition and handling system) successfully completes all of the initial certification testing required under §75.20 of this chapter by the applicable deadline in §97.70(b). In addition, whenever the owner or operator installs an emission monitoring system in order to meet the requirements of this part in a location where no such emission monitoring system was previously installed, initial certification in accordance with §75.20 of this chapter is required.

(2) Requirements for recertification. Whenever the owner or operator makes a replacement, modification, or change in a certified emission monitoring system that may significantly affect the ability of the system to accurately measure or record NOX mass emissions or heat input rate or to meet the requirements of §75.21 of this chapter or appendix B to part 75 of this chapter, the owner or operator shall recertify the emission monitoring system in accordance with §75.20(b) of this chapter. Furthermore, whenever the owner or operator makes a replacement, modification, or change to the flue gas handling system or the unit's operation that may significantly change the stack flow or concentration profile, the owner or operator shall recertify the continuous emissions monitoring system in accordance with §75.20(b) of this chapter. Examples of changes that require recertification include: replacement of the analyzer, complete replacement of an existing continuous emission monitoring system, or change in location or orientation of the sampling probe or site.

(3) Certification approval process for initial certification and recertification—(i) Notification of certification. The NOX authorized account representative shall submit to the Administrator, the appropriate EPA Regional Office and the permitting authority written notice of the dates of certification in accordance with §97.73.

(ii) Certification application. The NOX authorized account representative shall submit to the Administrator, the appropriate EPA Regional Office and the permitting authority a certification application for each emission monitoring system required under subpart H of part 75 of this chapter. A complete certification application shall include the information specified in subpart H of part 75 of this chapter.

(iii) Except for units using the low mass emission excepted methodology under §75.19 of this chapter, the provisional certification date for a monitor shall be determined in accordance with §75.20(a)(3) of this chapter. A provisionally certified monitor may be used under the NOX Budget Trading Program for a period not to exceed 120 days after receipt by the Administrator of the complete certification application for the monitoring system under paragraph (b)(3)(ii) of this section. Data measured and recorded by the provisionally certified monitoring system, in accordance with the requirements of part 75 of this chapter, will be considered valid quality-assured data (retroactive to the date and time of provisional certification), provided that the Administrator does not invalidate the provisional certification by issuing a notice of disapproval within 120 days of receipt of the complete certification application by the Administrator.

(iv) Certification application formal approval process. The Administrator will issue a written notice of approval or disapproval of the certification application to the owner or operator within 120 days of receipt of the complete certification application under paragraph (b)(3)(ii) of this section. In the event the Administrator does not issue such a notice within such 120-day period, each monitoring system that meets the applicable performance requirements of part 75 of this chapter and is included in the certification application will be deemed certified for use under the NOX Budget Trading Program.

(A) Approval notice. If the certification application is complete and shows that each monitoring system meets the applicable performance requirements of part 75 of this chapter, then the Administrator will issue a written notice of approval of the certification application within 120 days of receipt.

(B) Incomplete application notice. A certification application will be considered complete when all of the applicable information required to be submitted under paragraph (b)(3)(ii) of this section has been received by the Administrator. If the certification application is not complete, then the Administrator will issue a written notice of incompleteness that sets a reasonable date by which the NOX authorized account representative must submit the additional information required to complete the certification application. If the NOX authorized account representative does not comply with the notice of incompleteness by the specified date, then the Administrator may issue a notice of disapproval under paragraph (b)(3)(iv)(C) of this section. The 120-day review period shall not begin prior to receipt of a complete certification application.

(C) Disapproval notice. If the certification application shows that any monitoring system or component thereof does not meet the performance requirements of this part, or if the certification application is incomplete and the requirement for disapproval under paragraph (b)(3)(iv)(B) of this section has been met, then the Administrator will issue a written notice of disapproval of the certification application. Upon issuance of such notice of disapproval, the provisional certification is invalidated by the Administrator and the data measured and recorded by each uncertified monitoring system shall not be considered valid quality-assured data beginning with the date and hour of provisional certification (as defined under §75.20(a)(3) of this chapter). The owner or operator shall follow the procedures for loss of certification in paragraph (b)(3)(v) of this section for each monitoring system that is disapproved for initial certification.

(D) Audit decertification. The Administrator may issue a notice of disapproval of the certification status of a monitor in accordance with §97.72(b).

(v) Procedures for loss of certification. If the Administrator issues a notice of disapproval of a certification application under paragraph (b)(3)(iv)(C) of this section or a notice of disapproval of certification status under paragraph (b)(3)(iv)(D) of this section, then:

(A) The owner or operator shall substitute the following values, for each hour of unit operation during the period of invalid data specified under §75.20(a)(4)(iii), §75.20(b)(5), §75.20(h)(4), or §75.21(e) and continuing until the date and hour specified under §75.20(a)(5)(i) of this chapter:

(1) For units that the owner or operator intends to monitor or monitors for NOX emission rate and heat input rate or intends to determine or determines NOX mass emissions using the low mass emission excepted methodology under §75.19 of this chapter, the maximum potential NOX emission rate and the maximum potential hourly heat input of the unit; and

(2) For units that the owner or operator intends to monitor or monitors for NOX mass emissions using a NOX pollutant concentration monitor and a flow monitor, the maximum potential concentration of NOX and the maximum potential flow rate of the unit under section 2 of appendix A of part 75 of this chapter.

(B) The NOX authorized account representative shall submit a notification of certification retest dates and a new certification application in accordance with paragraphs (b)(3)(i) and (ii) of this section.

(C) The owner or operator shall repeat all certification tests or other requirements that were failed by the monitoring system, as indicated in the Administrator's notice of disapproval, no later than 30 unit operating days after the date of issuance of the notice of disapproval.

(c) Initial certification and recertification procedures for low mass emission units using the excepted methodologies under §75.19 of this chapter. The owner or operator of a gas-fired or oil-fired unit using the low mass emissions excepted methodology under §75.19 of this chapter and not subject to an Acid Rain emissions limitation shall meet the applicable general operating requirements of §75.10 of this chapter and the applicable requirements of §75.19 of this chapter. The owner or operator of such a unit shall also meet the applicable certification and recertification procedures of paragraph (b) of this section, except that the excepted methodology shall be deemed provisionally certified for use under the NOX Budget Trading Program as of the date on which a complete certification application is received by the Administrator. The methodology shall be considered to be certified either upon receipt of a written notice of approval from the Administrator or, if such notice is not provided, at the end of the Administrator's 120 day review period. However, a provisionally certified or certified low mass emissions excepted methodology shall not be used to report data under the NOX Budget Trading Program prior to the applicable commencement date specified in §75.19(a)(1)(ii) of this chapter.

(d) Certification/recertification procedures for alternative monitoring systems. The NOX authorized account representative of each unit not subject to an Acid Rain emissions limitation for which the owner or operator intends to use an alternative monitoring system approved by the Administrator under subpart E of part 75 of this chapter shall comply with the applicable certification procedures of paragraph (b) of this section before using the system under the NOX Budget Trading Program. The NOX authorized account representative shall also comply with the applicable recertification procedures of paragraph (b) of this section. Section 75.20(f) of this chapter shall apply to such alternative monitoring system.

[65 FR 2727, Jan. 18, 2000, as amended at 69 FR 21647, Apr. 21, 2004]

§97.72   Out of control periods.

(a) Whenever any emission monitoring system fails to meet the quality assurance or data validation requirements of part 75 of this chapter, data shall be substituted using the applicable procedures in subpart D, subpart H, appendix D, or appendix E of part 75 of this chapter.

(b) Audit decertification. Whenever both an audit of an emission monitoring system and a review of the initial certification or recertification application reveal that any system should not have been certified or recertified because it did not meet a particular performance specification or other requirement under §97.71 or the applicable provisions of part 75 of this chapter, both at the time of the initial certification or recertification application submission and at the time of the audit, the Administrator will issue a notice of disapproval of the certification status of such system. For the purposes of this paragraph, an audit shall be either a field audit or an audit of any information submitted to the permitting authority or the Administrator. By issuing the notice of disapproval, the Administrator revokes prospectively the certification status of the system. The data measured and recorded by the system shall not be considered valid quality-assured data from the date of issuance of the notification of the revoked certification status until the date and time that the owner or operator completes subsequently approved initial certification or recertification tests for the system. The owner or operator shall follow the initial certification or recertification procedures in §97.71 for each disapproved system.

[65 FR 2727, Jan. 18, 2000, as amended at 69 FR 21648, Apr. 21, 2004]

§97.73   Notifications.

(a) The NOX authorized account representative for a NOX Budget unit shall submit written notice to the Administrator, the appropriate EPA Regional Office, and the permitting authority in accordance with §75.61 of this chapter.

(b) For any unit that does not have an Acid Rain emissions limitation, the permitting authority may waive the requirement to notify the permitting authority in paragraph (a) of this section.

§97.74   Recordkeeping and reporting.

(a) General provisions. (1) The NOX authorized account representative shall comply with all recordkeeping and reporting requirements in this section, with the recordkeeping and reporting requirements under §75.73 of this chapter, and with the requirements of §97.10(e)(1).

(2) If the NOX authorized account representative for a NOX Budget unit subject to an Acid Rain emission limitation who signed and certified any submission that is made under subpart F or G of part 75 of this chapter and that includes data and information required under this subpart or subpart H of part 75 of this chapter is not the same person as the designated representative or the alternative designated representative for the unit under part 72 of this chapter, then the submission must also be signed by the designated representative or the alternative designated representative.

(b) Monitoring plans. (1) The owner or operator of a unit subject to an Acid Rain emissions limitation shall comply with requirements of §75.62 of this chapter, except that the monitoring plan shall also include all of the information required by subpart H of part 75 of this chapter.

(2) The owner or operator of a unit that is not subject to an Acid Rain emissions limitation shall comply with requirements of §75.62 of this chapter, except that the monitoring plan is only required to include the information required by subpart H of part 75 of this chapter.

(c) Certification applications. The NOX authorized account representative shall submit an application to the Administrator, the appropriate EPA Regional Office, and the permitting authority within 45 days after completing all initial certification or recertification tests required under §97.71 including the information required under subpart H of part 75 of this chapter.

(d) Quarterly reports. The NOX authorized account representative shall submit quarterly reports, as follows:

(1) If a unit is subject to an Acid Rain emission limitation or if the owner or operator of the NOX budget unit chooses to meet the annual reporting requirements of this subpart H, the NOX authorized account representative shall submit a quarterly report for each calendar quarter beginning with:

(i) For a unit for which the owner or operator intends to apply or applies for the early reduction credits under §97.43, the calendar quarter that covers May 1, 2000 through June 30, 2000. The NOX mass emission data shall be recorded and reported from the first hour on May 1, 2000; or

(ii) For a unit that commences operation before January 1, 2003 and that is not subject to paragraph (d)(1)(i) of this section, the calendar quarter covering May 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003. The NOX mass emission data shall be recorded and reported from the first hour on May 1, 2003; or

(iii) For a unit that commences operation on or after January 1, 2003:

(A) The calendar quarter in which the unit commences operation, if unit operation commences during a control period. The NOX mass emission data shall be recorded and reported from the date and hour when the unit commences operation; or

(B) The calendar quarter which includes May 1 through June 30 of the first control period following the date on which the unit commences operation, if the unit does not commence operation during a control period. The NOX mass emission data shall be recorded and reported from the first hour on May 1 of that control period; or

(iv) A calendar quarter before the quarter specified in paragraph (d)(1)(i), (d)(1)(ii), or (d)(1)(iii)(B) of this section, if the owner or operator elects to begin reporting early under §97.70(c)(3).

(2) If a NOX budget unit is not subject to an Acid Rain emission limitation, then the NOX authorized account representative shall either:

(i) Meet all of the requirements of part 75 related to monitoring and reporting NOX mass emissions during the entire year and meet the deadlines specified in paragraph (d)(1) of this section; or

(ii) Submit quarterly reports, documenting NOX mass emissions from the unit, only for the period from May 1 through September 30 of each year and including the data described in §75.74(c)(6) of this chapter. The NOX authorized account representative shall submit such quarterly reports, beginning with:

(A) For a unit for which the owner or operator intends to apply or applies for the early reduction credits under §97.43, the calendar quarter that covers May 1, 2000 through June 30, 2000. The NOX mass emission data shall be recorded and reported from the first hour on May 1, 2000; or

(B) For a unit that commences operation before January 1, 2003 and that is not subject to paragraph (d)(2)(ii)(A) of this section, the calendar quarter covering May 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003. The NOX mass emission data shall be recorded and reported from the first hour on May 1, 2003; or

(C) For a unit that commences operation on or after January 1, 2003 and during a control period, the calendar quarter in which the unit commences operation. The NOX mass emission data shall be recorded and reported from the date and hour when the unit commences operation; or

(D) For a unit that commences operation on or after January 1, 2003 and not during a control period, the calendar quarter which includes May 1 through June 30 of the first control period following the date on which the unit commences operation. The NOX mass emission data shall be recorded and reported from the first hour on May 1 of that control period.

(3) The NOX authorized account representative shall submit each quarterly report to the Administrator within 30 days following the end of the calendar quarter covered by the report. Quarterly reports shall be submitted in the manner specified in subpart H of part 75 of this chapter and §75.64 of this chapter.

(i) For units subject to an Acid Rain emissions limitation, quarterly reports shall include all of the data and information required in subpart H of part 75 of this chapter for each NOX Budget unit (or group of units using a common stack) and the data and information required in subpart G of part 75 of this chapter.

(ii) For units not subject to an Acid Rain emissions limitation, quarterly reports are only required to include all of the data and information required in subpart H of part 75 of this chapter for each NOX Budget unit (or group of units using a common stack).

(4) Compliance certification. The NOX authorized account representative shall submit to the Administrator a compliance certification in support of each quarterly report based on reasonable inquiry of those persons with primary responsibility for ensuring that all of the unit's emissions are correctly and fully monitored. The certification shall state that:

(i) The monitoring data submitted were recorded in accordance with the applicable requirements of this subpart and part 75 of this chapter, including the quality assurance procedures and specifications;

(ii) For a unit with add-on NOX emission controls and for all hours where data are substituted in accordance with §75.34(a)(1) of this chapter, the add-on emission controls were operating within the range of parameters listed in the quality assurance/quality control program under appendix B of part 75 of this chapter and the substitute values do not systematically underestimate NOX emissions; and

(iii) For a unit that is reporting on a control period basis under paragraph (d)(2)(ii) of this section, the NOX emission rate and NOX concentration values substituted for missing data under subpart D of part 75 of this chapter are calculated using only values from a control period and do not systematically underestimate NOX emissions.

[65 FR 2727, Jan. 18, 2000, as amended at 67 FR 21530, Apr. 30, 2002; 69 FR 21648, Apr. 21, 2004]

§97.75   Petitions.

(a) The NOX authorized account representative of a NOX Budget unit may submit a petition under §75.66 of this chapter to the Administrator requesting approval to apply an alternative to any requirement of this subpart.

(b) Application of an alternative to any requirement of this subpart is in accordance with this subpart only to the extent that the petition is approved by the Administrator under §75.66 of this chapter.

§97.76   Additional requirements to provide heat input data.

The owner or operator of a NOX Budget unit that monitors and reports NOX mass emissions using a NOX concentration system and a flow system shall also monitor and report heat input rate at the unit level using the procedures set forth in part 75 of this chapter.

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