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Chapter 173-400 WAC

Last Update: 11/28/12

GENERAL REGULATIONS FOR AIR POLLUTION SOURCES

WAC Sections

Policy and purpose.
Applicability.
Definitions.
Nonroad engines.
Relocation of portable sources.
General standards for maximum emissions.
Control technology fees.
Emission standards for combustion and incineration units.
Emission standards for general process units.
Emission standards for certain source categories.
Emission standards for sources emitting hazardous air pollutants.
Startup and shutdown.
Voluntary limits on emissions.
Registration program.
Source classifications.
Registration issuance.
Scope of registration and reporting requirements.
Emission estimates.
Registration fees.
Records, monitoring, and reporting.
Excess emissions.
Excess emissions reporting.
Unavoidable excess emissions.
New source review (NSR) for sources and portable sources.
Processing notice of construction applications for sources, stationary sources and portable sources.
Requirements for new sources in nonattainment areas—Review for compliance with regulations.
New sources in attainment or unclassifiable areas—Review for compliance with regulations.
Requirements for replacement or substantial alteration of emission control technology at an existing stationary source.
Standards of performance for new sources.
Increment protection.
Special protection requirements for federal Class I areas.
Designation of Class I, II, and III areas.
Bubble rules.
Issuance of emission reduction credits.
Use of emission reduction credits (ERC).
Retrofit requirements for visibility protection.
Compliance schedules.
Public notice and opportunity for public comment.
Public information.
Variance.
Requirements for nonattainment areas.
Creditable stack height and dispersion techniques.
Adjustment for atmospheric conditions.
Emission requirements of prior jurisdictions.
Requirements for board members.
Regulatory actions.
Criminal penalties.
Appeals.
Conflict of interest.
General order of approval.
PERMITTING OF MAJOR STATIONARY SOURCES AND MAJOR MODIFICATIONS TO MAJOR STATIONARY SOURCES
Review of major stationary sources of air pollution.
Definitions.
Prevention of significant deterioration (PSD).
Prevention of significant deterioration application processing procedures.
PSD permitting public involvement requirements.
Revisions to PSD permits.
Major stationary source and major modification in a nonattainment area.
Major stationary source and major modification definitions.
Determining if a new stationary source or modification to a stationary source is subject to these requirements.
Permitting requirements.
Emission offset requirements.
Actual emissions plantwide applicability limitation (PAL).
Public involvement procedures.
Emergency engines.