(1) Program purpose.
(a) The registration program is a program to develop and maintain a current and accurate record of air contaminant sources. Information collected through the registration program is used to evaluate the effectiveness of air pollution control strategies and to verify source compliance with applicable air pollution requirements.
(b) Permit program sources, as defined in RCW 70.94.030
(18), are not required to comply with the registration requirements of WAC 173-400-100
(2) Program components. The components of the registration program consist of:
(a) Initial registration and annual or other periodic reports from stationary source owners providing information on location, size, height of contaminant outlets, processes employed, nature and quantity of the air contaminant emissions, and other information that is relevant to air pollution and available or reasonably capable of being assembled. For purposes of this chapter, information relevant to air pollution may include air pollution requirements established by rule, regulatory order, or ordinance pursuant to chapter 70.94
(b) On-site inspections necessary to verify compliance with registration requirements.
(c) Data storage and retrieval systems necessary for support of the registration program.
(d) Emission inventory reports and emission reduction credits computed from information provided by source owners pursuant to registration requirements.
(e) Staff review, including engineering analysis for accuracy and currentness of information provided by source owners pursuant to registration program requirements.
(f) Clerical and other office support in direct furtherance of the registration program.
(g) Administrative support provided in directly carrying out the registration program.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.94
RCW. WSR 11-06-060 (Order 09-01), § 173-400-099, filed 3/1/11, effective 4/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.94.152
. WSR 05-03-033 (Order 03-07), § 173-400-099, filed 1/10/05, effective 2/10/05. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.94
RCW. WSR 95-07-126 (Order 93-40), § 173-400-099, filed 3/22/95, effective 4/22/95.]