15A NCAC 02D .0510 PARTICULATES FROM SAND, GRAVEL, OR CRUSHED STONE OPERATIONS
(a) The owner or operator of a sand, gravel, or crushed stone operation shall not cause, allow, or permit any material to be produced, handled, transported or stockpiled without taking measures to reduce to a minimum any particulate matter from becoming airborne to prevent exceeding the ambient air quality standards beyond the property line for particulate matter, both PM10 and total suspended particulates.
(b) Fugitive non-process dust emissions from sand, gravel, or crushed stone operations shall be controlled by Rule .0540 of this Section.
(c) The owner or operator of any sand, gravel, or crushed stone operation shall control process-generated emissions:
(1) from crushers with wet suppression, and
(2) from conveyors, screens, and transfer points,
such that the applicable opacity standards in Rule .0521 or .0524, of this Section are not exceeded.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a)(1); 143-215.107(a)(5);
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Amended Eff. July 1, 1998; January 1, 1985.