section .1200 - CONTROL OF EMISSIONS FROM INCINERATORS and COMBUSTion Units
15A NCAC 02D .1201 PURPOSE AND SCOPE
(a) The rules in this Section shall apply to incinerators and combustor units as defined in 15A NCAC 02D .1202 or regulated pursuant to 15A NCAC 02D .1208.
(b) The rules in this Section shall not apply to:
(1) afterburners, flares, fume incinerators, or other similar devices used to reduce the emissions of air pollutants from processes whose emissions shall be regulated as process emissions;
(2) boilers or industrial furnaces that burn waste as a fuel, except solid waste as defined in 40 CFR 241.2;
(3) air curtain burners, which shall comply with 15A NCAC 02D .1900; or
(4) incinerators used to dispose of dead animals or poultry that meet all of the following requirements:
(A) the incinerator is located on a farm and is operated by the farm owner or by the farm operator;
(B) the incinerator is used solely to dispose of animals or poultry originating on the farm where the incinerator is located;
(C) the incinerator is not charged at a rate that exceeds its design capacity; and
(D) the incinerator complies with 15A NCAC 02D .0521 (visible emissions).
(c) Referenced document SW-846 "Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste," Third Edition, cited by rules in this Section is incorporated by reference, not including subsequent amendments or editions, and may be obtained free of charge online at https://www.epa.gov/hw-sw846.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a)(1); 143-215.107(a)(1), (3), (4), (5);
Eff. October 1, 1991;
Amended Eff. July 1, 2000; July 1, 1999; July 1, 1998; April 1, 1995; December 1, 1993;
Temporary Amendment Eff. March 1, 2002;
Amended Eff. July 1, 2007; December 1, 2005; August 1, 2002;
Readopted Eff. July 1, 2018.