(a)  Testing protocols shall include: 

(1)           an introduction explaining the purpose of the proposed test, including identification of the regulations and permit requirements for which compliance is being demonstrated and the allowable emission limits;

(2)           a description of the facility and the source to be tested;

(3)           a description of the test procedures (sampling equipment, analytical procedures, sampling locations, reporting and data reduction requirements, and internal quality assurance and quality control activities);

(4)           any modifications made to the test methods referenced in the protocol; and

(5)           a description of how production or process data will be documented during testing.

(b)  The tester shall not deviate from the protocol unless the tester documents the deviation.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a)(1); 143-215.65; 143-215.66; 143-215.107(a)(5);

Eff. July 1, 2008.