15A NCAC 02Q .0314       GENERAL PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

(a)  All emissions limitations, controls, and other requirements imposed by a permit issued pursuant to this Section shall be at least as stringent as any other applicable requirement as defined under Rule .0103 of this Subchapter.  The permit shall not waive or make less stringent any limitation or requirement contained in any applicable requirement.

(b)  Emissions limitations, controls and requirements contained in permits issued pursuant to the Section shall be permanent, quantifiable, and otherwise enforceable as a practical matter under G.S. 143‑215.114A, 143‑215.114B, and 143‑215.114C.

(c)  The owner or operator of a source permitted under this Section shall comply with the permit.  Failure of the owner or operator of a permitted source to adhere to the terms and conditions of the permit shall be grounds for:

(1)           enforcement action;

(2)           permit termination, revocation and reissuance, or modification; or

(3)           denial of permit renewal applications.

(d)  A permit does not convey any property rights of any sort, or any exclusive privileges.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑215.3(a)(1); 143‑215.108;

Eff. July 1, 1999.