(a)  For the purpose of this Rule, the following definitions shall apply:

(1)           "Dry cleaning facility" means an establishment with one or more dry cleaning systems as defined in 40 CFR 63.321.

(2)           "Perchloroethylene consumption" means the total volume of perchloroethylene purchased based upon purchase receipts or other reliable measures.

(b)  Potential emissions from dry cleaning facilities shall be determined using perchloroethylene consumption.

(c)  A dry cleaning facility that has a yearly perchloroethylene consumption as determined pursuant to 40 CFR 63.323(d) of less than 10 tons shall be exempt from the requirements of 15A NCAC 02Q .0500.

(d)  The owner or operator of a dry cleaning facility shall report perchloroethylene consumption in accordance with 40 CFR 63.324.

(e)  For facilities covered by this Rule, the owner or operator shall report to the Director any exceedance of a requirement of this Rule within one week of its occurrence.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a); 143-215.107(a)(10); 143-215.108;

Eff. August 1, 1995;

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.