15A NCAC 02Q .0806 COTTON GINS
(a) Potential emissions from cotton gins shall be determined using number of bales of cotton, not exceeding 500 pounds each, produced.
(b) A cotton gin that gins less than 167,000 bales of cotton per year shall be exempt from the requirements of 15A NCAC 02Q .0500.
(c) The owner or operator of a cotton gin exempted by this Rule from 15A NCAC 02Q .0500 shall submit to the regional supervisor of the appropriate Division regional office, by March 1 of each year, a report containing the following information:
(1) the name and location of the cotton gin;
(2) the number of bales of cotton produced during the previous year; and
(3) the signature of a responsible official as defined in 15A NCAC 02Q .0303 certifying as to the truth and accuracy of the report.
(d) The owner or operator of a cotton gin exempted by this Rule from the requirements of 15A NCAC 02Q .0500 shall provide documentation of the number of bales produced to the Director upon request. The owner or operator of a cotton gin exempted by this Rule from the requirements of 15A NCAC 02Q .0500 shall retain records to document number of bales of cotton produced for each of the previous three years.
(e) If the number of bales specified in Paragraph (b) of this Rule are exceeded, the owner or operator shall report to the Director this event 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;
Amended Eff. June 1, 2004; April 1, 2001; July 1, 1998;
Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.