15A NCAC 02Q .0902 TEMPORARY CRUSHERS
(a) For the purposes of this Rule, "temporary crusher" means a crusher that will not be operated at any one facility or site for more than 12 months.
(b) This Rule applies to any temporary crusher that:
(1) crushes no more than 300,000 tons at any one facility or site;
(2) does not operate at a quarry that has an air permit issued pursuant to this Subchapter;
(3) continuously uses water spray to control emissions from the crusher; and
(4) does not operate at a facility that is required to have a mining permit issued by the Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources.
(c) The owner or operator of a temporary crusher and all associated equipment shall comply with all applicable rules of Subchapter 02D, including Rules .0510 (Particulates From Sand, Gravel, Or Crushed Stone Operations), .0521 (Control Of Visible Emissions), .0524 (New Source Performance Standards, 40 CFR Part 60, Subparts OOO), .0535 (Excess Emissions Reporting And Malfunctions), .0540 (Particulates From Fugitive Non-Process Dust), and .1806 (Control and Prohibition of Odorous Emissions).
(d) The owner or operator of a temporary crusher shall not cause or allow any material to be produced, handled, transported, and stockpiled so that the ambient air quality standards for particulate matter (PM2.5, PM10, and total suspended particulates) are not exceeded beyond the property line.
(e) The owner or operator of a temporary crusher shall maintain records of the amount of material crushed by each temporary crusher.
(f) The owner or operator of a temporary crusher shall label each crusher, hopper, feeder, screen, conveyor, elevator, and generator with a permanent and unique identification number.
(g) If a source is governed by 15A NCAC 02D .0524 (40 CFR Part 60, Subpart OOO), the owner or operator of a temporary crusher shall submit to the Director notifications and test reports required pursuant to 15A NCAC 02D .0524 (40 CFR Part 60, Subpart OOO).
(h) If the Director or his or her authorized representative requests copies of notifications or testing records required pursuant to 15A NCAC 02D .0524 (40 CFR Part 60, Subpart OOO), the owner or operator of a temporary crusher shall submit the requested notifications or testing records within two business days of such a request.
(i) If the owner or operator of a crusher plans to operate a crusher at a facility or site for more than twelve months, the owner or operator shall apply for and shall have received an air quality permit issued pursuant to this Subchapter before beginning operations.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a); 143-215.107(a)(10); 143-215.108;
Eff. January 1, 2005;
Amended Eff. August 1, 2012 (see S.L. 2012-143, s.1.(f)); January 1, 2009;
Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.