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Petroleum Distribution Operations

Petroleum Distribution Operations, for purposes of this permit, will cover a variety of sources which provide bulk storage and distribution of gasoline, petroleum distillates, fuel additives, and ethanol. Facilities may only be comprised of the following:

  • storage tanks
  • loading racks and associated control devices where applicable (including but not limited to vapor combustion units, open flares, and vapor recovery units.),
  • fuel burning operations (including but not limited to boilers),
  • emergency generators,
  • other Department approved equipment

These facilities can also have exempt sources that do not have to request an exemption for installation.

List of Petroleum Distribution facilities currently covered by a General Permit

Criteria:

  • Maximum size of a single boiler must be less than 30 million BTU/hr rated input capacity.
  • Only the following fuels may be used: natural gas, propane, or virgin fuel oil (sulfur content equal to or less than 2.1% by weight).
  • Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOC) and Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) emissions are limited to less than 100 tons per year each.
  • Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP) emissions are limited to less than 10 tons per year for any single HAP and less than 25 tons per year for all combined HAPs.

Applications/Forms:

Copies of the Permit:

**Note that these copies are provided for use by facilities that have already been granted coverage by the Bureau. Download and use of these permits does not constitute coverage.**

For more information please contact:

Hetal Patel - (803) 898-3850