Facilities that only have boilers, emergency generators, and non-emergency generators (for example, peak-shaving generators), fuel storage tanks, and ethylene oxide sterilizers (hospitals) may be eligible for a general permit for fuel combustion operations. These facilities can have exempt sources as well that are not fuel combustion sources.
General Conditional Major
- Maximum size of a single boiler must be less than 100 million BTU/hr rated input capacity.
- Only the following fuels may be used: natural gas, propane, virgin fuel oil (sulfur content equal to or less than 2.1% by weight), biodiesel that meets ASTM D-6751 and used spec oil as defined in S.C. Regulation 61-62.1, Section I.
- Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) and Nitrogen Oxide (NOX) emissions are limited to less than 100 tons per year each.
Copy of the Permit:
- 40 CFR 63 Subpart ZZZZ: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (RICE) [http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/icengines/index.html]
- 40 CFR 60 Subpart JJJJ: New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) - Standards of Performance for Stationary Spark Ignition Internal Combustion Engines
- 40 CFR 60 Subpart IIII: New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) - Standards of Performance for Stationary Compression Ignition Internal Combustion Engines
- 40 CFR 63 Subpart JJJJJJ: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Area
Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers
**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 your permit writer or Air's Permitting Division