Oklahoma Fugitive Emissions: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

New source performance standards (NSPS): 40 CFR 60 and Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:100 Appendix Q

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National emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP): 40 CFR 63 and OAC 252:100 Appendix Q

Fugitive particulate matter emissions:

General requirements for: OAC 252:100-29-1 to 252:100-29-4

Cotton gins: OAC 252:100-23-6

Grain, feed, and seed operations: OAC 252:100-24-6

Visible emissions:

General requirements: OAC 252:100-25-3

Cotton gins: OAC 252:100-23-4

Grain, feed, and seed operations: OAC 252:100-24-4

Fugitive volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions:

Petroleum refinery equipment leaks: OAC 252:100-39-15

Regulatory Agency

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Air Quality Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oklahoma has incorporated by reference the federal NSPS and NESHAP requirements, many of which contain source-specific standards for the control of fugitive emissions. See the national section FUGITIVE EMISSIONS for more information.

In addition, DEQ has developed its own regulations for controlling fugitive particulate matter emissions and visible emissions. In addition, Oklahoma has developed source-specific fugitive particulate matter and visible emissions standards for cotton gins and grain, feed, and seed operations, as well as fugitive VOC requirements from specific sources and specific areas of the state.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Air Quality Division administers and enforces the state's fugitive emissions regulations.

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