Operation of Air Pollution Control Systems (250-RICR-120-05-16)

250-RICR-120-05-16 ACTIVE RULE

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16.1Purpose and Authority


16.3Approved Operation


Title 250 Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 120 Air Resources
Subchapter 05 Air Pollution Control
Part 16 Operation of Air Pollution Control Systems (250-RICR-120-05-16)
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Active
Effective 02/18/2024

Regulation Authority:

R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-17.1-2(19) and R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 23-23
as amended

Purpose and Reason:

The RI Department of Environmental Management Office of Air Resources (RIDEM OAR) is proposing to amend 250-RICR-120-05-16 to remove language allowing variances for excess emissions during malfunctions.  Specifically RIDEM OAR is proposing to remove § 16.3 which currently allows sources to petition for a variance from air pollution control requirements in the event of a malfunction of its air pollution control that is expected to last more than 24 hours.