6 CRR-NY 232.5NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER III. AIR RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER A. PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF AIR CONTAMINATION AND AIR POLLUTION
PART 232. PERCHLOROETHYLENE DRY CLEANING FACILITIES
6 CRR-NY 232.5
6 CRR-NY 232.5
232.5 Pre-permitting requirements for existing facilities.
Existing facilities must comply with the following requirements in accordance with the timeframes established in this section in advance of applying for and obtaining permits required under section 232.15 of this Part. Prior approvals from the department are not needed for construction of the room enclosure, vapor barrier, or changes in vent stack locations. New facilities must comply with all the items contained in this section upon start-up.
(a) Vapor barriers and general exhaust ventilation.
(1) Stand-alone dry cleaning facilities that are designated as major sources, pursuant to the National Perchloroethylene Air Emission Standards for Dry Cleaning Facilities under 40 CFR 63 Subpart M (see Table 1, section 200.9 of this Title), and that have transfer type machines should have contained all such machines inside room enclosures by September 23, 1996. Each room enclosure must be:
(i) constructed of materials impermeable to perc; and
(ii) designed and operated to maintain a negative pressure at each opening at all times that the machine is operating.
(2) Co-located dry cleaning facilities must be equipped with a vapor barrier or room enclosure(s) and general exhaust ventilation that meets the design and performance requirements established in section 232.6(a) of this Part by the following dates:
(i) transfer machines - within six months after the effective date of this Part;
(ii) dry-to-dry vented machines - within 15 months of the effective date of this Part;
(iii) third generation dry-to-dry machines - within 18 months of the effective date of this Part;
(iv) fourth generation dry-to-dry machines - within two years of the effective date of this Part.
(3) The facility owner must notify the department by mail within 30 days of installation of the required vapor barrier and general exhaust ventilation system and certify that it meets all regulatory requirements. Such notification must be sent by certified mail to the appropriate regional office of the department addressed to the Department of Environmental Conservation, Attention: Regional Air Pollution Control Engineer.
(b) Relocation of emission points.
The relocation of process ventilation emission point(s) to the outdoor atmosphere must comply with the retrofitting requirements and be completed by the deadlines established under section 232.6(b)(3) and (6) of this Part.
(c) Public information notice.
The facility owner must post a copy of the notice prepared by the department as required under section 232.18 of this Part within 60 days of the effective date of this Part.
(d) Leak inspection.
The facility owner must initiate the leak inspection requirements established in section 232.7 of this Part immediately upon the effective date of this Part.
(e) Operation and maintenance.
The facility owner must initiate all operation and maintenance requirements which apply to dry cleaning machines and existing emission control systems established in section 232.8 of this Part, within six months of the effective date of this Part. However, all requirements established under section 232.8 of this Part that are already in effect pursuant to the National Percholoroethylene Air Emission Standards for Dry Cleaning Facilities in 40 CFR 63 Subpart M (see Table 1, section 200.9 of this Title), continue to be in effect.
(f) Compliance inspections.
The compliance inspection requirements under section 232.16 of this Part are effective immediately upon the effective date of this Part. Facility owners must initiate the first compliance inspection at their facility within six months of the effective date of this Part.
(g) Recordkeeping.
The facility owner must initiate all applicable recordkeeping required under section 232.12 of this Part within 60 days of the effective date of this Part. Such recordkeeping must cover all requirements established under section 232.12 of this Part for dry cleaning systems and facilities in general and must also comply with requirements for specific dry cleaning machine types and emission control systems. However, all requirements established under section 232.12 of this Part that are already in effect pursuant to the National Perchloroethylene Air Emission Standards for Dry Cleaning Facilities in 40 CFR 63 Subpart M (see Table I, section 200.9 of this Title), continue to be in effect.
(h) Perc-contaminated wastewater management.
Facilities must comply with the perc-contaminated wastewater management requirements under section 232.9 of this Part within twelve months of the effective date of this Part.
(i) Hazardous waste management and emergency response.
The hazardous waste management requirements under section 232.10 of this Part and the emergency response requirements under section 232.11 of this Part are effective immediately upon the effective date of this Part.
6 CRR-NY 232.5
Current through August 31, 2017
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