SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 475 - ELECTRIC POWER GENERATING EQUIPMENT
(Adopted October 8, 1976)(Amended February 3, 1978)
(Amended by the California Air Resources Board August 7, 1978)


(a) New Equipment

A person shall not discharge into the atmosphere from any equipment having a maximum rating of more than 10 net megawatts used to produce electric power, for which a permit to build, erect, install or expand is required after May 7, 1976, air contaminants that exceed the following:

Subsections (a)

(b) Existing Gas Turbine Generating Equipment

(c) For the purpose of this rule, equipment used to produce electric power shall be comprised of the minimum number of boilers, furnaces, jet engines or other fuel burning equipment, and any waste heat recovery equipment associated with such fuel burning equipment, the simultaneous operations of which are required for the production of useful electric power.

Subsection (d) was deleted by the California Air Resources Board on August 7, 1978.

(e) Nothing in this rule shall be construed as preventing the maintenance or preventing the alteration or modification of existing electric power generating equipment which will not increase the mass rate of air contaminant emissions.