SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 477 - COKE OVENS
(Adopted April 1, 1977)(Amended April 6, 1979) (Amended April 3, 1981)

(a) Definitions

(b) Coke Oven Battery Emission Limitations

At no time shall visible emissions of air contaminants into the atmosphere from any portion of a coke oven battery exceed the following limits:

(c) Coke Pushing Emissions

(d) Demonstration of New Technology

(e) Observation of Violations

For the purpose of determining whether the number of visible emissions from the coke oven doors exceeds the limitations set forth in subparagraphs (b)(5) and (b)(6) of this rule, or in the final control plans, all visible emissions observed during an inspection period shall be accumulated to determine the number of doors from which visible emissions are being discharged. The manner of inspection shall be determined by the Executive Officer of the District and a copy of that procedure shall be made available to owners or operators of coke ovens upon request. If application of the percentage allowable results in a fraction, the fraction shall be rounded to the nearest whole number.

(f) Separate Violations