PLACER COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 229 - FIBERBOARD MANUFACTURING
(Adopted 06-28-94)

100 GENERAL
 

101 APPLICABILITY: The provisions of this rule shall apply to Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) plants.
 

200 DEFINITIONS
 

201 FIBER DRYER - A device that uses steam-generated heat to reduce the moisture content of wood fibers.
 

202 FIBERBOARD PRESS - A device that uses heat and pressure to form fiberboard from a preformed mat of wood fiber and resin.
 

203 MEDIUM DENSITY FIBERBOARD PLANT - A plant that manufactures medium density fiberboard consisting of a composite wood product created from digested and refined wood fibers bonded with urea-formaldehyde resin.
 

204 PRESS LINE - A series of operations occurring within the press building including mat forming, fiberboard pressing, board unloading, and board cooling.
 

205 PRESS VENT - A building opening through which emissions from fiberboard press lines are exhausted from the press line building.
 

206 VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND (VOC) - Any compound that contains at least one atom of carbon, except:
 

300 STANDARDS
 

301 LIMITATIONS - Any person operating an affected MDF plant shall meet the following VOC emission limits:

 

400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS
 

401 COMPLIANCE SCHEDULE: The limits specified in Sections 301.1 and 301.2 shall be achieved on or before May 31, 1995.
 

402 OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE PLAN: A person shall submit an Operation and Maintenance Plan for the emission control device with the application for Authority to Construct or by May 31, 1995, for existing facilities permitted by the District prior to June 28, 1994.

 

500 MONITORING AND RECORDS
 

501 CONTROL EQUIPMENT RECORDS

502 DURATION OF RECORDS: All records maintained pursuant to this rule shall be retained for at least two years from the date of entry, with the exception that sources subject to the requirements of Rule 507, FEDERAL OPERATING PERMIT PROGRAM, shall retain records at least five years. Records shall be made available for inspection by the Air Pollution Control Officer upon request.
 

503 TEST METHODS FOR CAPTURE AND CONTROL EFFICIENCY