ANTELOPE VALLEY AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT


RULE 468
Sulfur Recovery Units

(Adopted: 05/07/76; Amended: 10/08/76)

A person shall not discharge into the atmosphere from any sulfur recovery unit producing elemental sulfur, effluent process gas containing more than:

  1. 500 ppm of sulfur compounds expressed as sulfur dioxide, calculated on a dry basis averaged over a minimum of 15 consecutive minutes.

  2. 10 ppm of hydrogen sulfide averaged over a minimum of 15 consecutive minutes and calculated on a dry basis.

  3. 90 kilograms (198.5 pounds) per hour of sulfur compounds expressed as sulfur dioxide. Any sulfur recovery unit having an effluent process gas discharge containing less than 5 kilograms (11.0 pounds) per hour of sulfur compounds expressed as sulfur dioxide may dilute to meet the provision of subsection (a) above until October 1, 1976.




[SIP: Approved 9/8/78, 43 FR 40011, 40 CFR 52.220(c)(39)(ii)(C); Approved 6/14/78, 43 FR 25684, 40 CFR 52.220(c)(37)(i)(A)]