NCUAQMD RULE 5-4-450 EMERGENCY EVENTS
LAST REVISED 11/11/11

Rule 450 EMERGENCY EVENTS

(a) The permittee shall comply with the emergency provisions contained in all applicable federal requirements;

(b) Within two weeks of an emergency event, the responsible official shall submit to the District a signed contemporaneous log or other relevant evidence which demonstrates that:

(1) An emergency occurred;

(2) The permittee can identify the cause(s) of the emergency;

(3) The facility was being properly operated at the time of the emergency;

(4) All steps were taken to minimize the emissions resulting from the emergency; and

(5) Within two working days of the emergency event, the permittee shall notify the District with a description of the emergency and any mitigating or corrective actions taken;

(c) In any enforcement proceeding, the permittee has the burden of proof to establish that an emergency occurred.

[Reference: 40 CFR 70.6(g)]