SHAAQMD RULE 3:8 ENH. MON. & COMP. CERT. FCAA TITLE V
LAST REVISED 1/3/95





Rule 3:8 Enhanced Monitoring and Compliance Certification For Major Sources as Defined by Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act

a. Purpose

The purpose of this rule is to provide standards by which compliance with requirements derived from the Federal Clean Air Act may be determined.

b. Applicability

The provisions of this rule shall provide standards for compliance determinations required by, or derived from, federal law for the operation of any article, machine, equipment, or other contrivance within the District which may cause the issuance of air contaminants, or the use of which may eliminate, reduce, or control the issuance of air contaminants.

c. Standards For Determination of Compliance

1. Compliance Certification

Notwithstanding any other provision in any plan approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator (Administrator), for the purpose of submission of compliance certification required by federal law, the owner or operator is not prohibited from using the following, in addition to any specified compliance methods:

a) An enhanced monitoring protocol approved for the source pursuant to 40 CFR Part 64. (Final rule as promulgated by EPA.)

b) Any other monitoring method approved for the source pursuant to 40 CFR 70.6(a)(3) and incorporated into a federally enforceable operating permit.

2. Credible Evidence

Notwithstanding any other provision in the District's State Implementation Plan approved by the Administrator, any credible evidence may be used for the purpose of establishing whether a person has violated or is in violation of any such plan. Information from the use of the following methods is presumptively credible evidence of whether a violation has occurred at a source:

a) An enhanced monitoring protocol approved for the source pursuant to 40 CFR Part 64. (Final rule as promulgated by EPA.)

b) A monitoring method approved for the source pursuant to 40 CFR 70.6(a)(3) and incorporated into a federally enforceable operating permit.

c) Compliance test methods specified in the District's State Implementation Plan.

d) Any federally-enforceable monitoring or testing methods, including those in 40 CFR Parts 51, 60, 61, and 75.

e) Other testing, monitoring, or information-gathering methods that produce information comparable to that produced by any method specified in this Rule.

d. Exemptions

(Reserved)

e. Effective Dates

This Rule becomes effective on February 1, 1995.

f. References

The requirements of this Rule arise from the provisions of Sections 110(a)(2)(A), (C), and (F) (42 U.S.C. Sections 7401(a)(2)(A), (C), and (F); and Sections 113, 114(a)(3) (42 U.S.C. Sections 7413 and 7414(a)(3) of the Federal Clean Air Act.

(Original Repealed 7-22-86. New Rule 3:8 adopted on 1/3/95)