Draft STAR Regulations, September 16, 2004

STAR Program: Strategic Toxic Air Reduction

All of the regulations are provided as Adobe PDF files.  WordPerfect and Word files are available upon request. (E-mail us or call (502) 574-6000.)

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District welcomed and encouraged comments from the community on the draft STAR regulations as posted. The District could consider informal public comments on the draft regulations that were received by Friday, October 8, 2004.

 

No.

Regulation

Status

Purpose

1.02

Definitions

Amended

Revise definitions for ambient air and malfunction

Add new definitions for cancer, carcinogen, and toxic air contaminant (TAC)

1.06

Stationary Source Self Monitoring, Emissions Inventory Development, and Reporting

Amended

Clarify current criteria pollutant reporting requirements, add reporting of enhanced emissions data for TACs

1.07

Excess Emissions During Startups, Shutdowns, and Malfunctions

Amended

Remove automatic exemption from enforcement if report excess emissions, add operational and reporting requirements for startups, shutdowns, and malfunctions

1.20

Malfunction Prevention Programs

New

Require development and implementation of malfunction prevention program for certain processes and process equipment

1.21

Enhanced Leak Detection and Repair Programs

New

Strengthen leak detection and reporting requirements for certain process units

2.08

Emissions Fees, Permit Fees, Permit Renewal Procedures, and Additional Program Fees

Amended

Provide partial funding of FY 2005 toxics program by Title V and FEDOOP companies

3.01

Ambient Air Quality Standards

Amended

Incorporate all Part 3 regulations into one regulation, update national ambient air quality standards

3.02

Applicability of Ambient Air Quality Standards

Repealed

Incorporate into Regulation 3.01

3.03

Definitions

Repealed

Incorporate into Regulation 3.01

3.04

Ambient Air Quality Standards

Repealed

Incorporate into Regulation 3.01, replace fluoride and hydrogen sulfide standards with Part 5 regulations

3.05

Methods of Measurement

Repealed

Incorporate into Regulation 3.01

5.01

General Provisions

Amended

Establish general provisions for TACs

5.03

Potential Hazardous Emissions

Repealed

Incorporate into Regulation 5.01

5.11

Standards of Performance for Existing Processes and Process Equipment Emitting Toxic Air Pollutants

Amended

Clarify existing toxic air pollutant (TAP) requirements, sunset TAP emission standards when replaced pursuant to Regulation 5.21

5.12

Standards of Performance for New or Modified Processes or Process Equipment Emitting Toxic Air Pollutants

Amended

Clarify existing toxic air pollutant (TAP) requirements, sunset TAP emission standards when replaced pursuant to Regulation 5.21

5.20

Methodology for Determining Benchmark Ambient Concentration of a Toxic Air Contaminant

New

Establish methodology for determining the benchmark ambient concentration for a TAC

5.21

Environmental Acceptability for Toxic Air Contaminants

New

Establish ambient standards and criteria for determining the environmental acceptability of TAC emissions

5.22

Procedures for Determining the Maximum Ambient Concentration of a Toxic Air Contaminant

New

Establish procedures for determining the maximum concentration of a TAC in the ambient air

5.23

Categories of Toxic Air Contaminants

New

Identify the categories of TACs (18 Chemicals of Concern; 20 Toxic Release Inventory, 17 Urban Air Toxics and 136 Hazardous Air Pollutants)