401 KAR 59:095. New
oil-effluent water separators.
RELATES TO: KRS
AND CONFORMITY: KRS 224.10-100 requires the Environmental and Public Protection
Cabinet to prescribe administrative regulations for the prevention, abatement,
and control of air pollution. This administrative regulation provides for the
control of emissions from new oil-effluent water separators.
Applicability. The provisions of this administrative regulation shall apply to
each affected facility commenced on or after the classification date defined
below which is located:
(1) In an urban
county designated nonattainment for ozone under 401 KAR 51:010; or
(2) In any other
county and is a part of a major source of volatile organic compounds.
water separators used exclusively in conjunction with the production of crude
oil shall be exempted from this administrative regulation.
Definitions. As used in this administrative regulation all terms not defined
herein shall have the meaning given them in 401 KAR 50:010.
facility" means any oil-effluent water separator which recovers 200
gallons a day or more of any petroleum products from any equipment which
processes, refines, stores, or handles hydrocarbons with a Reid vapor pressure
of 0.5 psia or greater.
"Oil-effluent water separator" means any tank, box, sump, or other
container in which any petroleum or product thereof, floating on or entrained
or contained in water entering such tank, box, sump, or other container, is
physically separated and removed from such water prior to outfall, drainage, or
recovery of such water.
roof" means a vessel cover consisting of double deck, pontoon single deck,
internal floating cover or covered floating roof, which rests upon and is
supported by the liquid being contained, and is equipped with a closure seal or
seals to close the space between the roof edge and vessel wall.
"Classification date" means April 9, 1972.
recovery system" means a vapor gathering system capable of collecting all
hydrocarbon vapors and gases discharged from a vessel and a vapor disposal
system capable of processing such hydrocarbon vapors and gases so as to prevent
their emission to the atmosphere.
Section 3. Standard
for Hydrocarbons. An oil-effluent water separator shall be one (1) of the
following types of vessels: a vessel equipped with a floating roof, a vessel
equipped with a vapor recovery system, or their equivalent. All gauging and
sampling devices shall be gastight except when gauging and sampling is taking
place. (5 Ky.R. 431; Am. 6 Ky.R. 14; eff. 6-29-79; TAm eff. 8-9-2007.)