Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 200 in Riga in 2003 (on April 22. No 22, § 39) rules on emissions from stationary pollution sources limit the development of the draft Issued in accordance with the law "on pollution" in the second subparagraph of article 11, paragraph 1 of the i. General questions 1. determines the order in which to develop a source of contamination for fixed emissions limit project (hereinafter the project), as well as the content of the project, in order to prevent, restrict and control air pollutant emissions from stationary sources of pollution.
2. the project does not need to get permission for A or B category contaminating activity (hereinafter permit) facility, which provides for the emissions of pollutants into the air. The operator shall prepare a project and adds it to the application, which is designed to obtain permission of the polluting activity (hereinafter application).
II. Project design procedure 3. equipment emissions (emissions of the pollutant emission from source unit time), use the following techniques: 3.1. emissions monitoring (continuous or periodic measurements) or emissions inventory (one-time data mining);
3.2. calculation of emissions using emission factors (which describes the ratio of the quantity of a substance from the operation targeted parameter associated with these pollutants emissions) or material balance.
4. Preparing the application for the operation of polluting emissions, the operator shall use the monitoring data if: 4.1 in accordance with environmental protection regulations, governing the conditions of the permit or operator monitoring of emissions;
4.2. monitoring data include information on the source of emissions in the installation parameters and actual emissions according to this provision, paragraph 23.
5. If, in accordance with the conditions of the authorization operator does not perform relevant pollutant emissions monitoring, then the determination of emission inventory data are used. Emissions inventory uses the direct instrumental measurements, complying with the current standards, and the results compiled using Cabinet 9 July 2002 No. 294 of the provisions of the "procedures of piesakām A, B, and C categories of activities and pollutants in question permits A and B category contaminating activities" 13.1. of annex 4 and table 13.2. The quantity of emissions is determined by the nominal and the application for a permit for the production capacity.
6. Existing polluting activities to determine the quantity of emissions, the operator can also be used in these rules referred to in paragraph 3.2, the choice of basis.
7. Preparing the application for new polluting activity or a substantial change in the operation of the existing pollutant emissions, used for determining the rules referred to in paragraph 3.2.
8. These provisions 6 and 7 in the cases referred to in point emission can be used to determine the emission factors derived: 8.1 with instrumental measurements on identical or similar sources of emissions;
8.2. with the calculation methodology;
8.3. of the emission factor databases (such as the European Environment Agency's atmospheric emissions inventory — CORINAIR).
9. in all 8 of these rules in the cases referred to in paragraph operator based select or calculated emission factors, indicating the source of information.
10. for the calculation of emissions, fugitive emissions (emissions, which is not treated and discharged through the discharge ducts, flues or gas treatment plants) use the material balance.
11. in order to assess compliance with the emission limits of air quality regulations or these regulations 20.1. guidelines referred to in point, the operator uses the pollutant dispersion calculation software (computer programs).
12. Operator with a computer program calculates the (model) dispersal of pollutants according to the provisions specified in annex 1 of the original scenario calculation parameter choose conditions and calculates air quality standards or guidelines (referred to in the relevant literature sources) the corresponding percentile. To assess the worst possible pollution, in addition to the operator model scenarios, situations where you may encounter greater pollution activities polluting impact zone, taking into account the information about adverse meteorological conditions and emissions of different modes of operation of the equipment, as well as emergency situations.
13. If necessary, the regional environmental authority (hereinafter referred to as the Government) have the right to request additional information to the operator about the computer program used in the preparation of the project (e.g., in the user instructions) to verify its applicability to the specific case.
14. Pollutant Emission dispersion calculations use computer programs that: 14.1. provides the ability to perform calculations that results are comparable to the standards of air quality parameters;
14.2. provides the ability to graphically display the results of calculations on the source of contamination surrounding topographic maps;
14.3. provides the ability to perform calculations using these rules laid down in paragraph 4, the emission and emission source characteristics;
14.4. the situation according to the typical model of the meteorological conditions that can affect pollution, and the meteorological conditions, which predicted the highest levels of contamination;
14.5. model the situation pursuant to the area-specific meteorological conditions, and you can perform calculations by using the Latvian Hidrometeoroloģij Agency (hereinafter Agency) provided meteorological information according to paragraph 40 of these regulations;
14.6. If necessary, provides a single calculation cycle model pollution from multiple sources;
14.7. providing results, taking into account the existing air pollution (nearby air pollution source calculated (modeled) pollution or the monitoring of background concentrations of contaminants);
9.2. take into account the emission source in the vicinity of the existing terrain features, building, as well as other factors, if they significantly affect pollution dissipation;
9.3. ensure that the calculated concentrations of contaminants meet the measurement data.
15. the pollutant dispersion calculation uses the rules referred to in annex 2 of the computer program, taking into account the restrictions for use.
16. Computer programs, other than those referred to in annex 2 of this rule, use the pollutant dispersion calculations, if the user in agreement with the Agency and the State environment inspectorate.
17. for the reconciliation, the user shall prepare and submit to the State environment inspectorate in the application, indicating that the selected computer meets this provision 14. the requirements laid down in paragraph 1. The application shall specify the person who can provide information about the selected software and perform the necessary calculations for conformity assessment. The application shall be accompanied by the following information about the selected software: 17.1. user instructions;
17.2. other particulars confirming compliance with these rules of computer programs 14. the requirements laid down in paragraph 1.
18. in order to prepare a response, or a computer program is used, the State environment inspectorate request the opinion of the Agency. The agency within 20 days from the rule referred to in paragraph 17, the date of receipt of the application to prepare the opinion assessing the compliance of a computer program that paragraph 14 specify the requirements and possible limitations to its use. If the application contains the person does not provide the information requested by the agency or does not provide the necessary calculations, the Agency has the right to extend the time limit for the preparation of an opinion by written notification to the applicant and the State environment inspectorate.
19. environmental State Inspectorate within one month from the date of receipt of the application, the use of computer programs under the pollutant dispersion calculations, showing the possible limitations to its use, or indicate why such programs are not able to use. Of the decision concerning the State environment inspectorate shall notify the applicant in writing and shall inform the environmental impact assessment State Bureau and administration.
III. Contents of the project 20. Operator project provides information on all substances for which a specific air quality regulations, as well as other substances which emit company or facility. To make an impact on the air quality assessment, if the company or the machine emits pollutants, for which no specific air quality regulations, operator: 20.1. uses appropriate literary sources mentioned in the guidelines (such as the World Health Organization guidelines);
20.2. consult with the Manager to find out which substances whose product emits significant quantities, not be taken into account in the project.
21. the Operator shall prepare a draft under the Cabinet of Ministers of 9 July 2002, rule no. 294 "procedures of piesakām A, B, and C categories of activities and pollutants in question permits A and B category contaminating activities" 4.13.4. the sample table, on the basis of the information contained in the project.
22. The Operator shall specify in the project all the contaminants that impact on air quality assessment, as well as the appropriate air quality regulations and guidelines.
23. the operator shall provide the project emission source characteristics and physical characterization of emissions under the Cabinet of Ministers of 9 July 2002, rule no. 294 "procedures of piesakām A, B, and C categories of activities and pollutants in question permits A and B category contaminating activities" annex 4 table 13.1. "emission source characteristics, physical" and "table 13.2 of the sources of emissions in the air emitted substances". If the emission is not permanent, the operator will also fill in this provision contained in the annex to table 3, which describes the evolution of emissions.
24. The Operator project provides information on pollutant dispersion calculation for the selected computer, specifying its name, version, type (for example, Gauss, Lagrange), developer, end user licence number and its term. The computer program used must comply with these rules 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19 the requirements set out in paragraph.
25. The Operator shall provide information about the computer program used in the calculation of the scattering of additional options: 25.1. on pollutant dispersion modelling applied in the areas of relief and building characteristics, indicating the placement of objects and parameters, as well as describing their placement in relation to the emission source. If that software options are not used, the operator justifies it;
25.2. about other additional options that are not specified in this rule 25.1 in (such as the emission of zalvjveid scattering calculations, pollutant deposition modeling).
26. The Operator indicates the level of existing pollution polluting operations in the impact zone. If in accordance with the provisions of chapter IV operator agency used existing data, project adds the statement, issued by the Agency for the application of the specific activities of the pollutant.
27. Operator based meteorological data choices, describes the data format and adds a graphical interpretation of wind characteristics (chart, which, on the basis of meteorological data, features a wind mode at a specific location or specific periods). The project adds a statement prepared by the Agency, issued in accordance with the provisions of chapter IV, and in the specific pollutant activities in the preparation of this application a certificate issued, weather station, which is used, and the observation duration (in years).
28. The Operator shall provide information about all calculations carried out to assess the impact of emissions on air quality, and which are used in the calculation of the distribution of pollutants (modeling).
29. the pollutant dispersion calculation operator shall prepare and submit images: 29.1. graphical form using this provision, paragraph 30 maps and indicating the concentration of the pollutant. If the maximum estimated total concentration of the pollutant does not exceed 50% of the lower assessment threshold, scattering calculation results displaying in graphical form is not required. Each picture indicate the name of the substance and the calculation parameters. Calculation parameters are characterized by specifying the calculation period (for example, 1 year, 1 day, 1 hour), the time interval for the calculation of average size (for example, 30 minutes, 1 hour, 24 hours), the calculated percentile and other parameters used. The image identifies the areas is projected to overshoot. Izkliež card draw up a transparent scale. If necessary, you can add two project maps at different scales;
29.2. tables (annex 4), the maximum concentration of the pollutant and the location or area where it will be observed, as well as companies or equipment part of the pollution emitted by the sum concentration. Also indicate the total concentration ratio of air quality limit values or target values (percentage).
30. This rule 29.1. the results referred to in point to illustrate the use the company's location map 1:25000 scale or larger scale, related to geographic coordinates and represents the company's position in relation to the residential areas, residential building, industrial zone, public and trade areas, especially protected natural areas protection zones, mikroliegum and, if possible, to the nearest air monitoring stations. Information about the nature of the terrain and the local building supply at least the level of detail used in the pollutant dispersion modelling. If the application used in the map referred to in this paragraph are plotted objects and territories, this card can use base pollutant dispersion modelling results.
31. the Operator shall analyse the pollutant dispersion calculations and assess air quality compliance with laws, regulations and guidelines.
32. Data needed for calculation of the dispersion of pollutants to a computer program, the operator adds the project in electronic form.
IV. The order in which the information is provided on current pollution and meteorological conditions 33. Pollutant dispersion calculations take into account the existing operator contamination (background concentrations), caused all the contaminants for which specific air quality regulations. Other substances introduced background concentrations indicates, if the operator has the following data.
34. The pollutant dispersion calculations the operator shall take steps, within the zone of influence the pollutant-specific meteorological conditions. Pollutant dispersion modelling used one year consecutive hours of meteorological data or statistically processed meteorological data set that describes the last three years. In addition the operator model in the scenario of unfavourable meteorological conditions.
35. the Operator shall make a request in writing to the Agency: 21.8. information about an existing air pollution;
35.2. data on pollution to adverse meteorological conditions;
35.3. meteorological conditions raksturojošo parameters in the pollutant may impact the operational area.
36. In the application, the agency operator: 36.1. polluting activities;
36.2. the contaminants, which are intended to make the calculation of scattering;
36.3. the required meteorological parameters and the desired data type (consecutive hour data or statistically processed data set).
37. If the Agency has a 21.8. these provisions and 35.2. information referred to the agency within seven days to prepare and send to the operator in writing: 37.1. information on contaminant concentrations, which definitely air quality regulations, according to the provisions of annex 5, table 1;
37.2. the information on each contaminant dispersal of adverse meteorological conditions (meteorological conditions may influence the pollutant activities in the area in which the observed or predicted the highest pollution). Information disclosed in accordance with this provision of the annex 5, table 2 on one or more episodes.
38. If the Agency does not have this provision and paragraph 220.127.116.11 contains information the agency within seven days from the sending operator reasoned refusal.
39. This provision 38. in the case referred to in paragraph operator pollutant dispersion calculations, taking into account the pollution sources that directly affect air quality in the place of business of the operator log and its impact zone. Information about these sources require the operator, within the territory of which the posted or for polluting activities. Administration 14 days preparing the information requested and shall return the operator in writing and electronically.
40. to ensure that pollutant dispersion calculations necessary information on local meteorological conditions, the Agency shall set up a data base that includes the following meteorological conditions raksturojošo parameters in each of the meteorological observation network stations: 24.9. year;
40.2. the day;
40.3. the hour;
40.4. ground-level temperature — the temperature 2 meters from the ground surface (° C);
25.2. the wind speed — 10 minutes mean horizontal wind speed at 10 metres from the ground surface (m/s);
40.6. wind direction: wind direction 10 meters from the ground surface (°);
40.7. the total quantity of clouds — part of the sky covered with clouds of all kinds (traffic);
25.4. — the surface albedo and reflected radiation received ratio (%) by 25.4. surface heat flow (W/m2);
40.10. mixing height (m);
40.11. Monin-Obuhov length (m).
41. If the operator under this provision in 36.3 requirements require information about meteorological parameters that are included in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 40 of the created database, the agency within seven days to prepare and electronically send the operator information that describes the meteorological conditions polluting operations in the impact zone in the last three years.
42. If the operator under this provision in 36.3 requirements require information about meteorological parameters not included in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 40 of the created database, the Agency shall within one month send to the operator the required meteorological parameters, if they are the Agency and are necessary for the operator to use for the selected computer or can improve contaminant modeling of izkliež quality. If the Agency does not have such data, the agency within three days, send to the operator a reasonable refusal, as well as recommendations for future action the operator.
43. the Agency the information specified in these provisions provide for a fee, according to the Minister of the environment approved the Latvian Hidrometeoroloģij agency fee service price list, except for the information necessary for the environmental management of public inspection or control.
V. closing question 44. If the permission that the equipment in accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers of 25 April 2000, in Regulation No 154 ' regulations on stationary sources of air pollution air pollutant emission assessment, prevention, containment and control ", which provides for the monitoring and measurement of emissions, the operator when preparing an application for the determination of emissions, using monitoring data according to this provision, paragraph 4.
Prime Minister e. Repše Environment Minister r. vējonis Editorial Note: rules shall enter into force on 26 April 2003.
1. the annex to Cabinet of 22 April 2003 regulations no 200 calculation scenarios the original parameter check conditions no PO box
Detection period (1) emission limit the scope of the operation mode 1. Permit application emission sources listed in 1.1.
Long-term emission limits according to the project and the emission limit values in real or nominal capacity (whichever is greater) or permit the required production capacity in the Real mode of operation in the past two years (2) or the planned mode of operation (new installation) 1.2.
Short term according to limit emissions and emission limit values for the project in real or nominal capacity (whichever is greater) or permit the required production capacity continuous activity 2. Pollution sources that directly affect air quality in the place of business of the operator log and its impact area 2.1.
Long-term emission limit average annual capacity over the past two years, (2) the actual mode of operation in the past two years (2) 2.2.
Short-term emission limit annual average capacity in the past two years (2) continuous activity notes.
(1) pursuant to the air quality standards or guidelines.
(2) except for the last two-year period is not representative.
Minister for the environment r. vējonis annex 2 Cabinet of 22 April 2003 regulations no 200 scattering calculations used in computer programs, no PO box
Name restrictions of a Software Developer for use 1.
ADM 3 Cambridge environmental consultant Office — LAMBERT (Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants) 2.
The Hidrometeoroloģij Institute of Sweden AIRVIR-Shi (Swedish Hydrometeorological Institute) If a digital map is available and source database for a specific territory 3.
EnviMan Firm (Sweden) If both OPSI is available on the digital map and source database for a specific territory 4.
OML Danish National Environmental Research Institute, NERI (National Environmental Research Institute) where the Agency is available to meteorological data in the format required by the Environment Minister r. vējonis