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Rule Title: Incinerator burning

Nevada Administrative Code
Affected Area
Agency-Wide Provisions
Nac, Chapter 445B, Chapter 445, Air Controls – General Provisions
Rule #
Adoption Date
Submittal Date
Final Federal Register Date
Federal Register Citation #
71 FR 15040


NAC 445B.2207 Incinerator burning. 1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 6: (a) Burning in any incinerator other than the multiple chamber type is prohibited. (b) Incinerator burning which produces, for periods totaling 1 minute in 1 hour, a visible emission which is of an opacity equal to or greater than 20 percent is prohibited. 2. Incinerators used for the burning of pathological wastes, wet garbage or high moisture content material must be high temperature types with either grate or solid hearth construction, drying shelves for wet wastes and an auxiliary heating unit to ensure temperatures of 1400F (760C) for not less than 0.3 of a second. The hearth must be frequently cleaned at regular intervals to prevent buildup of residues and deposits. 3. The rated burning capacity, operating and maintenance procedures approved by the director must be posted conspicuously at or near the incinerator. 4. Allowable PM10 emissions from incinerators of less than 2,000 lb per hour rated burning capacity may not exceed 1.8 lb/ton of dry refuse charged. 5. Allowable PM10 emissions from incinerators equal to or greater than 2,000 lb per hour burning capacity must be calculated using the following equation: E = 0.6 (40.7 x 10-5C) For the purposes of this subsection, “E” means the maximum allowable rate of emission of PM10 in pounds per hour and “C” means the rate of charge of dry refuse in pounds per hour. 6. Single chamber incinerators may be used at single-family residences, in all areas of the state, except in and within 1 mile of the boundaries of Babbitt, Battle Mountain, Caliente, Carlin, Douglas County, East Ely, Elko Township, Ely, Fallon, Fernley, Gabbs, Hawthorne, Lovelock, McGill, Tonopah, Virginia City, Weed Heights, Wells, Winnemucca and Yerington, and inside the limits of Carson City and in those portions of Lyon County that are within 1 mile of the Carson City line, unless otherwise prohibited by local ordinances or regulations. [Environmental Comm’n, Air Quality Reg. 6.1 & 6.2, eff. 11-7-75; 6.3, eff. 11-7-75; A 3-31-77; 6.4-6.6.2, eff. 11-7-75]—(NAC A 9-19-90; 12-26-91; R237-03, 4-15-2004)

This SIP Citation Was Last Modified on January 29, 2013. EPA has attempted to assure that the action logs accurately reflect the actions published in the Federal Register. If there are discrepancies, however, the Federal Register is the official record. Send State Implementation Plan comments and questions to wilder.ceciley@epa.gov.

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