State Implementation Plans

State of Illinois
Main Heading:
Part 215 Statewide VOC Rules
Part 215 - R Petroleum Refining
Item Subpart:
Sealing device requirements

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Rule 205 (l)(10)
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Regulatory Text:
Except for safety pressure relief valves, no owner or operator of a petroleum refinery shall install or operate a valve at the end of a pipe or line containing volatile organic materials unless the pipe or line is sealed with a second valve, blind flange, plug, cap or other sealing device. The sealing device may be removed only when a sample is being taken or during maintenance operations.

(Source: Approved November 21, 1987 (52 FR 45333)