overfill control mechanisms and flow prohibiting mechanisms, and
(B)daily visual inspection of the nozzle bellows and face-plate.
(3)The owner or operator of the facility and the test contractor shall report all test failures to the Regional Office Supervisor within 24 hours of the failure.
(4)The Director may require the owner or operator of the facility to perform any of the tests in Subparagraph (1) of this Paragraph if there are any modifications or repairs.
(5)Where the Division of Air Quality conducts tests or upon requirement from the Director to test the vapor control system it shall be without compensating the owner or operator of the facility for any lost revenues incurred due to the testing procedure.
(h) Operating Instructions and Posting
(1)The owner or operator of the facility shall post operating instructions for the vapor recovery system on the top one-third of the front of each gasoline dispenser to include the following:
(A)a clear description of how to correctly dispense gasoline with the vapor recovery nozzles,
(B)a warning that repeated attempts to continue dispensing gasoline, after the system has indicated that the vehicle fuel tank is full (by automatically shutting off), may result in spillage or recirculation of gasoline,
(C)a telephone number to report problems experienced with the vapor recovery system to the owner or operator of the facility, and
(D)a telephone number to report problems experienced with the vapor recovery system to the Director.
(2)The owner or operator shall provide written instructions on site as detailed in EPA-450/3-91-022b to insure that employees of the facility have an accurate understanding of the operation of the system and, in particular, when the system is malfunctioning and requires repair.
(i) Other General Requirements. The owner or operator of the facility shall conspicuously post "Out of Order" signs on any nozzle associated with any aboveground part of the vapor recovery system which is defective until the system has been repaired to bring it back into compliance with this Rule.
(j) Record-keeping and Reporting. Owners or operators of the facility shall maintain records in accordance with Rule .0903 of this Section on compliance and testing.
(k) Referenced document. EPA-450/3-91-022b, "Technical Guidance - Stage II Vapor Recovery Systems for Control of Vehicle Refueling Emissions at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities,
Volume II: Appendices", November 1991, cited in this Rule is hereby incorporated by reference and does not include subsequent amendments or editions. A copy of this document is available for inspection at the Regional Offices of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (addresses are given in Rule .0103 of this Subchapter). Copies of this document may be obtained through the Library Services Office (MD-35), U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park or National Technical Information Services, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield VA 22161. The NTIS number for this document is PB-92132851 and the cost is fifty-two dollars ($52.00).
Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a)(1); 143-215.107(a); 150B-21.6.
SECTION .1100 ‑ CONTROL OF TOXIC AIR POLLUTANTS
15A NCAC 02D .1110NATIONAL EMISSION
STANDARDS FOR HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS
(a) With the exception of Paragraph (b) of this Rule, sources subject to national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants promulgated in 40 CFR Part 61 shall comply with emission standards, monitoring and reporting requirements, maintenance requirements, notification and record keeping requirements, performance test requirements, test method and procedural provisions, and any other provisions, as required therein, rather than with any otherwise-applicable Rule in Section .0500 of this Subchapter that would be in conflict therewith.
(b) Along with the notice appearing in the North Carolina Register for a public hearing to amend this Rule to exclude a standard from this Rule, the Director shall state whether or not the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants promulgated under 40 CFR Part 61, or part thereof, shall be enforced. If the Commission does not adopt the amendment to this Rule to exclude or amend the standard within 12 months after the close of the comment period on the proposed amendment, the Director shall begin enforcing that standard when 12 months has elapsed after the end of the comment period on the proposed amendment.
(c) New sources of volatile organic compounds that are located in an area designated in 40 CFR 81.334 as nonattainment for ozone or an area identified in accordance with 15A NCAC 2D .0902(e), (f), or (g) as in violation of the ambient air quality standard for ozone shall comply with the requirements of 40 CFR Part 61 that are not excluded by this Rule, as well as with any applicable requirements in Section .0900 of this Subchapter.
(d) All requests, reports, applications, submittals, and other communications to the administrator required under Paragraph (a) of this Rule shall be submitted to the Director of the Division of Air Quality rather than to the Environmental Protection Agency; except that all such reports, applications, submittals, and other communications to the administrator required by 40 CFR 61.145 shall be submitted to the Director, Division of Epidemiology.
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