TITLE 20 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
CHAPTER 2 AIR QUALITY (STATEWIDE)
PART 30 KRAFT MILLS
126.96.36.199 ISSUING AGENCY: Environmental Improvement Board.
[11/30/95; 188.8.131.52 NMAC - Rn, 20 NMAC 2.30.100 10/31/02]
184.108.40.206 SCOPE: All geographic areas within the jurisdiction of the Environmental Improvement Board.
[11/30/95; 220.127.116.11 NMAC - Rn, 20 NMAC 2.30.101 10/31/02]
18.104.22.168 STATUTORY AUTHORITY: Environmental Improvement Act, NMSA 1978, section 74-1-8(A)(4) and (7), and Air Quality Control Act, NMSA 1978, sections 74-2-1 et seq., including specifically, section 74-2-5 (A), (B) and (C).
[11/30/95; 22.214.171.124 NMAC - Rn, 20 NMAC 2.30.102 10/31/02]
126.96.36.199 DURATION: Permanent.
[11/30/95; 188.8.131.52 NMAC - Rn, 20 NMAC 2.30.103 10/31/02]
184.108.40.206 EFFECTIVE DATE: November 30, 1995.
[11/30/95; 220.127.116.11 NMAC - Rn, 20 NMAC 2.30.104 10/31/02]
[The latest effective date of any section in this Part is 10/31/02.]
18.104.22.168 OBJECTIVE: The objective of this Part is to regulate emissions from kraft mills.
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126.96.36.199 DEFINITIONS: In addition to the terms defined in 20.2.2 NMAC (Definitions), as used in this Part:
A. "Kraft mill" means any industrial operation which uses for a cooking liquor an alkaline solution containing sulfur compounds in its pulping process.
B. "Part" means an air quality control regulation under Title 20, Chapter 2 of the New Mexico Administrative Code, unless otherwise noted; as adopted or amended by the Board.
C. "Recovery furnace stack" means the stack from which the products of combustion are emitted to the ambient air from the recovery furnace.
[11/30/95; 188.8.131.52 NMAC - Rn, 20 NMAC 2.30.107 10/31/02]
184.108.40.206 AMENDMENT AND SUPERSESSION OF PRIOR REGULATIONS: This Part amends and supersedes Air Quality Control Regulation ("AQCR") 601 -- Regulation Governing Emission from Kraft Mills last filed January 27, 1970.
A. All references to AQCR 601 in any other rule shall be construed as a reference to this Part.
B. The amendment and supersession of AQCR 601 shall not affect any administrative or judicial enforcement action pending on the effective date of such amendment nor the validity of any permit issued pursuant to AQCR 601.
[11/30/95; 220.127.116.11 NMAC - Rn, 20 NMAC 2.30.106 10/31/02]
18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 [RESERVED]
126.96.36.199 EMISSIONS LIMITATIONS:
A. The owner or operator of a kraft mill shall not permit, cause, suffer or allow the daily average emission of total reduced sulfur from a recovery furnace stack to exceed 0.1 pounds of sulfur per ton of equivalent air-dried kraft pulp expressed as H2S on a dry gas basis, or 4.0 pounds of particulate matter per ton of pulp on the same basis.
B. The owner or operator of a kraft mill shall not permit, cause, suffer or allow the daily average emission of particulate matter from lime kilns to exceed one pound per ton of equivalent air-dried kraft pump.
C. The owner or operator of a kraft mill shall not permit, cause, suffer or allow the daily average emission of particulate matter from smelt tanks to exceed one-half pound per ton of air-dried kraft pulp.
D. The owner or operator of a kraft mill shall not permit, cause, suffer or allow the daily average emission of total reduced sulfur from any and all operations of a kraft mill to exceed 0.2 pounds per ton of air- dried kraft pulp
[11/30/95; 188.8.131.52 NMAC - Rn, 20 NMAC 2.30.108 10/31/02]
HISTORY OF 20.2.30 NMAC:
Pre-NMAC History: The material in this part was derived from that previously filed with the Commission of Public Records-State Records Center and Archives.
HSSD 70-1, Ambient Air Quality Standards And Air Quality Control Regulations, 01/27/70.
History of Repealed Material: [RESERVED]
HSSD 70-1, Ambient Air Quality Standards And Air Quality Control Regulations, (relating to that portion numbered 601) filed 01/27/70, was renumbered into first version of the New Mexico Administrative Code as 20 NMAC 2.30, Kraft Mills, filed 10/30/95.
20 NMAC 2.30, Kraft Mills, filed 10/30/95 was renumbered, reformatted and replaced by 20.2.30 NMAC, Kraft Mills, effective 10/31/02.