A Branch of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division

Procedures for Testing and Monitoring Sources of Air Pollutants

Cover and Table of Contents

Introduction

Test Report Transmission Summary

Source Emissions Testing Companies 

Part 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS

Section 1.1 - Applicability

Section 1.2 - Performance and Compliance Testing

Section 1.3 - Compliance with Standards and Maintenance Requirements

Section 1.4 - Monitoring Requirements

Section 1.5 - Notification and Record Keeping

Section 1.6 - Incorporations by Reference

Section 1.7 - General Control Device Requirements

Section 1.8 - Required Overall Emissions Reduction Efficiency

Section 1.9 - General Notification and Reporting Requirements

Part 2: SOURCE CATEGORIES

Section 2.1 - Fuel Burning Equipment

Section 2.1b - Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Steam Generating (Constructed after June 19, 1984)

Section 2.1c - Small Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Steam Generating Units (NSPS)

Section 2.2 - Incinerators

Section 2.2a - Municipal Waste Combustors

Section 2.2b - Municipal Waste Combustors

Section 2.3 - Portland Cement Plants

Section 2.4 - Nitric Acid Plants

Section 2.5 - Sulfuric Acid Plants

Section 2.6 - Asphalt Concrete Plants

Section 2.7 - Petroleum Refineries

Section 2.8 - Storage Vessels for Petroleum Liquids and External Floating Roof Tanks

Section 2.8a - Storage Vessels for Petroleum Liquids (Constructed after May 18, 1978)

Section 2.8b - Volatile Organic Liquid Storage Vessels (Including Petroleum Liquid Storage Vessels - after July 23, 1984)

Section 2.9 - Secondary Lead Smelters

Section 2.10 - Secondary Brass and Bronze Ingot Production Plants

Section 2.11 - Iron and Steel Plants

Section 2.11a - Iron and Steel Plants (Secondary Emissions)

Section 2.12 - Sewage Treatment Plants

Section 2.13 - Primary Copper Smelters

Section 2.14 - Primary Zinc Smelters

Section 2.15 - Primary Lead Smelters

Section 2.16 - New Primary Aluminum Reduction Plants

Section 2.22 - Coal Preparation Plants

Section 2.23 - Ferroalloy Production Facilities

Section 2.24 - Steel Plants: Electric Arc Furnaces

Section 2.24a - Steel Plants: Electric Arc Furnaces and Argon-Oxygen Decarburization Vessels (Constructed after August 7, 1983)

Section 2.25 - Metallurgical Melting - Cupola Furnaces

Section 2.28 - Existing Kraft Pulp Mills

Section 2.29 - New Kraft Pulp Mills

Section 2.30 - Glass Manufacturing Plants

Section 2.31 - Grain Elevators

Section 2.33 - Surface Coating of Metal Furniture

Section 2.34 - Stationary Gas Turbines

Section 2.35 - Lime Manufacturing Plants

Section 2.39 - Lead-Acid Battery Manufacturing Plants

Section 2.40 - New Automobile and Light-Duty Truck Surface Coating Operations

Section 2.42 - New Bulk Gasoline Terminals

Section 2.43 - Paper Coating (All Sources)

Section 2.44 - Graphic Arts Industry: Publication Rotogravure Printing (NSPS Sources)

Section 2.45 - Graphic Arts Industry: All Sources

Section 2.46 - Pressure Sensitive Tape and Label Surface Coating Operations (NSPS Sources)

Section 2.47 - Metal Coil Coating

Section 2.48 - Asphalt Processing and Asphalt Roofing Plants

Section 2.49 - Equipment Leaks of VOC in the Synthetic Organic Chemicals Manufacturing Industry

Section 2.50 - Industrial Surface Coating of Large Appliances

Section 2.51 - Beverage Can Coating

Section 2.52 - Surface Coating of Miscellaneous Metal Parts

Section 2.53 - Wire Coating

Section 2.54 - Rubber Tire Manufacturing Industry (NSPS Sources)

Section 2.55 - Paper Coating Operations

Section 2.56 - Industrial Cleaning Solvents

Section 2.59 - Flexible Vinyl and Urethane Coating and Printing

Section 2.60 - Equipment Leaks of VOC in Petroleum Refineries

Section 2.62 - Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry (SOCMI) - Air Oxidation Unit Processes

Section 2.67 - Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry (SOCMI) - Distillation Operations

Section 2.68 - Non-Metallic Mineral Processing Plants

Section 2.69 - Wool Fiberglass Insulation Manufacturing Plants

Section 2.73 - Surface Coating of Plastic Parts for Business Machines

Section 2.74 - Calciners and Dryers in Mineral Industries

Section 2.99 - Visible Emissions

Section 2.100 - Granular and Mixed Fertilizer Manufacturing Plants

Section 2.101 - Normal Superphosphate Facilities

Section 2.102 - Kaolin and Fuller's Earth Manufacturing Processes

Section 2.103 - Cotton Gins

Section 2.104 - General Manufacturing Processes

Section 2.105 - Ammonium Nitrate Fertilizer Processes

Section 2.106 - Ammonium Sulfate Processes

Section 2.107 - Metallic Mineral Processing Plants

Section 2.108 - Synthetic Fiber Production Facilities

Section 2.109 - Fabric and Vinyl Coating (All Sources)

Section 2.110 - Gasoline Transport Vehicles

Section 2.111 - Major Sources of VOC

Section 2.112 - Automobile and Light-Duty Truck Surface Coating Operations (All Sources)

Section 2.113 - Flat Wood Paneling

Section 2.114 - Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

Section 2.115 - Gasoline Dispensing Facility - Stage I

Section 2.116 - Electric Utility Steam Generation Units

Section 2.117 - Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators (Constructed Before June 20, 1996)

Section 2.118 - Aerospace Manufacturing and Rework Facilities

Section 2.119 - Fuel Burning Equipment

Section 2.120 - Stationary Gas Turbines and Stationary Engines used to Generate Electricity

Section 2.121 - Large Stationary Combined Cycle Gas Turbines

Section 2.122 - Commercial & Industrial Solid Waste Incineration (Constructed before November 30, 1999)

Section 2.123 - VOC Emissions from Extruded Polystyrene Products Manufacturing Utilizing an Injected Blowing Agent

Section 2.124 - Multipollutant Control for Electric Utility Steam Generating Units 

Section 2.125 - Sulfur Dioxide Emissions from Electric Utility Steam Generating Plants 

Section 2.126 - Surface Coating of Miscellaneous Plastic Parts And Products 

Section 2.127 - Surface Coating of Miscellaneous Industrial Adhesives 

Section 2.128 - Surface Coating of Pleasure Craft 

Section 2.129 - VOC Emissions from Fiberglass Boat Manufacturing 

Section 2.130 - Sewage Sludge Incineration Units (Constructed on or before October 14, 2010) 

Part 3: HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS

Section 3.0 - General Provisions

Section 3.1 - Asbestos

Section 3.2 - Beryllium

Section 3.4 - Mercury

Section 3.5 - Ethylene Dichloride, Vinyl Chloride, and Polyvinyl Chloride Plants

Section 3.21 - Equipment Leaks (Fugitive Emissions Sources)

Section 3.27 - Benzene Transfer Operations

Part 4: Appendices

Appendix A - Part 1 - Test Methods

Method 1 - Sample and Velocity Traverses for Stationary Sources

Method 1A - Sample and Velocity Traverses for Stationary Sources with Small Stacks or Ducts

Method 2 - Determination of Stack Gas Velocity and Volumetric Flow Rate (Type S Pitot Tube)

Method 2A - Direct Measurement of Gas Volume through Pipes and Small Ducts

Method 2B - Determination of Exhaust Gas Volume Flow Rate from Gasoline Vapor Incinerators

Method 2C - Determination of Stack Gas Velocity and Volumetric Flow Rate in Small Stacks or Ducts (Standard Pitot Tube)

Method 2D - Measurement of Gas Volumetric Flow Rates in Small Pipes or Ducts

Method 2E - Determination of Landfill Gas Production Flow Rate

Method 2F - Determination of Stack Gas Velocity and Volumetric Flow Rate with Three-Dimensional Probes

Method 2G - Determination of Stack Gas Velocity and Volumetric Flow Rate with Two-Dimensional Probes

Method 2H - Determination of Stack Gas Velocity Taking into Account Velocity Decay Near the Stack Wall

Method 3 - Gas Analysis for the Determination of Dry Molecular Weight

Method 3A - Determination of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Concentrations in Emissions from Stationary  Sources (Instrument Analyzer Procedure)

Method 3B - Gas analysis for the Determination of Emission Rate correction Factor or Excess Air

Method 3C - Determination of Carbon Dioxide, Methane, Nitrogen, and Oxygen from Stationary Sources

Method 4 - Determination of Moisture Content in Stack Gases

Method 5 - Determination of Particulate Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 5A - Determination of Particulate Emissions from the Asphalt Processing and Asphalt Roofing Industry

Method 5D - Determination of Particulate Matter Emissions from Positive Pressure Fabric Filters

Method 5E - Determination of Particulate Emissions from the Wool Fiberglass Insulation Manufacturing Industry

Method 5F - Determination of Nonsulfate Particulate Matter from Stationary Sources

Method 5T - Determination of Particulate Emissions from Stationary Sources - Total Dry and Wet Catch Method

Method 6 - Determination of Sulfur Dioxide Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 6A - Determination of Sulfur Dioxide, Moisture, and Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Fossil Fuel Combustion Sources

Method 6B - Determination of Sulfur Dioxide and Carbon Dioxide Daily Average Emissions from Fossil Fuel Combustion Sources

Method 6C - Determination of Sulfur Dioxide Emissions from Stationary Sources (Instrumental Analyzer Procedure)     

Method 7 - Determination of Nitrogen Oxide Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 7A - Determination of Nitrogen Oxide Emissions from Stationary Sources (Ion Chromatography)

Method 7B - Determination of Nitrogen Oxide Emissions from Stationary Sources (Ultraviolet Spectrophotometry)

Method 7C - Determination of Nitrogen Oxide Emissions from Stationary Sources (Alkaline-Permanganate/Ion Colorimetric Method)

Method 7D - Determination of Nitrogen Oxide Emissions from Stationary Sources (Alkaline-Permanganate/Ion Chromatographic Method)

Method 7E - Determination of Nitrogen Oxide Emissions from Stationary Sources (Instrumental Analyzer Procedure)

Method 8 - Determination of Sulfuric Acid Mist and Sulfur Dioxide Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 9 - Visual Determination of the Opacity of Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 10 - Determination of Carbon Monoxide Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 10A - Determination of Carbon Monoxide Emissions in Certifying Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems at Petroleum Refineries

Method 10B - Determination of Carbon Monoxide Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 11 - Determination of Hydrogen Sulfide Content of Fuel Gas Streams in Petroleum Refineries

Method 12 - Determination of Inorganic Lead Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 13A - Determination of Total Fluoride Emissions from Stationary Sources - SPANS Zirconium Lake Method

Method 13B - Determination of Total Fluoride Emissions from Stationary Sources - Specific Ion Electrode Method

Method 14 - Determination of Fluoride Emissions from Potroom Roof Monitors for Primary Aluminum Plants

Method 15 - Determination of Hydrogen Sulfide, Carbonyl Sulfide, and Carbon Disulfide Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 15A - Determination of Total Reduced Sulfur Emissions from Sulfur Recovery Plants in Petroleum Refineries

Method 16 - Semicontinuous Determination of Sulfur Emissions from Stationary sources

Method 16A - Determination of Total Reduced Sulfur Emissions from Stationary Sources (Impinger Technique)

Method 16B - Determination of Total Reduced Sulfur Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 16C - Determination of Total Reduced Sulfur Emissions from Stationary Sources (Instrumental Analyzer Procedure) 

Method 17 - Determination of Particulate Emissions from Stationary Sources (In-Stack Filtration Method)

Method 18 - Measurement of Gaseous Organic Compound Emissions by Gas Chromatography

Method 19 - Determination of Sulfur Dioxide Removal Efficiency and Particulate Matter, Sulfur Dioxide, and Nitrogen Oxides Emission Rates

Method 20 - Determination of Nitrogen Oxides, Sulfur Dioxide, and Oxygen Emissions from Stationary Gas Turbines

Method 21 - Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds Leaks

Method 22 - Visual Determination of Fugitive Emissions from Material Sources and Smoke Emissions from Flares

Method 23 - Determination of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxins and Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans from stationary Sources

Method 24 - Determination of Volatile Matter Content, Water content, Density, Volume Solids, and Weight Solids of Surface Coatings

Method 24A - Determination of Volatile Matter Content and Density of Printing Inks and Related Coatings

Method 25 - Determination of Total Gaseous Nonmethane Organic Emissions as Carbon

Method 25A - Determination of Total Gaseous Organic Concentration Using a Flame Ionization Analyzer

Method 25B - Determination of Total Gaseous Organic Concentration Using Nondispersive Infrared Analyzer

Method 25C - Determination of Nonmethane Organic Compounds (NMOC) in MSW Landfill Gases

Method 25D - Determination of the Volatile Organic Concentration of Waste Samples

Method 25E - Determination of Vapor phase Organic Concentration in Waste Samples

Method 26 - Determination of Hydrogen Chloride Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 26A - Determination of Hydrogen Halide and Halogen Emissions from Stationary Sources - Isokinetic Method

Method 27 - Determination of Vapor Tightness of Gasoline Delivery Tank Using Pressure-Vacuum Test

Method 29 - Determination of Metals Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 30A - Determination of Total Vapor Phase Mercury Emissions from Stationary Sources (Instrumental Analyzer Procedure) 

Method 30B - Determination of Total Vapor Phase Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Combustion Sources Using Carbon Sorbent Traps

Method 101 - Determination of Particulate and Gaseous Mercury Emissions from Chlor-Alkali Plants - Air Streams     

Method 101A - Determination of Particulate and Gaseous Mercury Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 102 - Determination of Particulate and Gaseous Mercury Emissions from Chlor-Alkali Plants - Hydrogen Streams

Method 103 - Beryllium Screening Method

Method 104 - Determination of Beryllium Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 105 - Determination of Mercury in Wastewater Treatment Plant Sewage Sludge

Method 106 - Determination of Vinyl Chloride from Stationary Sources

Method 107 - Determination of Vinyl Chloride Content of Process Stream Samples

Method 107A - Determination of Vinyl Chloride Content of Solvents, Resin-Solvent Solution, Polyvinyl Chloride Resin, Resin Slurry, Wet Resin, and Latex Samples

Method 108 - Determination of Particulate and Gaseous Arsenic Emissions

Method 108A - Determination of Arsenic Content in Ore Samples from Nonferrous Smelters

Method 108B - Determination of Arsenic Content in Ore Samples from Nonferrous Smelters

Method 108C - Determination of Arsenic Content in Ore Samples from Nonferrous Smelters

Method 200 - Determination of Total Particulate, Free Chlorine, and Total Chlorides from Secondary Aluminum Smelters and Other Stationary Sources

Method 201 - Determination of PM10 Emissions (Exhaust Gas Recycle Procedure)

Method 201A - Determination of PM10 Emissions (Constant Sampling Rate Procedure)

Method 202 - Determination of Condensible Particulate Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 204 - Criteria for and Verification of a Permanent or Temporary Total Enclosure

Method 204A - Volatile Organic Compounds Content in Liquid Input Stream

Method 204B - Volatile Organic Compounds Emissions in Capture Stream

Method 204C - Volatile Organic Compounds Emissions in Captured Stream (Dilution Technique)

Method 204D - Volatile Organic Compounds Emissions in Fugitive Stream from Temporary Total Enclosure

Method 204E - Volatile Organic Compounds Emissions in Fugitive Stream from Building Enclosure

Method 204F - Volatile Organic Compounds Content in Liquid Input Stream (Distillation Approach)

Method 205 - Verification of Gas Dilution Systems for Field Instrument Calibrations 

Method 300 - Determination of Surface Coating Transfer Efficiency

Method 301 - Field Validation of Pollutant Measurement Methods from Various Waste Media

Method 304A - Determination of Biodegradation Rates of Organic Compounds (Vent Option)

Method 304B - Determination of Rates of Organic Compounds (Scrubber Option)

Method 305 - Measurement of Emission Potential of Individual Volatile Organic Compounds in Waste

Method 306 - Determination of Chromium Emissions from Decorative and Hard Chromium Electroplating and Anodizing Operations

Method 306A - Determination of Chromium Emissions from Decorative and Hard Chromium Electroplating and Anodizing Operations

Method 306B - Surface Tension Measurement and Recordkeeping for Chromium Plating Tanks Used at Electroplating and Anodizing Facilities

Method 307 - Determination of Emissions from Halogenated Solvent Vapor Cleaning Machines using a Liquid Level Procedure

Method 308 - Procedure for Determination of Methanol Emissions from Stationary Sources

Method 310A - Determination of Residual Hexane through Gas Chromatography

Method 310B - Determination of Residual Solvent through Gas Chromatography

Method 310C - Determination of Residual N-Hexane in EPDM Rubber through Gas Chromatography

Method 311 - Analysis of Hazardous Air Pollutant Compounds in Paints and Coatings by Direct Injection into a Gas Chromatograph

Method 312A - Determination of Styrene in Latex Styrene-Butadiene Rubber through Gas Chromatography     

Method 312B - Determination of Residual  Styrene in Styrene-Butadiene (SBR)  Rubber Latex by Capillary Gas Chromatography

Method 312C - Determination of Residual Styrene in SBR Latex Produced by Emulsion Polymerization

Method 313A - Determination of Residual Hydrocarbons in Rubber Crumb

Method 313B - The Determination of Residual Hydrocarbon in Solution Polymers by Capillary Gas Chromatography     

Method 316 - Sampling and Analysis for Formaldehyde Emissions from Stationary Sources in the Mineral Wool and Wool Fiberglass Industries

Appendix A - Part 2 - Field Data Sheets

Appendix B - Continuous Emission Monitor Performance Specifications

PS 1 - Specifications and Test Procedures for Opacity Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems in Stationary Sources

PS 2 - Specifications and Test Procedures for SO2 and NOx Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems in Stationary Sources

PS 3 - Specifications and Test Procedures for O2 and CO2 Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems in Stationary Sources

PS 4 - Specifications and Test Procedures for Carbon Monoxide Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems in Stationary Sources

PS 4A - Specifications and Test Procedures for Carbon Monoxide Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems in Stationary Sources

PS 5 - Specifications and Test Procedures for TRS Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems in Stationary Sources

PS 6 - Specifications and Test Procedures for Continuous Emission Rate Monitoring Systems in Stationary Sources

PS 7 - Specifications and Test Procedures for Hydrogen Sulfide Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems in Stationary Sources

PS 11 - Specifications and Test Procedures for Particulate Matter Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems at Stationary Sources

PS 12A - Specifications and Test Procedures for Total Vapor Phase Mercury Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems in Stationary Sources 

PS 12B - Specifications and Test Procedures for Total Vapor Phase Mercury Emissions from Stationary Sources Using a Sorbent Trap Monitoring System 

PS 15 - Specifications and Test Procedures for Extractive FTIR Continuous Emissions Monitor Systems in Stationary Sources 

Appendix C - Quality Assurance Procedures for Gas Chromatography

Procedure 1 - Determination of Adequate Chromatographic Peak Resolution

Procedure 2 - Procedure for Field Auditing GC Analysis

Appendix D - Determination of Emission Rate Change

Appendix E - Performance Specifications for Flow Monitors

Performance Specifications and Specification Test Procedures for Monitoring Systems for Effluent Stream Gas Volumetric Flow Rate  

Appendix F - Quality Assurance Procedures

Procedure 1 - Quality Assurance Requirements for Gas Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems Used for Compliance Determination  

Procedure 2 - Quality Assurance Requirements for Particulate Matter Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems at Stationary Sources

Procedure 5 - Quality Assurance Requirements for Vapor Phase Mercury Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems and Sorbent Trap Monitoring Systems used for Compliance Determination at Stationary Sources    

Appendix G

Protocols for Determining VOC Capture Efficiency

Appendix H

Calculation of VOC Emissions from Open Molding Fiber-Reinforced Plastics Manufacturing

[Note: Unified Emission Factors (UEF) for Open Molding of Composites is given as a separate pdf.] 

Appendix I

Performance Test Calculations and Reporting 

Part V: Bibliography