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15A NCAC 02Q .0802 GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS AND DISPENSING FACILITIES



(a) For the purpose of this Rule the following definitions apply:



(1) (2)



"Gasoline dispensing facility" means any site where gasoline is dispensed to motor vehicle gasoline tanks from stationary storage tanks. "Gasoline service station" means any gasoline dispensing facility where gasoline is sold to the motoring public from stationary storage tanks.



(b) This Rule only applies to gasoline service stations and gasoline dispensing facilities that are in compliance with 15A NCAC 2D .0928. (c) Potential emissions for gasoline service stations and gasoline dispensing facilities shall be determined using actual gasoline throughput. (d) Any gasoline service station or gasoline dispensing facility that has an annual throughput, on a calendar month rolling average basis, of less than 15,000,000 gallons shall be exempted from the requirements of Section .0500 of this Subchapter. (e) The owner or operator of any gasoline service station or gasoline dispensing facility exempted by this Rule from Section .0500 of this Subchapter shall submit a report containing the information described in Paragraph (f) of this Rule if:



(1) (2) (3)



annual throughput exceeds 10,000,000 gallons, by the end of the month following the month that throughput exceeds 10,000,000 gallons and every 12 months thereafter; annual throughput exceeds 13,000,000 gallons, by the end of the month following the month that throughput exceeds 13,000,0000 gallons and every six months thereafter; or annual throughput exceeds 15,000,000 gallons, by the end of the month following the month that throughput exceeds 15,000,000 gallons and shall submit a permit application pursuant to the procedures in Section .0500 of this Subchapter.



(f) The report required under Paragraph (e) of this Rule shall include:



(1) (2)



(3)



the name and location of the gasoline service station or gasoline dispensing facility; the annual throughput of gasoline for each of the 12-month periods ending on each month since the previous report was submitted, including monthly gasoline throughput for each month required to calculate the annual gasoline throughput for each 12-month period; and the signature of the appropriate official as identified in Rule .0304(j) of this Subchapter certifying as to the truth and accuracy of the report.



(g) The owner or operator of any gasoline service station or gasoline dispensing facility exempted by this Rule from Section .0500 of this Subchapter shall provide documentation of annual throughput to the Director upon request. The owner or operator of any gasoline service station or gasoline dispensing facility exempted by this Rule from Section .0500 of this Subchapter shall retain records to document annual throughput for all 12-month periods during the previous three years. (h) For facilities covered by this Rule, the owner or operator shall report to the Director any exceedance of a requirement of this Rule within one week of its occurrence.



History Note:



Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a); 143-215.107(a)(10); 143-215.108; Eff. August 1, 1995.






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