NSPS Notebook
VOC Emissions from Petroleum Refinery Wastewater Systems -  Subpart QQQ

Applicability: eCFR Subpart QQQ [ecfr.gov]

This subpart applies to:
  1. Affected facilities located in petroleum refineries that commence construction, modification, or reconstruction after May 4, 1987.
Affected facilities:
  1. Individual drain systems;
  2. Oil-water separators;
  3. Aggregate facilities.
Construction or installation of a new individual drain constitutes a modification to an aggregate facility. A new individual drain system shall be limited to all process drains and the first common junction box.
Known Sources in NDEE Jurisdiction:
Date of Original Final Rule: 11/23/88
Amendments Dates: 10/17/2000 (65 FR 61744)
08/18/1995 (60 FR 43259)
State Regulations: Title 129, Chapter 12, Section 001.68

Previously: Chapter 18, Section 001.59
Federal Regulations: 40 CFR 60.690
Related Rules:

NSPS - 40 CFR Part 60

Subparts J and Ja - Petroleum Refineries
Subparts GGG and GGGa - Equipment Leaks at Refineries
Subpart QQQ - Wastewater Treatment at Refineries

NESHAP - 40 CFR Part 63
Subpart CC - Petroleum Refineries
Subpart UUU - Catalytic Cracking Units, Catalytic
Reforming Units, and Sulfur Recovery Units at Petroleum Refineries
Regulations and Federal Registers: eCFR Subpart QQQ [ecfr.gov]
FAQs, Fact Sheets, and Rule Summaries: Texas Flowchart [tceq.texas.gov]
Other Information and Resources:
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