Carbon adsorption systems use carbon filters to capture emissions from processes to remove harmful VOCs. Carbon adsorption systems are often used at waste water treatment facilities and other odorous operations.
A permit is required for all systems which would emit any pollutant, without the benefit of the filter system emit, greater than or equal to 2 pounds in any 24 hours period.
For modifications of permitted equipment resulting in an increase in blower rating, the fee is assessed in accordance with fee schedule 2 (see Rule 301, Section 308.2)based on the incremental increase in horsepower of the electrical motor.
For modifications resulting in no increase in rating, the fee shall be based on Rule 301, Section 306.2.
Equipment Installed Without an Authority to Construct:
As per Section 302.1 of Rule 301, any person installing/operating regulated equipment without obtaining a permit from the SacMetro AQMD first, will be required to pay permit renewal back fees for each year of unpermitted operation, to a maximum of 3 years, in addition to the initial permit fee.
An application will not be accepted for processing until it is deemed complete. The following will be required in order for the SacMetro AQMD to make a completeness determination.
Completed application Forms G100, G101, CA100 and HRA100 with the original signature of the owner/proprietor or responsible officer of the company.
Applicable permit fee in accordance with Rule 301.
Any additional information that may be requested in order to perform a health risk assessment or to better understand the process or the applicability of regulations.