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EPA-Approved Puerto Rico Regulations

Updated September 2016

 

Puerto Rico Regulation
Commonwealth Effective Date
EPA Approved Date
Comments

Part I, "General Provisions" [PDF 1.8 MB, 50 pages]

Rule 101

Title
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 102
Definitions
2/18/11
8/29/12
77 FR 52235
Puerto Rico’s Environmental Public Policy Act Law No. 9 of June 18, 1970 was replaced with Law 416 of September 22, 2004.
Rule 103
Source Monitoring, Recordkeeping, Reporting, Sampling and Testing Methods
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 104
Emission Data Available to Public Participation
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 105
Malfunction
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 106
Test Methods
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 107
Air Pollution Emergencies
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 

Rule 108

Air Pollution Control Equipment
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62 FR 3213
 

Rule 109

Notice of Violation
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 110
Revision of Applicable Rules and Regulations
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 111
Applications, Hearings, Public Notice
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8/29/12
77 FR 52235
Puerto Rico’s Environmental Public Policy Act Law No. 9 of June 18, 1970 was replaced with Law 416 of September 22, 2004.
Rule 113
Closure of a Source
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 114
Compulsory and Optional Hearing
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 115
Punishment
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77 FR 52235
Puerto Rico’s Environmental Public Policy Act Law No. 9 of June 18, 1970 was replaced with Law 416 of September 22, 2004.
Rule 116
Public Nuisance
2/18/11
8/29/12
77 FR 52235
Puerto Rico’s Environmental Public Policy Act Law No. 9 of June 18, 1970 was replaced with Law 416 of September 22, 2004.
Rule 117
Overlapping or Contradictory Provisions
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 118
Segregation and Combination of Emissions
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 119
Derogation
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 120
Separability Clause
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 121
Effectiveness
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62 FR 3213
 
Part II, "Approval and Permit" [PDF 985 KB, 29 pages]
 
Rule 201 Location Approval
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 202 Air Quality Impact Analysis
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62 FR 3213
 

Rule 203

Permit to Construct a Source
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62 FR 3213
 

Rule 204

Permit to Operate a Source
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62 FR 3213
 

Rule 205

Compliance Plan for Existing Emission Sources
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62 FR 3213
 

Rule 206

Exemptions
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62 FR 3213
 

Rule 207

Continuing Responsibility for Compliance
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 208 Agricultural Burning Authorized
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 209 Modification of the Allowed Sulfur-in-Fuel Percentage
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62 FR 3213
 
Part III, "Variance"
 
Rule 301 Variances Authorized
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 302 Emergency Variances
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62 FR 3213
 
Part IV, "Prohibitions" [PDF 120 MB, 5 pages]
 
Rule 401 Generic Prohibitions
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 402 Open Burning
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 403 Visible Emissions
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 404 Fugitive Emissions
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 405 Incineration
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 406 Fuel Burning Equipment
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 407 Process Sources
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 408 Asphaltic Concrete Batching Plants
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 409 Non-Process Sources
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 410 Maximum Sulfur Content in Fuels
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 412 Sulfur Dioxide Emissions: General
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 413 Sulfuric Acid Plants
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 414 Sulfur Recovery Plants
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 415 Non-Ferrous Smelters
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 416 Sulfite Pulp Mills
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 417 Storage of Volatile Organic Compounds
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 423 Limitations for the Guaynabo PM10 Nonattainment Area
5/28/09
1/12/10
75 FR 1543
 
Part V, "Fees" [PDF 646 kB, 19 pages]
 
Rule 501 Permit Fees
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 502 Excess Emission Fees
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 503 Test Fees
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62 FR 3213
 
Rule 504, Modification
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Appendix A
2/18/11
8/29/12
77 FR 52235
 
Amendments for Rules 102, 111, 115, 116 and Appendix A approved by EPA in August 2012 [PDF 115 kB, 9 pages]
8/29/2012
 
Amendments for Rules 102 and 423 approved by EPA in January 2010 [PDF 80 kB, 12 pages]
1/12/2010
 
Act 1, Chapter V Government Ethics Act of 2011, Financial Reports
1/3/12
9/13/16
81 FR 62813
These provisions are intended to apply to any person subject to Clean Air Act section 128, and are included in the SIP for the limited purpose of satisfying the requirements of Clean Air Act sections 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) and 128. January 3, 2012 is the Commonwealth approval date.
Act 416, Title II, Section 7, A. and D. Environmental Public Policy Act, Creation of the Board; Members; Terms
9/22/04
9/13/16
81 FR 62813
These provisions are intended to apply to any person subject to Clean Air Act section 128, and are included in the SIP for the limited purpose of satisfying the requirements of Clean Air Act sections 110(a)(2)(E)(ii) and 128. September 22, 2004 is the Commonwealth approval date.

 


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