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EPA-Approved Puerto Rico Regulations

Updated May 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
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 104
Emission Data Available to Public Participation
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 105
Malfunction
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 106
Test Methods
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 107
Air Pollution Emergencies
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 

Rule 108

Air Pollution Control Equipment
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 

Rule 109

Notice of Violation
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 110
Revision of Applicable Rules and Regulations
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 111
Applications, Hearings, Public Notice
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 113
Closure of a Source
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 114
Compulsory and Optional Hearing
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 115
Punishment
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 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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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 119
Derogation
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 120
Separability Clause
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 121
Effectiveness
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Part II, "Approval and Permit" [PDF 985 KB, 29 pages]
 
Rule 201 Location Approval
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 202 Air Quality Impact Analysis
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 

Rule 203

Permit to Construct a Source
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 

Rule 204

Permit to Operate a Source
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 

Rule 205

Compliance Plan for Existing Emission Sources
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 

Rule 206

Exemptions
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 

Rule 207

Continuing Responsibility for Compliance
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 208 Agricultural Burning Authorized
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 209 Modification of the Allowed Sulfur-in-Fuel Percentage
9/28/95
1/22/97
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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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Part IV, "Prohibitions" [PDF 120 MB, 5 pages]
 
Rule 401 Generic Prohibitions
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 402 Open Burning
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 403 Visible Emissions
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 404 Fugitive Emissions
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 405 Incineration
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 406 Fuel Burning Equipment
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 407 Process Sources
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 408 Asphaltic Concrete Batching Plants
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 409 Non-Process Sources
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 410 Maximum Sulfur Content in Fuels
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 412 Sulfur Dioxide Emissions: General
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 413 Sulfuric Acid Plants
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 414 Sulfur Recovery Plants
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 415 Non-Ferrous Smelters
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 416 Sulfite Pulp Mills
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1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 417 Storage of Volatile Organic Compounds
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1/22/97
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
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 502 Excess Emission Fees
9/28/95
1/22/97
62 FR 3213
 
Rule 503 Test Fees
9/28/95
1/22/97
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
 

 


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