All new sources of air contaminants or modifications to existing sources shall comply with the rules, standards, criteria and requirements of Part 60, Chapter 1, Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations, and dated as follows, which are adopted by reference and made a part of these rules and regulations. For the purpose of this rule, the word "Administrator" as used in these federal new source performance standards shall mean the Control Officer of the District, except that the Control Officer shall not be empowered to approve alternate or equivalent test methods nor alternative standards/work practices. Other deviations from these federal standards as presented in the CFR and which were ordered by the District Board to suit the needs of the District are noted in the affected Subpart. Whenever any source is subject to more than one rule, regulation, provision, or requirement relating to the control of any air contaminant in cases of conflict or duplication, the most stringent rule, regulation provision, or requirement shall apply.

Category types subject to NSPS are listed below:


 40 CFR 60 Subpart

Last Amended

 General Provisions


 June 24, 1985

 Adoption and Submittal of State Plans for Designated Facilities



 Fossil - Fuel Fired Steam Generators


 September 27, 1984

 Electric Utility Steam Generating Units


 September 27, 1984

 Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Steam Generating Units


 December 16, 1987



 March 3, 1978

 Portland Cement Plants


March 3, 1978 

 Nitric Acid Plants


 April 23, 1985

 Sulfuric Acid Plants


 October 20, 1983

 Asphalt Concrete Plants

 January 24, 1986

 Petroleum Refineries - Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit Generators


 August 17, 1989

 Petroleum Storage Vessels (constructed June 11, 1973 to May 19, 1978)


 January 27, 1983

 Petroleum Storage Vessels (constructed after May 19, 1978)


 January 27, 1983

 Volatile Organic Liquid Storage Vessels


 June 16, 1989

 Secondary Lead Smelters


 March 3, 1978

 Secondary Brass and Bronze Ingot Production


 October 30, 1984

 Iron and Steel Plants


  January 2, 1986

 Secondary Emissions from Basic Oxygen Process Steelmaking Facilities


 February 14, 1990

 Sewage Treatment Plants


 March 3, 1978

 Primary Copper Smelters


 May 25, 1983

 Primary Zinc Smelters


 May 25, 1983

 Primary Lead Smelters


 May 25, 1983

 Primary Aluminum Reduction Plants


 May 23, 1983

 Wet Process Phosphoric Acid Plants


 February 17, 1983

 Super Phosphoric Acid Plants


 February 17, 1983

 Diammonium Phosphate Plants


 February 17, 1983

 Triple Super Phosphate Plants


 February 17, 1983

 Granular Triple Super Phosphate Storage


  January 27, 1983

 Coal Preparation Plants


  January 27, 1983

 Ferro Alloy Production


  January 27, 1983

 Steel Plants - Electric Arc Furnaces


 October 31, 1984

 Elec. Arc Furnaces & Argon-Oxygen Vessels


 October 31, 1984

 Kraft Pulp Mills


 May 20, 1986

 Glass Manufacturing [except Sec.60292(d & e)]


 October 19, 1984

 Grain Elevators


 August 3, 1978

 Surface Coating of Metal Furniture EE(1)


 April 30, 1985

 Stationary Gas Turbines


 July 31, 1984

 Lime Manufacturing


 April 26, 1984

 Lead - Acid Battery Manufacture


 April 16, 1982

 Metallic Mineral Processing Plants


 February 21, 1984

 Auto and Light - Duty Truck Surface Coating


 September 9, 1985

 Phosphate Rock Plants


 April 16,1982

 Ammonium Sulfate Manufacturing


 November 12,1980

 Graphic Arts Industry - Rotogravure Printing


 January 10,1983

 Pressure Sensitive Tape & Label Surface Coating


 October 18,1983

 Industrial Surface Coating, Large Appliances


 October 27,198

 Metal Coil Surface Coating


 January 10,1983

 Asphalt Processing and Asphalt Roofing Manufacture


 August 6,1982

 Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry


 June 29,1984

 Beverage Can Surface Coating Industry


 August 25,1983

 Bulk Gasoline Terminals


 June 24,1986

 New Residential Wood Heaters


 April 12,1988

 Rubber Tire Manufacturing Industry


 September 19,1989

 Flexible Vinyl and Urethane Coating & Printing


 August 17,1984

 Equipment Leaks of VOC in Petroleum Refineries


 May 30,1984

 Synthetic Fiber Production Facilities


 April 27,1984

 Petroleum Dry Cleaners


 September 21,1984

 Equipment Leaks of VOC from Onshore Natural Gas Processing Plants


 June 24,1985

 Onshore Natural Gas Processing Plants; So2


 February 14, ,1989

 Non-metallic Mineral Processing Plants


 August 1,1985

 Wool Fiberglass Insulation Mfg. Plants


 February 25,1985

 VOC Emissions from Petroleum Wastewater Systems


 November 23,1988

 Magnetic Tape Coating Facilities


 October 3,1988

 Industrial Surface Coating of Plastic Parts for Business Machines


 January 29,1988

 Polymeric Coating of Supporting Substrates Facilities


 Sept 11,1989

Note (1) The emissions averaging periods specified in the federal standard are deleted and replaced with 24-hour maximum emissions averaging periods for affected facilities in the District.

Note (2) The observation of a leak in excess of the requirements of the rule constitutes a violation of the rule.

Note (3) California Air Resources Board (CARB) Certification and Test Procedures for Vapor Recovery Systems of Gasoline Delivery Tanks shall be followed in lieu of the federal procedure as shown in the CFR. Documentation and record keeping requirements shall record results of CARB Certification Tests.