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15A NCAC 02D .2411 OPT-IN PROVISIONS



(a) Opting in. The owners and operators of a unit may opt into:



(1) (2) (3)



the nitrogen oxide trading program by following the procedures in and meeting the requirements of 40 CFR Part 96 Subpart II, the sulfur dioxide trading program by following the procedures in and meeting the requirements of 40 CFR Part 96 Subpart III, and the ozone season nitrogen oxide trading program by following the procedures in and meeting the requirements of 40 CFR Part 96 Subpart IIII.



(b) Permitting. The Director shall permit opt-in units under Paragraph (a) of this Rule according to 15A NCAC 02Q .0500; and



(1) (2) (3)



40 CFR 96.184 and 96.185 for nitrogen oxides and shall allocate allowances according to 40 CFR 96.188, 40 CFR 96.284 and 96.285 for sulfur dioxides and shall allocate allowances according to 40 CFR 96.288, and 40 CFR 96.384 and 96.385 for ozone season nitrogen oxides and shall allocate allowances according to 40 CFR 96.388.



(c) Withdrawing. The owners and operators of an opt-in unit under Paragraph (a) of this Rule may withdraw from the trading program according to:



(1) (2) (3) 40 CFR 96.186 for nitrogen oxides, 40 CFR 96.286 for sulfur dioxides, and 40 CFR 96.386 for ozone season nitrogen oxides.



(d) Change in regulatory status. If an opt-in unit becomes:



(1) (2) (3) History Note:



a CAIR NOx unit under 40 CFR 96.104, then 40 CFR 96.187 shall apply, a CAIR SO2 unit under 40 CFR 96.204, then 40 CFR 96.287 shall apply, or a CAIR ozone season NOx unit under 40 CFR 96.304, then 40 CFR 96.387 shall apply. Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a); 143-215.107(a)(5), (10); 143-215.108; Eff. July 1, 2006.






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