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(a) For nitrogen oxide emissions, the total nitrogen oxide allowances available for allocation in the new unit set-aside for each control period in 2009 through 2014 shall be 2638 tons and the total nitrogen oxide allowances available for allocation in each control period in 2015 and thereafter shall be 1154 tons. Except for the reference to 40 CFR 96.142(b), the procedures in 40 CFR 96.142(c)(2) through (4) shall be used to create allocations for units covered under this Section that commenced operations on or after January 1, 2001 and that are not covered in the table in Rule .2403 of this Section. (b) For ozone season nitrogen oxides emissions, the total ozone season nitrogen oxide allowances available for allocation in the new unit set-aside for each control period in 2009 through 2014 shall be 1234 tons and the total ozone season nitrogen oxide allowances available for allocation in each control period in 2015 and thereafter shall be 555 tons. Except for the reference to 40 CFR 96.142(b) the procedures in 40 CFR 96.342(c)(2) through (4) shall be used to create allocations for units covered under this Section that commenced operations on or after January 1, 2001 and that are not listed in the table in Rule .2405 of this Section. (c) New unit allowances in Paragraph (a) of this Rule that are not allocated in a given year shall be redistributed to units under .2401(b)(1) and (2) according to the provisions of 40 CFR 96.142(d) and 96.342(d) except that the divisor used in calculating individual unit allocations:



(1) (2)



for nitrogen oxide allowances shall be 2638 tons for each control period in 2009 through 2014 and 1154 tons in each control period in 2015 and thereafter, and for ozone season nitrogen oxide allowances shall be 1234 tons for each control period in 2009 through 2014 and 555 tons for each control period in 2015 and thereafter.



(d) The Director shall report the allocations to new units to EPA in accordance with 40 CFR 51.123(o)(2) and (aa)(2).



History Note:



Authority G.S. 143-215.3(a); 143-215.107(a)(5), (10); Eff. July 1, 2006; Amended Eff. May 1, 2008.






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