Petroleum Distribution Operations

Petroleum Distribution Operations, for purposes of this permit, will cover a variety of sources which provide bulk storage and distribution of gasoline, petroleum distillates, fuel additives, and ethanol. Facilities may only have storage tanks, loading racks and associated control devices where applicable (including but not limited to vapor combustion units, open flares, and vapor recovery units.), fuel burning operations (including but not limited to boilers), emergency generators, and other approved equipment may be eligible for a general permit for petroleum distribution operations. These facilities can have exempt sources as well.

General Conditional Major

  • Maximum size of a single boiler must be less than 30 million BTU/hr rated input capacity.
  • Only the following fuels may be used: natural gas, propane, or virgin fuel oil (sulfur content equal to or less than 2.1% by weight).
  • Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOC) and SO 2 emissions are limited to less than 100 tons per year each.
  • Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP) emissions are limited to less than 10 tons per year for any single HAP and less than 25 tons per year for all combined HAPs.