401 KAR 50:050. Monitoring.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Chapter 224

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 224.10-100

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 224.10-100 requires the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet to prescribe administrative regulations for the prevention, abatement, and control of air pollution. This administrative regulation establishes requirements for stack gas monitoring, ambient air monitoring, and recording and reporting requirements as related to monitoring data.

 

      Section 1. Monitoring, Records, and Reporting. The cabinet may require the owner or operator of any affected facility to install, use, and maintain stack gas and ambient air monitoring equipment in accordance with such methods as the cabinet shall prescribe, establish and maintain records of same and make periodic emission reports at intervals prescribed by the cabinet. Requirements for specific affected facilities are contained in applicable administrative regulations.

 

      Section 2. Ambient Air Monitoring. Persons owning or operating any affected facility for which a standard is prescribed in the administrative regulations of the Division for Air Quality when required by the cabinet shall install, use, and maintain ambient air monitoring equipment in accordance with the provisions of 401 KAR 53:010, Section 2, and shall make periodic ambient air monitoring reports at intervals prescribed by the cabinet. (5 Ky.R. 360; eff. 6-6-79; TAm eff. 8-9-2007.)