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September 15, 1977 Interpretation of Offset Policy 23.6A source which ceases operation in 1976 due to economic conditions that is planning to reopen after a change in ownership may or may not be subject to the interpretive ruling. The source's change in ownership will not bring it within the applicability to the interpretive ruling. It will not be a modified source either, provided that:
1) The source closed at its own discretion and the applicable SIP allowed its continued operation,
2) The source will maintain its emission level consistent with the applicable SIP, and
3) The State continued to maintain this source in its active emission inventory and control strategy.