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August 8, 1980 PSD Applicability Determination: Babylon 2 3.14

A municipal incinerator that has been shut down for five years is subject to PSD review if it wants to reactivate. A source which has been shut down would be a new source for PSD purposes upon reopening if the shutdown was permanent. In this case, the shutdown is considered permanent because it has lasted five years and the State has removed the incinerator from its emissions inventory. Therefore, the source would be treated as a new source for PSD purposes.

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