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(A) No person shall cause, suffer or allow to be emitted into the outdoor atmosphere from any incinerator, refuse burning equipment or premises or to pass a convenient measuring point near the stack outlet particulate matter in gases to exceed 0.10 grains per dry standard cubic foot of dry flue gases adjusted to 12% carbon dioxide (excluding the effects of any auxiliary fuel) or odorous material arising from the installation which is detectable beyond the premises on which the installation is located.
(B) Each incinerator and/or piece of refuse-burning equipment which is used for the burning of any refuse or waste shall be of multiple chamber design and equipped with a direct flame afterburner in the secondary chamber.
(C) All incinerators and/or pieces of refuse-burning equipment used for the burning of any type of waste or refuse shall not discharge any toxic emissions into the atmosphere which include, but are not limited to the following toxic substances:
(1) Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs);
(2) Polychlorinated dibenzo furans (PCDFs);
(3) Hydrochloric Acid (HCL);
(4) Chlorine (C12); and
(5) Any other substance listed as toxic by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, or the latest edition of the Condensed Chemical Dictionary by Gessner G. Hawley, or the latest edition of Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials by N. Irving Sax.
(D) All incinerators and/or pieces of refuse-burning equipment shall be stack emission tested for all of the pollutants listed or described in this section. Such a test shall be conducted at the expense of the owner or operator of the incinerator and/or piece of refuse-burning equipment. The stack emission tests shall be required:
(1) Prior to the issuance of an initial certificate of operation; and
(2) For those existing incinerators and/or pieces of refuse-burning equipment during each odd-numbered calendar year (utilizing the last digit of the year to determine odd or even) during which a certificate of operation has been issued.
(Prior Code, § 90.019) (Ord. 3522, passed 1-23-1967; Am. Ord. 5090, passed 11-10-1986) Penalty, see § 10.99