Title 7 Natural Resources and Environmental Control
1124 Control of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions
27.0 Gasoline Tank Trucks
27.1 Applicability. The provisions of 27.0 of this regulation apply to any gasoline tank truck equipped for gasoline vapor collection. No exemptions are allowable based on number of gasoline tank trucks or total quantity of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions.
27.2 Standards. Each owner or operator of a gasoline tank truck subject to 27.0 of this regulation shall ensure that the gasoline tank truck:
27.2.1 Is a vapor-tight gasoline tank truck as demonstrated by Method 27 of Appendix A of 40 CFR Part 60 (July 1, 1992).
27.2.2 Displays a sticker near the Department of Transportation Certification plate required by 49 CFR 178.340-10b, that:
126.96.36.199 Shows the date that the gasoline tank truck last passed the test required in 27.2.1 of this regulation.
188.8.131.52 Shows the identification number of the truck tank.
184.108.40.206 Expires not more than one year after the date of the Method 27 test.
27.2.3 Is maintained with hatches closed at all times except during measurement of product level or maintenance. Measurement of product level or maintenance shall not be performed during product loading or unloading.
27.2.4 Is connected to vapor recovery equipment during loading and unloading.
27.3 Monitoring gasoline tank trucks for vapor tightness
27.3.1 The Department may, at any time, monitor a gasoline tank truck by the method referenced in 27.3.2 of this regulation to confirm continuing compliance with 27.0 of this regulation.
27.3.2 Monitoring to confirm the continuing existence of vapor-tight conditions shall be performed according to the procedures described in Appendix B of the OAQPS Guideline Series document, "Control of Organic Compound Leaks from Gasoline Tank Trucks and Vapor Collection Systems," EPA-450/2-78-051.
27.4 Test methods and procedures. The procedures in Method 27, 40 CFR, Part 60, Appendix A (July 1, 1992), shall be used to determine compliance with 27.2.1 of this regulation.
27.5 Recordkeeping and reporting requirements
27.5.1 The owner or operator of a gasoline tank truck subject to 27.0 of this regulation shall maintain records of all certification, testing, and repairs. The records shall identify the gasoline tank truck, the date of the tests or repair, and, if applicable, the type of repair and the date of retest. The records shall be maintained in a legible, readily available condition for at least five years after the date the testing or repair is completed. These records shall be made available to the Department immediately upon written or verbal request.
27.5.2 The records required by 27.5.1 of this regulation shall, at a minimum, contain:
220.127.116.11 The gasoline tank truck vessel tank identification number.
18.104.22.168 The initial test pressure and the time of the reading.
22.214.171.124 The final test pressure and the time of the reading.
126.96.36.199 The initial test vacuum and the time of the reading.
188.8.131.52 The final test vacuum and the time of the reading.
184.108.40.206 At the top of each report page, the company name and the date and location of the tests on that page.
220.127.116.11 The name and the title of person conducting the test.
27.5.3 The owner or operator of a gasoline tank truck subject to 27.0 of this regulation shall certify and report to the Department annually that the gasoline tank truck has been tested by Method 27 as specified in 27.4 of this regulation. The certification shall include:
18.104.22.168 The name and address of the company and the name and telephone number of the responsible company representative under whose signature the certification is submitted.
22.214.171.124 A copy of the information recorded to comply with 27.5.2 of this regulation.
27.5.4 Copies of all records and reports under 27.0 of this regulation shall immediately be made available to the Department upon verbal or written request.