|(a) Any person owning or operating a source which emits air
contaminants into the air of this state shall, upon request by the board or
the executive director, conduct sampling to determine the opacity, rate,
composition, and/or concentration of such emissions. Sampling shall be conducted
at a frequency and within a period of time which are reasonable as specified
by the board or executive director. The sampling method shall be specified
by the board or the executive director and, further, the sampling shall be
conducted so as to reflect with reasonable accuracy the above listed characteristics
of such emissions.
(b) Any person affected by subsection (a) of this section may
request the executive director to approve alternate sampling techniques or
other means to determine the opacity, rate, composition, and/or concentration
of emissions. The executive director may approve such alternate methods or
means if it can be demonstrated that such alternatives will be substantially
equivalent to the sampling methods specified by the executive director or
(c) If requested to obtain air contaminants emission data pursuant
to subsection (a) of this section, the owner or operator shall attest to and
report the results so obtained to the executive director within a reasonable
time specified by and on forms furnished by the executive director.
(d) Copies of all data, the computations, and results obtained
under subsection (a) of this section shall be retained by the owner or operator
of a source for at least five years and shall be made available to the board,
or any members, employees or agents thereof, and to any local air pollution
control agencies, during regular business hours.