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Stationary Internal Combustion Engines



All owners or operators of a stationary internal combustion engine with a brake horsepower (bhp) rating of less than 400 measured at the shaft, and meets the applicability criteria outlined in the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Subpart IIII or Subpart JJJJ (see rules below), must submit a registration to Linn County Public Health. For the purposes of this threshold, the manufacturer's nameplate rated capacity at full load shall be defined as the brake horsepower output at the shaft. All engines with ≥ 400 bhp must submit a standard construction permit application. The standard construction permit application forms can be downloaded here.

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Linn County recommends that facilities use the following links to the federal standard and to EPA-developed implementation tools and guidance:


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