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Municipal SWC Draft Credit 5: Minimizing Emissions from Transfer Stations (x points)

Intent: 

Reduce the environmental footprint of transfer stations

Requirements:

  • For [50% of rolling stock utilized on-site or [50% of total fuel consumption: Utilize low-sulfur diesel fuel; install catalytic and particulate pollution control devices and/or utilize the ISX12N engine from Cummins Westport or an equivalent class of diesel engine
  • For [50% of Processing Equipment:
    • Utilize electric equipment or use ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel; install catalytic and particulate pollution control devices and/or
    • Utilize ULEV diesel engines
  • Limit onsite turnaround time to 15 minutes
  • Institute best practice dust control techniques

Demonstrate that the transfer station has the capacity to store and/or treat 100% of on-site runoff, including any run-on from adjacent property, prior to discharge to the sewer system, street or any nearby waterway.

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