BAY AREA AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

REGULATION 7 - ODOROUS SUBSTANCES

INDEX

7-100 GENERAL

7-200 DEFINITIONS

7-300 STANDARDS

7-400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

7-500 MONITORING AND RECORDS (Not Included)

7-600 MANUAL OF PROCEDURES


REGULATION 7

ODOROUS SUBSTANCES

7-100 GENERAL

7-200 DEFINITIONS

TABLE I

DILUTION RATES

Elevation of Emission Point

above Grade in Meters (Feet)

Dilution Rate

(Volumes of odor-free air

per volume of source sample)

Less than 9 (30)

1,000

9 to 18(30 to 60)

3,000

18 to 30 (60 to 100)

9,000

30 to 55 (100 to 180)

30,000

greater than 55 (180)

50,000

7-300 STANDARDS

TABLE II

MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE EMISSION CONCENTRATIONS IN PPM

Compound or

Family of Compounds

Type A

Emission Point

Type B

Emission Point

Dimethylsulfide (CH3)2S

0.1

0.05

Ammonia NH3

5000

2500

Mercaptans calculated as Methylmercaptan CH3SH

0.2

0.1

Phenolic compounds calculated as phenol C6H5OH

5.0

2.5

Trimethylamine (CH3)3N

0.02

0.02

7-400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

7-600 MANUAL OF PROCEDURES