CALAVERAS COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 206 - INCINERATOR BURNING

Except for the burning of residential rubbish, as defined in Rule 102, a person shall not burn any combustible or flammable waste in any incinerator within the boundaries of the Calaveras County Air Pollution Control District except in a multiple-chamber incinerator as defined in Rule 102 or in equipment found by the Air Pollution Control Officer to be equally effective for the purpose of air pollution control.

Pathological Incineration. A person shall not burn any pathological waste in any incinerator within the boundaries of the Calaveras County Air Pollution Control District unless all gases, vapors, and gas-entrained effluents from such an incinerator are:

  1. Incinerated at temperatures of not less than 1,500 degrees Fahrenheit for a period of not less than 0.5 seconds in an incinerator distributing direct flame to pathological waste on a solid grate, or
  2. Processed in such a manner determined by the Air Pollution Control Officer to be equally, or more, effective for the purpose of air pollution control than (A) above.

For the purpose of this Rule, "Pathological Waste" is defined as including, but not limited to, human or animal tissue, or natural constituents thereof, being combusted for reasons of waste reduction, disease control or burial preparation.