CALAVERAS COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 214 - REDUCTION OF ANIMAL MATTER

A person shall not operate or use any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance for the reduction of animal matter unless all gases, vapors and gas-entrained effluents from such an article, machine, equipment or other contrivance are:

  1. Incinerated at temperatures of not less than 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit for a period of not less than 0.3 seconds, 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.

A person incinerating or processing gases, vapors, or gas-entrained effluents pursuant to this Rule shall provide, properly install and maintain in calibration, in good working order, and in operation, devices as specified in the Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate or as specified by the Air Pollution Control Officer, for indicating temperature, pressure, or other operating conditions.

For the purpose of this Rule "reduction" is defined as any heating process, including rendering, cooking drying, dehydration, digesting, evaporating and protein concentrating.

The provisions of this Rule shall not apply to any article, machine, equipment, or other contrivance used exclusively for the processing of food for human consumption