FEATHER RIVER AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
RULE 3.1 - EXCEPTIONS TO RULE 3.0
In accordance with Section 41704 of the California Health and Safety Code, nothing in Rule 3.0 shall be construed to prohibit:
a. Open burning as authorized in Rule 2.1;
b. The use of orchard and citrus grove heaters which are in compliance with Rule. 2.15;
c. Emissions resulting from food preparation, heating, or comfort fires in single or two-family dwellings, providing prohibited materials as outlined in Rule 2.9 of these Rules and Regulations, are not burned.
d. Emissions from Tee Pee burners or from forestry/agricultural residue burners used to produce energy when such emissions result from start up or shut down of the process or from the malfunction of emission control equipment providing:
1) These emissions shall not exceed a period or periods of time aggregating more than 30 minutes in any 24 hour period.
2) The emissions do not result from the failure to operate and maintain in good working order any emission control equipment.
3) Fuels used are forestry and/or agricultural residue with supplementary fossil fuels.