FEATHER RIVER AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 3.7 - REDUCTION OF ANIMAL MATTER
(Adopted 6/91)

A person shall not operate or use any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance for the reduction of animal matter unless all gases, vapor 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 subsection 'a' of this Rule.

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 Permit to Construct or to Operate or as specified by the Air Pollution Control Officer, for indicating temperature, pressure or other operating conditions.

For the purpose of this Prohibition "reduction" is defined as any heated process, including rendering, cooking, drying, dehydrating, 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.