KERN COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT
RULE 409 - FUEL BURNING EQUIPMENT - COMBUSTION CONTAMINANTS
(Adopted 4/18/72, Amended 7/18/83, 5/7/98)
Nothing in this Rule shall be construed as preventing maintenance or preventing alteration or modification
of existing fuel burning equipment which will reduce its emission rate of air contaminants.
For purposes of this Rule fuel burning equipment means any furnace, boiler, apparatus, stack and all appurtenances thereto, used in the process of burning fuel for the primary purpose of producing heat or power by indirect heat transfer.
Fuel burning equipment serving primarily as air pollution control equipment by using a combustion process to destroy air contaminants shall be exempt from provisions of this Rule.