KERAPCD RULE 610 EPISODE ACTION STAGE 2 (WARNING)
LAST REVISED 08/19/91
RULE 610 Episode Action Stage 2 (Warning) - Adopted
1974, Amended 6/29/81, Renumbered 5/89, Amended 8/19/91
I. Upon the declaration of this stage, the Air Pollution Control Officer
shall take the following actions or any combination of actions in the source
and receptor areas:
A. The notifications required by Rule 606 III.
B. Kern County Communications shall be requested to broadcast the "Notice
of Declaration" over the School Alert System, Sigalert System and
Law Enforcement Communication System.
C. The Air Pollution Control Board, County Counsel and the Emergency
Action Committee (if one is appointed) shall be called into session to
study the pertinent information relating to the concentration of air contaminants
and to recommend to the Air Pollution Control Officer actions to be taken.
Those actions may include, but are not limited to Stationary Source Curtailment
and Episode Abatement Plans or any portion thereof.
D. Carbon Monoxide - If the occurrence of Stage 2 for carbon
monoxide is determined to have been due to traffic congestion in a specific
area, measures shall be taken to reduce the traffic congestion in that
E. The Air Resources Board shall be notified at each quarter of the
concentration difference between Stages 2 and 3.
F. The Executive Officer of the Air Resources Board shall activate the
Air Resources Board emergency action staff and notify the Office of Emergency
Service upon notification by the Air Pollution Control Officer that the
pollutant(s) concentration has reached Stage 2.
G. Whenever the Air Pollution Control Officer determines is necessary,
the Air Pollution Control Board, County Counsel and the Emergency Action
Committee (if one is appointed) may take any action required by this Rule
with less than a quorum present. A majority of the members present is required
for any such action.
H. The Air Pollution Control Officer shall implement the actions recommended
by the Air Pollution Control Board, County Counsel and Emergency Action
Committee (if one is appointed).
I. Persons operating any facility named in Rule 613 shall implement the appropriate plans submitted in accordance with Rule 613.