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 area.

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.