LASSEN COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 4:18 - FUGITIVE DUST EMISSIONS

Reasonable precautions shall be taken to prevent particulate matter from becoming airborne, including, but not limited to, the following provisions:

  1. Covering open bodied trucks when used for transportation materials likely to give rise to airborne dust.
  2. Installation and use of hoods, fans, and other fabric filters to enclose and vent the handling of dusty materials. Containment methods may be employed during sandblasting and other similar operations.
  3. The application of asphalt, oil, water or suitable chemicals to dirt roads, material stockpiles, land clearing, excavation, grading or other surfaces which can give rise to airborne dusts.
  4. The prompt removal of earth or other material from paved streets onto which earth or other material for earth moving equipment, erosion by water, or other means has been deposited.
  5. The provisions of this rule shall not apply to agricultural operations.