MODOC COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 4.10 - REDUCTION OF ANIMAL MATTER
(Amended January 15, 1989)


A person shall not operate or use any equipment for the reduction of animal matter unless all gases, vapors and gas-entrained effluents from such equipment are:

  1. Incinerated at temperatures of not less than 1200 degrees Fahrenheit for a period of not less than 0.3 second, or
  2. Processed in such a manner determined by the Control Officer to be equally, or more effective for the purpose of air pollution control.
  3. For the purpose of this rule, "reduction" is defined as any heated process, including rendering, cooking, drying, dehydrating, digesting, evaporating, and protein concentrating.
  4. The provisions of this rule shall not apply to any equipment used exclusively for the processing of food for human consumption.

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 or by the Control Officer, for indicating temperature, pressure or other operating conditions.