SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 404 - PARTICULATE MATTER
(Adopted 3-11-70; Amended 11-20-84)


INDEX

100 GENERAL

200 DEFINITIONS

300 STANDARDS

400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS (NOT INCLUDED)

500 MONITORING AND RECORDS (NOT INCLUDED)


100 GENERAL

101 PURPOSE: To limit the quantity of particulate matter in the atmosphere through establishment of an emission concentration limit.

200 DEFINITIONS

201 FOOD PROCESSING FACILITY: A facility which is engaged in the preparation of canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and is classified according to the Standard Industrial Classification Manual, 1972, as Group 203.

202 PARTICULATE MATTER: Any material which is emitted as liquid or solid particles, or gaseous material which becomes liquid or solid particles when collected at standard conditions.

300 STANDARDS

301 LIMITATIONS: Except as otherwise provided in Rule 406 of this regulation, a person shall not discharge into the atmosphere from any source particulate matter in excess of 0.23 grams per dry standard cubic meter (0.1 grains per dry standard cubic foot).

302 FOOD PROCESSING FACILITY LIMITATION: A person shall not discharge into the atmosphere, from a food processing facility, particulate matter in excess of 9.0 kg/hr (20 lb/hr) and 216 kg/day (480 lb/day). Compliance with the requirements of this section shall exempt such facility from the requirements of Section 301.