SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 408 - INCINERATOR BURNING
(Adopted 3-11-70; Amended 2-5-75, 6-1-76)


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 type of incinerator used for refuse disposal.

200 DEFINITIONS

201 COMBUSTIBLE REFUSE: Any solid or liquid combustible waste material containing carbon in a free or combined state.

202 MULTIPLE-CHAMBER INCINERATOR: Any article, machine, equipment, contrivance, structure or part of structure, used to dispose of combustible refuse by burning, consisting of three or more refractory lined combustion furnaces in series, physically separated by refractory walls, interconnected by gas passage ports or ducts and employing adequate design parameters necessary for maximum combustion of the material to be burned. The refractories shall have a Pyrometric Cone Equivalent of at least 17, tested according to the method described in the American Society for Testing Materials, Method C-24.

300 STANDARDS

301 INCINERATORS: A person shall not burn any combustible refuse in any incinerator or other enclosure except: