SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 409 - ORCHARD HEATERS
(Adopted 5-15-72; Amended 6-1-76)


INDEX

100 GENERAL

200 DEFINITIONS (NOT INCLUDED)

300 STANDARDS

400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS (NOT INCLUDED)

500 MONITORING AND RECORDS (NOT INCLUDED)


100 GENERAL

101 PURPOSE: To limit the emission of particulate matter into the atmosphere from orchard heaters by only allowing the sale or use of approved equipment.

300 STANDARDS

301 SELLING OF ORCHARD HEATERS: A person shall not sell for use within the State of California any combustion heating device which can be used for the purpose of providing frost protection to agricultural crops, unless the design of such device has been approved by the California Air Resources Board.

302 USE OF ORCHARD HEATERS: A person shall not use any combustion heating device for the purpose of providing frost protection to agricultural crops, unless the design of such device has been approved by the California Air Resources Board.