SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
RULE 410 - REDUCTION OF ANIMAL MATTER
(Adopted 5-15-72; Amended 6-1-76, 8-3-77)
400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS
401 MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT
500 MONITORING AND RECORDS (NOT INCLUDED)
101 PURPOSE: To control odors from animal matter reduction facilities by treatment of gases, vapors and gas-entrained effluents.
102 EXEMPTIONS: The provisions of this rule shall not apply to any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance used exclusively for the processing of food for human consumption.
201 REDUCTION: Any heated process, including rendering, cooking, drying, dehydrating, digesting, evaporating and protein concentrating.
301 LIMITATIONS: A person shall not operate or use any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance for the reduction of animal matter unless all gases, vapors and gas-entrained effluents from such an article, machine, equipment or other contrivance are:
301.1 Incinerated at temperatures of not less than 650oC (1202oF) for a period of not less than 0.3 seconds, or
301.2 Processed in such a manner determined by the Air Pollution Control Officer to be equally, or more, effective for the purpose of air pollution control than 301.1 above.
401 MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT: A person incinerating or processing gases, vapors or gas entrained effluents pursuant to the rule shall provide, properly install, and maintain in calibration and in good working order, operational devices as specified in the authority to construct or permit to operate or as specified by the Air Pollution Control Officer, for indicating temperature, pressure or other operating conditions.