SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 444 - PETROLEUM SOLVENT DRY CLEANING
(Adopted 8-13-81)


INDEX

100 GENERAL

200 DEFINITIONS

300 STANDARDS

400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

500 MONITORING AND RECORDS


100 GENERAL

101 PURPOSE: To limit the emissions of petroleum solvents used in dry cleaning.

110 EXEMPTION, OTHER SOLVENTS: This rule shall not apply to dry cleaning using other than a petroleum solvent such as stoddard.

111 LIMITED EXEMPTION, SMALL USERS: The provisions of Section 302 of this rule shall not apply to dry cleaners consuming less than 10,000 liters (2,642 gallons) of petroleum solvent per year.

200 DEFINITIONS

201 SOLVENT RECOVERY DRYER: A class of dry cleaning dryers that employs a condenser to liquify and recover solvent vapors evaporated in a closed loop recirculating stream of heated air.

300 STANDARDS

301 OPERATING REQUIREMENTS: A person shall not operate any dry cleaning equipment which uses petroleum-based solvent unless:

302 EMISSION CONTROL REQUIREMENTS: A person operating any dry cleaning dryer shall either:

303 EFFECTIVE DATES: The provisions of Section 302 shall become effective in accordance with the following compliance schedule. The solvent consumed by a petroleum solvent dry cleaning plant in a year means the amount of solvent purchased in that year.

400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

401 INCREMENTS OF PROGRESS: