SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 1406 - CONTROL OF DIOXIN EMISSIONS FROM MEDICAL WASTE INCINERATORS
(Adopted April 5, 1991)(Amended July 8, 1994)

(a) Purpose

The purpose of this rule is to protect public health by reducing dioxin emissions from medical waste incinerators in the South Coast Air Basin.

(b) Applicability

The provisions of this rule apply to all persons owning or operating new or existing incinerators of waste from medical facilities.

(c) Definitions

(d) Requirements

(e) Emissions Control Plan

All persons subject to this rule who operate incinerator(s) prior to April 5, 1991, shall:

(f) Recordkeeping

All persons subject to this rule shall maintain the following records for not less than two (2) years and make them available to the District upon request:

(g) Source Tests

(h) Training Requirements

(i) Report of Emergency

Any violation, malfunction, or upset of the medical waste incinerator, the air pollution control equipment, or the continuous data recording system shall be reported to the Executive Officer's designee within one hour of occurrence. Such report shall identify the time of occurrence, the equipment involved, and, to the extent known, the causes of the breakdown.

(j) Exemptions

The provisions of this rule shall not apply to: