SAN DIEGO COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 131 - STATIONARY SOURCE CURTAILMENT PLAN
(Rev. Effective 5/1/81)

(a) The Stationary Source Curtailment Plan shall be in two parts, source curtailment plans prepared by the operators of the sources, pursuant to subdivision (c), and a curtailment plan for other sources prepared by the Air Pollution Control Officer.

(b) Stationary source subject to curtailment include the following:

  1. Any facility or plant emitting more than 100 tons per year of hydrocarbons and

  2. Any facility or plant emitting more than 100 tons per year of carbon monoxide.

(c) Persons operating sources specified in (b) above shall submit to the Air Pollution Control Officer, on request, plans for the immediate curtailment of emissions on declaration of an episode within 45 days after notification that such plans are required. The plans shall be in three parts, one part for each episode. Implementation of the Stage 1 plan shall be voluntary. The plans shall be reviewed by the Air Pollution Control Officer within an additional 45 day and approved, or disapproved, or disapproved and returned to the person for revision within a specified time, or modified by the Air Pollution Control Officer to comply with this rule. Any disapproval or modification by the Air Pollution Control Officer is reviewable by the Hearing Board pursuant to Regulation V. Plans required by this rule shall include the following:

  1. Name and location of the facility.

  2. Type of equipment that emits air pollutants and number of units of each type.

  3. Total emissions of each pollutant in pounds per operating day from each type of equipment including any significant variations occurring seasonally and on weekends and holidays.

  4. Procedures for briefing employees regarding the curtailment plan requirements.

  5. Procedures for notifying employees and individuals responsible for emissions curtailment actions to be taken at each episode stage.

  6. The names and telephone numbers of a person and alternates to contact in case curtailment is necessary.

  7. The name of the official responsible for implementation of the plan.

  8. As a minimum, the following information regarding abatement actions:

    (i) Identification of equipment for which emissions are to be curtailed at each episode stage and expected reduction of emissions of each pollutant in pound per operating day.

    (ii) Time required to accomplish the emission curtailment at each stage.

    (iii) Reductions in fuel oil, gas and electrical consumption at each stage.

  9. Provisions for a report, upon the Air Pollution Control Officer's request, after an episode or Air Pollution Control Disaster, of the plan's effectiveness, to include the following:

    (i) An estimate of the source emission reductions and the basis for the estimate.

    (ii) Identification of problems encountered in implementing the plan.

    (iii) Comments on the effectiveness of the plan actions implemented and recommendations for improved effectiveness.

  10. Other information that may be required by the Air Pollution Control Officer to improve the source's plan effectiveness.

(d) All electrical utilities that file plans for energy conservation, load reduction or load shedding with the Public Utilities Commission or the Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission shall file copies of such plans with the Air Pollution Control Officer and the Air Resources Board. Consumers requested by an electrical utility company to prepare electrical load reduction plans shall file such plans with the Air Pollution Control Officer and the Air Resources Board.

(e) "Stationary source" as used in this Regulation mean s nonvehicular sources as defined in Section 39043 of the Health and Safety Code.

(f) Plans submitted to the Air Pollution Control Officer, pursuant to Section (c) of this rule, shall be updated at least every eighteen months from the date of last plan ap proval or update. (Effect. 5/1/81)