SAN DIEGO COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 61.7 - SPILLAGE AND LEAKAGE OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
(Effective 9/20/78: Rev. Effective 1/13/87)

(a) APPLICABILITY

This rule is applicable to the spillage and fugitive liquid leaks associated with the transfer and storage of volatile organic compounds.

(b) EXEMPTIONS

  1. This rule does not apply to spillage or leakage that is specifically addressed by other rules of the District's Rules and Regulations.
  2. This rule does not apply during normal maintenance and repair activities when work practices are followed that minimize spillage.

(c) STANDARD

  1. Except as provided for in Section (b) above, no person shall:

    (i) Spill, allow the spillage or cause spillage of such compounds during the disconnection of fittings used for transfer, except for spillage which would normally occur with equipment handled in a manner designed to minimize spillage.

    (ii) Use or allow equipment to be used to transfer fuel unless the equipment is free of defects and properly maintained in a manner designed to minimize spillage, and

    (iii) No person shall allow fugitive liquid leaks along the liquid transfer path, including any storage tank.