SAN DIEGO COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 62 - SULFUR CONTENT OF FUELS
(Effective 7/14/70: Rev. Effective 10/21/81)

(a) APPLICABILITY

This rule is applicable to all stationary fuel burning equipment except as provided for by Rule 53.1, and except for the combustion of sewage treatment plant digestor gases and the incineration of gases emitted from solid waste disposal landfill sites. (Rev. Effective 10/21/81)

(b) STANDARD

A person shall not operate any stationary fuel-burning equipment subject to this rule unless:

  1. Any gaseous fuel used contains no more than 10 grains of sulfur compounds, calculated as hydrogen sulfide, per 100 cubic feet of dry gaseous fuel (0.23 grams of sulfur compounds, calculated as hydrogen sulfide, per cubic meter of dry gaseous fuel), at standard conditions.
  2. Any liquid or solid fuel used contains no more than 0.5 percent sulfur by weight, or
  3. The equipment can be so operated as to achieve equivalent results, documented by the person by stack test to the satisfaction of the Air Pollution Control Officer.