SHASTA COUNTY AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 3:12 - REDUCTION OF MATTER OF ANIMAL ORIGIN
(EXCEPT THE CURING OF GLUE)
(Revised 5/8/73)


A person shall not operate or use any article, machine, equipment, or other contrivance for the reduction of matter of animal origin, unless all gases, vapors, and gas-entrained
effluents that contain odorous materials from such an article, machine, equipment, or other contrivance are:

  1. Incinerated at temperatures of not less than twelve hundred degrees Fahrenheit (1200o F) for a period of not less than 0.3 seconds, or

  2. Processed in such a manner determined by the Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) to be equally, or more, effective for the purpose of air pollution control than item a. above.


A person incinerating or processing gases, vapors, or gas-entrained effluents as stated in this rule shall provide, properly install, and maintain in calibration, in good working order, and in operation, devices as specified in the Authorization to Construct or Permit to Operate, or as specified by the APCO, for indicating temperature, pressure, or other operating conditions.

For the purposes of this rule, "reduction" is defined as any heated process, including rendering, cooking, drying, dehydrating, digesting, evaporating, and protein concentrating.

The provisions of this Section shall not apply to any article, machine, equipment, or other contrivance used exclusively for the processing of food for human consumption. (Added 5-8-73)