SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 4203 - PARTICULATE MATTER EMISSIONS FROM INCINERATION OF COMBUSTIBLE REFUSE
(Adopted May 21, 1992, Amended December 17, 1992)

1.0 Purpose

The purpose of this rule is to limit particulate matter emissions from the incineration of combustible refuse. This rule limits the concentration of particulate matter and establishes an allowable emission rate. This rule also prohibits the discharge of visible particles.

2.0 Applicability

The provisions of this rule shall apply to any person, operation, facility, incinerator or equipment used to dispose of or process combustible refuse.

3.0 Exemptions

The provisions of this rule shall not apply to incinerators which have been approved by the governing fire control agency and which are used to dispose of residential rubbish by open burning as permitted by Rule 4103 (Open Burning).

4.0 Requirements

5.0 Test Methods

The following test methods shall be used to determine compliance with the requirements of section 4.0: