SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 6140 - EPISODE ABATEMENT PLAN
(Adopted May 21, 1992, Amended December 17, 1992)

1.0 Requirements

The Air Pollution Control Board, the District Counsel and the Emergency Action Committee (if one is appointed) after study of all pertinent information relating to the concentration of air contaminants shall recommend to the APCO the following episode abatement plan, any combination of the following plan or other traffic abatement strategies that will abate the air pollution episode.

 

EPISODE STAGE

STRATEGY

1

2

3

Voluntarily reduce traffic

X

X

X

Curtail the use of some paint spray booths, vapor degreasers and other hydrocarbon emitting equipment

X

X

X

Ban nonessential government vehicles

 

X

X

Close admission to public recreation facilities

 

X

X

Close nonessential government offices

 

X

X

Ban fleet vehicles - excluding gas fueled

 

X

X

Close admission to private recreation facilities

 

X

X

Close admission to regional shopping centers

 

X

X

Close schools and colleges

 

X

X

Close admission to downtown retail and service business

 

X

X

Ban delivery service of all non-perishables

 

X

X

Curtail Stationary source operations

 

X

X

Ban non-essential service calls

 

X

X

Close establishments with 100 or more employees

 

X

X

Close admission to all other retail and service business

 

X

X

Close other industrial and large emission sources

 

X

 

Ban large scale commercial and industrial spray painting

 

 

X

Suspend activities, such as roofing, asphalt paving, and surface coating where the use of large quantities of volatile organic material is involved

 

 

X

Shut down combustion sources of carbon monoxide emissions in the area of the episode

 

X

 

Request the public to evacuate the area of the carbon monoxide episode

 

 

X