TEHAMA COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 4:5 - REDUCTION OF ANIMAL MATTER
(Adopted 8/10/1971)

A. A person shall not operate or use any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance for the reduction of animal matter unless all gases, vapors and gas entrained effluents from such an article, machine, equipment or other contrivance are:
       
  1. At temperatures of not less than 1200 degrees Fahrenheit for a period of not less than 0.3 second or
       
  2. Processed in a manner determined by the Air Pollution Control Officer to be equally, or more, effective for the purpose of air pollution control than A above.
       
    a. A person incinerating or processing gases, vapors or gas-entrained effluents pursuant to this rule shall provide, properly install and maintain in calibration, in good working order and in operation devices, as specified in the Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate or as specified by the Air Pollution Control Officer, for indicating temperature, pressure or other operating conditions.
       
    b. For the purpose of this prohibition, "reduction" is defined as any heated process, including rendering, cooking, drying, dehydrating, digesting, evaporating and protein concentrating.
       
    c. The provisions of this rule shall not apply to any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance used exclusively for the processing of food for human consumption.