GLEAPCD RULE 02 DEFINITIONS          
LAST REVISED 11/11/11
          
          
       Sec 2.  DEFINITIONS.  Except as otherwise specifically provided in
               these Regulations and except where the context otherwise
               indicates, words used in these Regulations are used in 
               exactly the same sense as the same words are used in 
               Chapter 2, Division 20, and Chapter 10, Division 26, of 
               the Health and Safety Code of the State of California.

               A.  Agricultural Burning.

                   1.  "Agricultural Burning" means open outdoor fires
                        used in agricultural operations in the growing of 
                        crops or raising of fowl or animals, or open 
                        outdoor fires used in forest management, range 
                        improvement, or the improvement of land for
                        wildlife and game habitat, or disease or pest 
                        prevention.

                        a.  "Agricultural burning" also means open
                            outdoor fires used in the operation or 
                            maintenance of a system for the delivery of 
                            water for the purposes specified in
                            subdivision 1.

                   2.  Open Burning in Agricultural Operations Means:

                       a.  The on farm use of open fires to dispose of
                           materials produced wholly from operations in 
                           the growing and harvesting of crops or raising 
                           of fowls, animals, or bees for the primary 
                           purpose of making a profit, of providing a 
                           livelihood, or of conducting agricultural 
                           research or instruction by an educational 
                           institution; and

                       b.  in connection with operations qualifying
                           under subdivision 2:

                           (1) The burning of grass and weeds in or
                               adjacent to fields in cultivation or being 
                               prepared for; and

                           (2) The burning of material not produced
                               wholly from such operations but which are 
                               intimately related to the growing or 
                               harvesting of crops and which are used in 
                               the field.  Included in the definition are 
                               fertilizer and pesticide sacks or containers 
                               where the sacks or containers are emptied in
                               the field, but such items as tires, 
                               petroleum products, and demolition debris 
                               are not included.

               B.  Agricultural Operations.  The growing and harvesting
                   of crops, including timber, or the raising of fowls, 
                   animals, fish, or bees, for the primary purpose of 
                   earning a living.

               C.  Air Pollution Control Officer.  The Air Pollution
                   Control Officer of the Glenn County Air Pollution 
                   Control District.

               D.  Air Contaminant.  Includes smoke, dust, charred
                   paper, soot, grime, carbon, noxious acids, fumes, gases, 
                   odors or particulate matter, or any combination thereof.

               E.  Alteration.  Any addition to, enlargement of,
                   replacement of, or any major modification or change of 
                   the design, capacity, process or arrangement, or any 
                   increase in the connected loading of, equipment or 
                   control apparatus, which will significantly increase or 
                   effect the kind or amount of air contaminants emitted.

               F.  Atmosphere.  The air that envelopes or surrounds the
                   earth.  Where air pollutants are emitted into a building 
                   not designed specifically as a piece of air pollution 
                   control equipment, such emission into the building shall be 
                   considered to be an emission into the atmosphere.

               G.  Board.  "Board" means the Air Pollution Control Board
                   of the Air Pollution Control District of Glenn County.  
                   The County Board of Supervisors is ex-officio the Air 
                   Pollution Control Board of Glenn County.

               H.  Burn and No Burn Days.  A "No-Burn Day" means any day
                   on which the California Air Resources Board or the Air 
                   Pollution Control Officer prohibits agricultural burning.  
                   A "Burn Day" means any day on which the California Air 
                   Resources Board does not prohibit agricultural burning, 
                   and the responsible fire agency does not prohibit 
                   burning under Section 18 of these Regulations.

               I.  Brush Treated.  Brush Treated means that the material
                   to be burned has been felled, crushed or uprooted with 
                   mechanical equipment, or has been desiccated with 
                   herbicides, or is dead.

               J.  Combustible Waste.  "Combustible Waste" means any
                   solid combustible refuse material containing carbon in a 
                   free or combined state.

               K.  Combustible Waste of A Single or Two Family Dwelling.
                   Combustible waste produced by one or two families, 
                   including such items as dry lawn clippings; dry shrub 
                   and tree trimmings from around the yard, and the normal 
                   accumulation of paper and other items from within the 
                   home, but excluding garbage, demolition debris, tires, 
                   car bodies and parts thereof, and similar material.

               L.  Combustion Contaminant.  Any contaminants discharged
                   into the atmosphere from the burning of any materials.

               M.  Condensed Fumes.  "Condensed Fumes" are minute solid
                   particles generated by the condensation of vapors from 
                   solid matter after volatilization from the molten state, 
                   or may be generated by sublimation, distillation, 
                   calcination, or chemical reaction, when these processes 
                   create airborne particles.

               N.  Control Officer.  "Control Officer" means that Air
                   Pollution Control Officer of the Air Pollution Control 
                   District of Glenn County.

               O.  Day of Restricted Burning.  A "Day of Restricted
                   Burning" is a day declared by the Control Officer during 
                   which agricultural burning must be limited.  Restricted 
                   burning days are declared on "Burn-Days" when it appears 
                   that, because of the volume of expected agricultural 
                   burning, smoke emissions will cause the ambient air 
                   quality standards to be exceeded.

               P.  District.  "District" means the Air Pollution Control
                   District of Glenn County.

               Q.  Dust.  Minute solid particles released into the air by
                   natural forces or by mechanical processes such as 
                   crushing, grinding, milling, drilling, demolishing, 
                   shoveling, conveying, covering, bagging, sweeping, etc.

               R.  Emission.  The act of passing into the atmosphere of
                   an air contaminant or gas stream which contains an air
                   contaminant, or the air contaminant so passed into the
                   atmosphere.

               S.  Emission Point.  The place, located in a horizontal
                   plane and vertical elevation, at which an emission 
                   enters the atmosphere.

               T.  Flue.  "Flue" means any duct or passage for air,
                   gases, or the like, such as a stack or chimney.

               U.  Forest Management Burning.  "Forest Management
                   Burning" means the use of open fires, as part of a 
                   forest management practice, to remove forest debris.  
                   Forest management practices include timber operations, 
                   silvicultural practices or forest protection practices.

               V.  Garbage.  "Garbage" means all kitchen and table
                   refuse, and also every accumulation of matter that 
                   attends the preparation, consumption or storage of meats, 
                   fish, fowl, birds, plastic, rubber, metal or glass.

               W.  Gasoline.  "Gasoline" means any petroleum distillate
                   having a Reid vapor pressure of four pounds or greater.
                   
               X.  Hearing Board.  "Hearing Board" means the Hearing
                   Board of the Air Pollution Control District of 
                   Glenn County as appointed by the Glenn County Air 
                   Pollution Control Board.

               Y.  Incineration.  An operation in which combustion is
                   carried on for the principal purpose, or with the 
                   principal result, of oxidizing a waste material to 
                   reduce its bulk or facilitate its disposal.

               Z.  Installation.  The placement, assemblage or
                   construction of equipment or control apparatus at the 
                   premises where the equipment or control apparatus will 
                   be used, and includes all preparatory work at such 
                   premises.

                   AA.  Bulk Storage Plant.  Any facility where gasoline is
                        stored and delivery vehicles are employed to 
                        transport the product to the customer.

                   BB.  Open Fires.  "Open Fires" means combustion of any
                        combustible waste or other material of any type 
                        outdoors in the open air not in any enclosure, 
                        where the products of combustion are not directed 
                        through a flue.

                   CC.  Orchard or Citrus Grove Heater.  "Orchard or Citrus
                        Grove Heater" means any article, machine, equipment, 
                        bowl burner, or other contrivance, burning any type 
                        of fuel, capable of emitting air contaminants, used 
                        or capable of being used for the purpose of giving 
                        protection from frost damage in areas not completely 
                        enclosed.  The word "Orchard" includes plant 
                        nurseries.

                   DD.  Owner.  "Owner" includes but is not limited to any
                        person who leases or supervises equipment, in 
                        addition to the normal meaning of ownership.

                   EE.  Particulate Matter. Any material, except uncombined
                        water, which exists in a finely divided form as a 
                        liquid or solid at standard conditions.

                   FF.  Person or Persons.  An individual, public or private
                        corporation, political subdivision, agency, board, 
                        department or bureau of the State or any 
                        municipality, partnership, co-partnership, firm, 
                        association, trust, or estate, or any other legal 
                        entity whatsoever which is recognized in law as the 
                        subject of rights and duties.

                   GG.  PPM.  Parts per million by volume expressed on a dry
                        gas basis.

                   HH.  Populated Area.  Populated area means any part of 
                        the District which contains in excess of 500 people 
                        per square mile.

                   II.  Process Weight Per Hour.  The total weight, 
                        including contained moisture, of all materials 
                        introduced into any specific process which process 
                        may cause any discharge into the atmosphere.  Solid 
                        fuels charged will be considered as part of the 
                        process weight, but liquid and gaseous fuels and 
                        combustion air will not.  The "process weight per 
                        hour" will be derived by dividing the total process 
                        weight by the number of hours in one complete 
                        operation from the beginning of any given process to 
                        the completion thereof, excluding any time during 
                        which the equipment is idle.

                   JJ.  Range Improvement Burning.  "Range Improvement
                        Burning" means the use of open fires to remove 
                        vegetation for wildlife, game or livestock habitat 
                        or for the initial establishment of an agricultural 
                        practice on previously uncultivated land.

                   KK.  Reduction.  "Reduction" means any heated process,
                        including rendering, cooking, drying, dehydrating, 
                        digesting, evaporating and protein concentrating 
                        of any animal matter not intended for human 
                        consumption.

                   LL.  Silvicultural.  "Silvicultural" means the
                        establishment, development, care and reproduction 
                        of stands of timber.

                   MM.  Standard Conditions.  As used in these Regulations,
                        refers to a gas temperature of sixty (60) degrees 
                        Fahrenheit and a gas pressure of fourteen and 
                        seven-tenths (14.7) pounds per square inch 
                        absolute.
                   
                   NN.  Standard Cubic Foot of Gas.  The amount of gas that
                        would occupy a volume of one (1) cubic foot, if 
                        free of water vapor, at standard conditions.

                   OO.  Timber Operations.  "Timber Operations" means 
                        cutting or removal of timber or other forest 
                        vegetation.

                   PP.  Total Reduced Sulfur (TRS).  Total reduced sulfur
                        contained in hydrogen sulfide, mercaptans, dimethyl 
                        sulfide, dimethyl disulfied or other organic 
                        sulfide compounds all expressed as hydrogen sulfide.  
                        Sulfur dioxide, sulfur trioxide, or sulfuric acid 
                        are not to be included in the determination of TRS.

                   QQ.  Variance.  An authorization by the Hearing Board to
                        permit some act contrary to the requirements 
                        specified by these Regulations.

                   RR.  Wildland Vegetation Management Burning.  The use of
                        prescribed burning conducted by a public agency, or 
                        through a cooperative agreement or contract 
                        involving a public agency, to burn land 
                        predominantly covered with chaparral, trees, grass 
                        or standing brush as defined in Title 14, California 
                        Administrative Code, Section 1561.1.

                   SS.  Prescribed Burning.  The planned application of fire
                        to vegetation on lands selected in advance of such 
                        application, where any of the purposes of the 
                        burning are specified in the definition of 
                        agricultural burning as set forth in the California
                        Health and Safety Code, Section 39011.