LASSEN COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 4:17 - REDUCTION OF ODOROUS MATTER

A person shall not operate or use any article, equipment or other contrivance for the reduction of animal matter, agricultural material, etc., unless all gases, vapors, and gas-entrained effluent which contain odorous material are:

  1. Incinerated at temperatures of not less than 1200 degrees Fahrenheit for a period of not less than 0.3 seconds, or
  2. Processed in such a manner determined by the Control Officer to be equally, or more, effective for the purpose of air pollution control than (a) above.

A person incinerating or processing gases, vapors or gas-entrained effluent pursuant to this Rule shall provide, properly install and maintain in calibration, in good working order and in operation, as specified in the Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate or as specified by the Control Officer, devices for indicating temperatures, pressure or other operating conditions. For the purpose of this Rule, "reduction" is defined as any heated process, including rendering, cooking, drying, dehydration, digesting, evaporating and protein concentrating.

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.