MENDOCINO COUNTY AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 4-540 - BREAKDOWN AND VIOLATION REPORTING

In accordance with the requirements of Regulation 1, Rule 540, the owner or operator of any medical waste incinerator shall report to the District within one hour of occurrence any violation of this rule or of any other applicable rule of the District, malfunction, or upset condition in the incinerator, the air pollution control equipment, or the continuous data recording system, or no later than 9:00 am on the next business day, if the incident occurs outside the normal office hours of the District. A message left on the District's answering machine will not suffice to satisfy this requirement. Any such incident reported to the District must be followed by a written report within 10 days, as required by Regulation 1, Rule 540.