NORTH COAST UNIFIED AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

SECTION 3

AIRBORNE TOXIC CONTROL MEASURE FOR HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM EMISSIONS FROM CHROMATE TREATED COOLING TOWERS

RULE 3-130 - DEFINITIONS

  1. COOLING TOWER: A device which evaporates circulating water to remove heat from a process, a building, or a refrigerator, and puts the heat into the ambient air.

  2. DISTRICT: The local air pollution control district or air quality management district.

  3. EFFECTIVE DATE: 180 days after the adoption of this rule by the District.

  4. HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM AND CHROMATE: Substances identified as toxic air contaminants by the Air Resources Board.

  5. MUST: Means a provision is mandatory, and may means a provision is permissive.

  6. OWNER/OPERATOR: The person who owns or operates, or who plans to build, own or operate a cooling tower.