SACAQMD RULE 410 REDUCTION OF ANIMAL MATTER          
LAST REVISED 08/03/77          

          SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AQMD                RULES AND REGULATIONS
                               RULE 410 REDUCTION OF ANIMAL MATTER
                                         Adopted 5-15-72
                                     (Amended 6-1-76, 8-3-77)

                                              INDEX

          100 GENERAL
              101  PURPOSE
              102  EXEMPTIONS

          200 DEFINITIONS
              201  REDUCTION

          300 STANDARDS
              301  LIMITATION

          400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS
              401  MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT

          500 MONITORING AND RECORDS (NOT INCLUDED)
          
          100 GENERAL

              101  PURPOSE:   To control odors from animal matter reduction
                   facilities   by   treatment   of   gases,   vapors   and
                   gas-entrained effluents.

              102  EXEMPTIONS:  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.

          200 DEFINITIONS

              201  REDUCTION:   Any  heated  process, including  rendering,
                   cooking, drying, dehydrating, digesting, evaporating and
                   protein concentrating.

          300 STANDARDS

              301  LIMITATIONS:  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:
                   301.1   Incinerated at temperatures  of  not  less  than
                           650oC (1202oF) for a period of not less than 0.3
                           seconds, or
                   301.2   Processed in such a manner determined by the Air
                           Pollution  Control  Officer  to  be  equally, or
                           more, effective for the purpose of air pollution
                           control than 301.1 above.

          400 ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS

              401  MAINTENANCE  OF  EQUIPMENT:   A  person incinerating  or
                   processing  gases,  vapors  or  gas entrained  effluents
                   pursuant  to the rule shall provide,  properly  install,
                   and maintain  in  calibration and in good working order,
                   operational 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.