(Adopted May 6, 1977)(Amended April 4, 1980)(Amended July 11,1980)

RULE 708.4. PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PLANS

(a) The written notice specified in Rules 708.1 and 708.3(a) or (c) may be served in the manner prescribed by law for the service of Summons or by registered or certified mail. Each owner or operator so served shall, within forty-five (45) days after the receipt of such notice or within such additional time as the Executive Officer may specify in writing, submit to the Executive Officer the plans and information described in the notice.

(b) In accordance with the provisions of the Health and Safety Code Section 42400, any person, following the notice specified in Rules 708.1 and 708.3(a) or (c) who fails to submit the plans in the form and manner specified in this rule is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(c) It is not intended that any plan of action shall jeopardize the welfare of the public or result in damage to any equipment used for production or distribution.

(d) The plans submitted in accordance with the provisions of this rule must be approved by the Executive Officer. Any plan disapproved by the Executive Officer must be modified to overcome the Executive Officer's disapproval and resubmitted to the Executive Officer within 30 days of the notice of disapproval. Any plan disapproved by the Executive Officer will not be considered to have satisfied the requirements of any of the sections of this rule.

(e) All electrical utilities that file plans for energy conservation, load reduction or load shedding with the Public Utilities Commission shall submit copies of such plans to the Executive Officer. Consumers requested by an electrical utility company to prepare electrical load reduction plans shall submit copies of such plans to the Executive Officer.

(f) At the request of the Executive Officer, any person required to file a plan in accordance with the provisions of Rules 708.1 and 708.3 shall prepare a report regarding the actions taken at a facility in response to a second-stage or third-stage episode. The report shall be submitted within twenty days of the postmark date of the request. The report shall contain at least the following information:

1.An estimate of the reduction in travel and the basis for the estimate.

2.An estimate of the stationary source emission reductions and the basis for the estimate.

3.Identification of problems encountered in implementing the abatement plan.

4.Comments on the effectiveness of the abatement plan actions implemented.

5.Recommendations for improved effectiveness.

(g) All organizations with an approved emergency episode plan required by Rule 708.1 and Rule 708.3 shall maintain a written record of actions taken for a predicted second- or third- stage episode. The written record shall be made available on request to an Air Quality Management District inspector. Such records shall be maintained for a period of at least 365 days after the predicted episode. The written record shall contain, at a minimum:

1.The time of day episode message was received.

2.Actions taken to notify employees and the time of day such actions were taken.

3.Measures taken on the day of predicted episode to determine effectiveness of episode plan and the estimated reduction in vehicle miles travelled and, for Stationary Source Curtailment Plans, the estimate reduction in emissions.

4.The actions to be taken, if necessary, to improve the effectiveness. The information specified in (1) and (2) shall be recorded and available for review by the day the episode is predicted to occur. The information specified in (3) and (4) shall be recorded and available for review within five working days after the day the episode was predicted to occur.

(h) A copy of the approved emergency action plan shall be on file and readily available to the South Coast Air Quality Management District inspector at each location where a plan is required.