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

RULE 710. SECOND-STAGE EPISODE ACTIONS

The following actions shall be taken in the affected source or receptor areas upon the Executive Officer's announcement of a predicted or attained second-stage episode:

(a) For either predicted or attained episodes:

1.The actions described in Rule 709.

2.Suspend programs which involve physical exertion by participants using public parks or public recreational facilities located in receptor areas. Such programs which are for adult participants in scheduled athletic events with paid attendance are excepted.

(b) For predicted episodes:

1.Caused by ozone:

(A) Request the public to stop all unnecessary driving.

(B) Request the public to operate all privately-owned vehicles on a pool basis.

(C) Prohibit the burning of combustible refuse.

(D) Persons required to submit plans under Rules 708.1 and/or 708.3 shall implement the appropriate approved plans as specified in Rule 708(b) and (c).

2.Caused by carbon monoxide:

(A) Request the public in the area of the episode to avoid non-emergency use of automobiles.

(B) Request the general public to avoid the area of the episode.

(C) Prohibit the burning of combustible refuse.

(D) Persons required to submit plans under Rule 708.3 shall implement the appropriate approved plans as specified in Rule 708(b).

3.Caused by sulfur dioxide:

(A) Request the public to reduce the use of electricity by
10 percent by reducing lighting, adjusting air conditioning thermostats, and reducing appliance use and swimming pool pump use.

(B) Persons required to submit plans under Rule 708.1 shall implement the appropriate approved plans as specified in Rule 708(c).

4.Caused by ozone/sulfur dioxide:

(A) Request the public to reduce the use of electricity by
10 percent by reducing lighting, adjusting air conditioning thermostats, and reducing appliance use and swimming pool pump use.

(B) Request the public to stop all unnecessary driving.

(C) Request the public to operate all privately-owned vehicles on a pool basis.

(D) Prohibit the burning of combustible refuse.

(E) Persons required to submit plans under Rules 708.1 and/or 708.3 shall implement the appropriate approved plans as specified in Rule 708(b) and (c).

(c) Episodes attained without being predicted:

1.Caused by ozone:

(A) Request the public to stop all unnecessary driving.

(B) Request the public to operate all privately-owned vehicles on a pool basis.

(C) Prohibit the burning of combustible refuse.

2.Caused by carbon monoxide:

(A) Request the public in the area of the episode to avoid non-emergency use of automobiles.

(B) Request the general public to avoid the area of the episode.

(C) Prohibit the burning of combustible refuse.

3.Caused by sulfur dioxide:

(A) Request the public to reduce the use of electricity by 10 percent by reducing lighting, adjusting air conditioning thermostats, and reducing appliance use and swimming pool pump use.

(B) Persons required to submit plans under Rule 708.1 shall implement the appropriate approved plans as specified in Rule 708(c).