SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 4682 - POLYSTYRENE FOAM, POLYETHYLENE, AND POLYPROPYLENE MANUFACTURING
(Adopted May 21, 1992; Amended December 17, 1992; Amended June 16, 1994)

1.0 Purpose

The purpose of this rule is to limit emissions of VOC and trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11) and dichlorofluoromethane (CFC-12) from manufacturing and processing of polystyrene foam, polyethylene, and polypropylene and from the storage of VOC blowing agents.

2.0 Applicability

The provisions of this rule shall apply to any polystyrene foam, polyethylene, and polypropylene manufacturing and processing operations.

3.0 Definitions

For the purpose of this rule, the following definitions shall apply:

4.0 Exemptions

The provisions of Sections 5.1 and 5.2 shall not apply to manufacturing and processing operations using polymeric materials containing less than 1 percent volatile organic compounds by weight, and not using a blowing agent in their process.

5.0 Requirements

6.0 Administrative Requirements

7.0 Compliance Schedule

Any person who becomes subject to the requirements of this rule shall comply with the following increments of progress: