SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT
 

RULE 8030 - FUGITIVE DUST REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTROL OF FINE PARTICULATE MATTER (PM-10) FROM HANDLING AND STORAGE OF BULK MATERIALS



(Adopted October 21, 1993; Amended April 25, 1996)

1.0 Purpose

The purpose of this Rule is to limit emissions of fine particulate matter (PM-10) from the handling and storage of bulk materials through control of fugitive dust emissions.

2.0 Applicability

This Rule applies to the outdoor handling and storage of any bulk material which emits visible dust when stored or handled. This Rule applies to both new and existing operations and activities. If compliance with this Rule requires the installation or modification of equipment under existing District permit, the following compliance schedule is established for completing the retrofit:

3.0 Definitions 4.0 Exemptions

In addition to the exemptions established in Rule 8010, the following exemptions are established for this Rule:

5.0 Requirements 6.0 Alternative Compliance Plan

If special conditions exist which will unreasonably prevent compliance with the requirements in section 5.0 of this Rule, the owner/operator may submit and request approval of an Alternative Compliance Plan in accordance with section 6.0 of Rule 8010. The Alternative Compliance Plan must specify the special circumstances which unreasonably prevent compliance and provide an alternative program of control measures. Failure to implement control measures specified in an approved Alternative Compliance. Plan constitutes a violation of this Rule.