SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT
 

RULE 8040 - FUGITIVE DUST REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTROL OF FINE PARTICULATE MATTER (PM-10) FROM LANDFILL DISPOSAL SITES



(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 landfill disposal sites through the control of fugitive dust emissions.

2.0 Applicability

This Rule applies to all operational landfill disposal sites. The Rule also applies to landfill closure activities and closed landfill sites when activities are conducted which disturb surface soils covering an area of more than one (1) acre. During construction of a landfill, the requirements set forth in Rule 8020 are applicable.

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 Administrative Requirements 7.0 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.