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Kern County APCD Regulations in the California SIP

The following document and tables contain the EPA approved rules and regulations for the Kern County Air Pollution Control District's (APCD) portion of the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). EPA's Pacific Southwest Office maintains these tables, and will update them to reflect any changes the official tables codified in the Code of Federal Regulations.

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Tables of Rules and Regulations

Original Codification of Rules and Regulations

District Citation Title/Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Additional Explanation
4.1 Prohibitions Under State Law January 25, 1971 May 31, 1972, 37 FR 10842 Submitted on February 21, 1972. See 40 CFR 52.220(b).

Post-April 1972 Codification of Rules and Regulations

Regulation I – General Provisions

District Citation Title/Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Additional Explanation
101 Title May 2, 1996 June 3, 1999, 64 FR 29790 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(1).
102 Definitions January 13, 2011 May 4, 2012, 77 FR 26448 Submitted on June 21, 2011. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(391)(i)(A)(1).
103 Confidential Information August 31, 1976 March 22, 1978, 43 FR 11816 Submitted on November 10, 1976. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(35)(xiii)(A).
103.1 Inspection of Public Records May 2, 1996 May 17, 2016, 81 FR 30484 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(6).
106 Land Use April 18, 1972 September 22, 1972, 37 FR 19812 Submitted on June 30, 1972. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(6).
108 Stack Monitoring July 24, 2003 April 22, 2004, 69 FR 21713 Submitted on November 4, 2003. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(321)(i)(A)(1).
108.1 Source Sampling May 2, 1996 August 10, 2001, 66 FR 42126 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(2).
108.2 Emission Statement Requirements July 13, 1992 May 26, 2004, 69 FR 29880 Submitted on November 12, 1992. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(190)(i)(E)(1).
111 (excluding paragraph (b)) Equipment Breakdown March 21, 1978 October 24, 1980, 45 FR 70448 Submitted on January 2, 1979. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(47)(iii)(A). Paragraph (b) was disapproved at 45 FR 70448 (October 24, 1980) – see 40 CFR 52.271(b)(2)(i).
112 Circumvention May 2, 1996 June 3, 1999, 64 FR 29790 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(1).
113 Separation and Combination May 2, 1996 June 3, 1999, 64 FR 29790 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(1).
114 Severability May 2, 1996 June 3, 1999, 64 FR 29790 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(1).
115 Applicability of Emission Limits May 2, 1996 June 3, 1999, 64 FR 29790 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(1).

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Regulation II – Permits

District Citation Title/Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Additional Explanation
201 Permits Required May 2, 1996 November 8, 2007, 72 FR 63107 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(3).
202 Permit Exemptions January 13, 2011 July 14, 2015, 80 FR 40909 Submitted on June 21, 2011. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(391)(i)(A)(2).
202.1 Experimental Research Operations May 2, 1996 November 8, 2007, 72 FR 63107 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(4).
203 Transfer April 18, 1972 September 22, 1972, 37 FR 19812 Submitted on June 30, 1972. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(6).
205 Permit Renewal May 2, 1996 December 5, 2008, 73 FR 74029 Adopted through District Resolution dated May 2, 1996. Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(5).
208 Standards for Granting Applications September 17, 1998 April 22, 2004, 69 FR 21713 Submitted on October 27, 1998. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(260)(i)(C)(1).
209 Conditional Approval April 18, 1972 September 22, 1972, 37 FR 19812 Submitted on June 30, 1972. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(6).
209.1 Permit Conditions May 2, 1996 November 8, 2007, 72 FR 63107 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(4).
210.1 (excluding paragraph (3)(E)) Standard for Authority to Construct March 6, 1980 August 21, 1981, 46 FR 42450 Submitted on April 15, 1980. See 40 CFR 52.233(a)(4)(i) and 40 CFR 52.220(c)(76)(i)(A).
210.2 Standards for Permits to Operate May 2, 1996 November 8, 2007, 72 FR 63107 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(4).
210.4 Prevention of Significant Deterioration February 8, 2013 December 10, 2012, 77 FR 73316 Adopted on January 12, 2012. Submitted on April 25, 2012. Effective upon effective date of EPA approval. Final approval of Rule 210.4 is based, in part, on the clarifications contained in: (1) Letter dated July 19, 2012 from David L. Jones, EKAPCD, to Gerardo Rios, United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 9, regarding Clarifications of District Rule 210.4 and 40 CFR 51.166; and (2) Letter dated August 21, 2012 from David L. Jones, EKAPCD, to Gerardo Rios, United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 9, regarding Clarifications of District Rule 210.4 and 40 CFR 52.21(k)(2). These letters will be listed in 40 CFR 52.220(e). See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(419)(i)(A))(1).
210.5 Visibility Protection May 2, 1996 November 8, 2007, 72 FR 63107 Submitted on July 23, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(239)(i)(C)(4).

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Regulation IV – Prohibitions

District Citation Title/Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Additional Explanation
401 Visible Emissions November 29, 1993 July 17, 2001, 66 FR 37151 Submitted on March 29, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(196)(i)(F)(4).
402 Fugitive Dust November 3, 2004 August 13, 2009, 74 FR 40750 Submitted on January 13, 2005. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(335)(i)(E)(1).
404.1 Particulate Matter Concentration January 24, 2007 January 17, 2008, 73 FR 3192 Adopted by the Kern County air district through Resolution No. 2007-001-01, Reference No. Item 5, Adoption of Amendments to Rules and Regulations of the Kern County Air Pollution Control District; to Wit: Rule 404.1. Submitted on August 24, 2007. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(351)(i)(D)(1) and 40 CFR 52.220(c)(351)(i)(D)(1)(i).
405 Particulate Matter – Emission Rate July 18, 1983 May 3, 1984, 49 FR 18824 Submitted on August 30, 1983. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(140)(ii)(A)
406.2 Process Weight – Portland Cement Kilns April 18, 1972 September 22, 1972, 37 FR 19812 Submitted on June 30, 1972. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(6).
407 Sulfur Compounds April 18, 1972 September 22, 1972, 37 FR 19812 Submitted on June 30, 1972. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(6).
407.1 Disposal of Solid or Liquid Wastes April 18, 1972 September 22, 1972, 37 FR 19812 Submitted on June 30, 1972. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(6).
409 Fuel Burning Equipment – Combustion Contaminants May 7, 1998 May 18, 1999, 64 FR 26876 Submitted on June 23, 1998. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(256)(i)(C)(2).
410 Organic Solvents December 17, 1974 August 22, 1977, 42 FR 42219 Submitted on January 10, 1975. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(26)(xii)(A).
410.1A Architectural Coating Controls January 1, 2011 July 6, 2011, 76 FR 39303 Adopted by the Eastern Kern air district on March 11, 2010. Submitted on July 20, 2010. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(381)(i)(B)(2).
410.2 Disposal and Evaporation of Solvents April 18, 1972 September 22, 1972, 37 FR 19812 Submitted on June 30, 1972. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(6).
410.3 Organic Solvent Degreasing Operations May 7, 1998 April 2, 1999, 64 FR 15922 Submitted on June 23, 1998. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(256)(i)(C)(2).
410.4 Metal, Plastic, and Pleasure Craft Parts and Products Coating Operations March 13, 2014 May 17, 2016, 81 FR 30484 Submitted on July 25, 2014. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(447)(i)(D)(2).
410.4A Motor Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Refinishing Operations March 13, 2014 July 25, 2016, 81 FR 48346 Submitted on July 25, 2014. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(447)(i)(D)(5).
410.5 Cutback, Slow Cure and Emulsified Asphalt, Paving and Maintenance Operations March 7, 1996 February 6, 1998, 63 FR 6073 Submitted on May 10, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(231)(i)(B)(2).
410.6 Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Systems May 6, 1991 April 24, 1992, 57 FR 15026 Submitted on May 30, 1991. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(185)(i)(A)(1).
410.6A Petroleum Solvent Dry Cleaning Operations May 6, 1991 April 24, 1992, 57 FR 15026 Submitted on May 30, 1991. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(185)(i)(A)(1).
410.7 Graphic Arts March 7, 1996 November 13, 1998, 63 FR 63410 Submitted on May 10, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(231)(i)(B)(4).
410.8 Aerospace Assembly and Coating Operations March 13, 2014 May 17, 2016, 81 FR 30484 Submitted on July 25, 2014. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(447)(i)(D)(3).
410.9 Wood Products Surface Coating Operations March 13, 2014 June 16, 2016, 81 FR 39211 Submitted on July 25, 2014. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(447)(i)(D)(4).
411 Storage of Organic Liquids March 7, 1996 February 6, 1998, 63 FR 6073 Submitted on May 10, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(231)(i)(B)(2).
412 Transfer of Gasoline into Stationary Storage Containers, Delivery Vessels, and Bulk Plants May 6, 1991 February 15, 1995, 60 FR 8565 Submitted on May 30, 1991. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(185)(i)(A)(7).
412.1 Transfer of Gasoline into Vehicle Fuel Tanks November 9, 1992 October 7, 1996, 61 FR 52297 Submitted on January 11, 1993. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(191)(i)(D)(1).
413 Organic Liquid Loading March 7, 1996 February 3, 2000, 65 FR 5259 Submitted on May 10, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(231)(i)(B)(7).
414 Wastewater Separators March 7, 1996 August 17, 1998, 63 FR 43881 Submitted on May 10, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(231)(i)(B)(3).
414.1 Valves, Pressure Relief Valves, Flanges, Threaded Connections and Process Drains at Petroleum Refineries and Chemical Plants March 7, 1996 February 3, 2000, 65 FR 5259 Submitted on May 10, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(231)(i)(B)(7).
414.5 Pump and Compressor Seals at Petroleum Refineries and Chemical Plants March 7, 1996 February 6, 1998, 63 FR 6073 Submitted on May 10, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(231)(i)(B)(2).
415 Reduction of Animal Matter April 18, 1972 September 22, 1972, 37 FR 19812 Submitted on June 30, 1972. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(6).
416 Open Burning July 11, 1996 August 19, 1999, 64 FR 45170 Submitted on October 18, 1996. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(241)(i)(D)(1).
416.1 Wood Burning Heaters and Wood Burning Fireplaces July 8, 2004 March 8, 2005, 70 FR 11123 Submitted on September 23, 2004. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(334)(i)(A)(1).
417 Agricultural and Prescribed Burning July 24, 2003 April 22, 2004, 69 FR 21713 Submitted on November 4, 2003. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(321)(i)(A)(1).
418 Incinerator Burning April 18, 1972 September 22, 1972, 37 FR 19812 Submitted on June 30, 1972. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(6).
421 Orchard Heaters April 18, 1972 September 22, 1972, 37 FR 19812 Submitted on June 30, 1972. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(6).
424 Residential Water Heaters (Oxides of Nitrogen) April 19, 1993 October 28, 1999, 64 FR 57991 Submitted on November 18, 1993. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(194)(i)(B)(4).
425 Cogeneration Gas Turbine Engines (Oxides of Nitrogen) August 16, 1993 March 1, 1996, 61 FR 7992 Submitted on November 18, 1993. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(194)(i)(B)(2).
425.1 Hot Mix Asphalt Paving Plants (Oxides of Nitrogen) October 13, 1994 August 1, 2000, 65 FR 46873 Submitted on October 19, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(202)(i)(B)(2).
425.2 Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters (Oxides of Nitrogen) July 10, 1997 September 24, 1999, 64 FR 51688 Submitted on September 8, 1997. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(249)(i)(B)(1).
425.3 Portland Cement Kilns (Oxides of Nitrogen) October 13, 1994 July 20, 1999, 64 FR 38832 Submitted on October 19, 1994. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(202)(i)(B)(1).
426 Experimental Research Operations December 15, 1980 July 6, 1982, 47 FR 29231 Submitted on March 23, 1981. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(95)(i)(C).
427 Stationary Piston Engines (Oxides of Nitrogen) November 1, 2001 February 26, 2002, 67 FR 8724 Submitted on December 14, 2001. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(290)(i)(A)(1).
431 Propellant Combustion and Rocket Testing March 8, 2007 January 17, 2008, 73 FR 3192 Adopted by the Kern County air district through Resolution No. 2007-003-03, Reference No. Item 3, Adoption of Amendments to Rules and Regulations of the Kern County Air Pollution Control District; to Wit: Rule 431 (Propellant Combustion and Rocket Testing). Submitted on August 24, 2007. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(351)(i)(D)(2) and 40 CFR 52.220(c)(351)(i)(D)(2)(i).
432 Polyester Resin Operations March 13, 2014 June 5, 2015, 80 FR 32026 Submitted on July 25, 2014. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(447)(i)(D)(1).

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Regulation VI – Air Pollution Emergency Contingency Plan

District Citation Title/Subject State Effective Date EPA Approval Date Additional Explanation
601 General Statement March 19, 1974 June 4, 1980, 45 FR 37689 Submitted on July 19, 1974. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(24)(vii)(C).
602 Applicable Areas March 19, 1974 June 4, 1980, 45 FR 37689 Submitted on July 19, 1974. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(24)(vii)(C).
603 Episode Criteria Levels June 29, 1981 June 21, 1982, 47 FR 26618 Submitted on July 30, 1981. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(101)(ii)(A).
604 Episode Stages March 19, 1974 June 4, 1980, 45 FR 37689 Submitted on July 19, 1974. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(24)(vii)(C).
605 Division of Responsibility March 19, 1974 June 4, 1980, 45 FR 37689 Submitted on July 19, 1974. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(24)(vii)(C).
606 Administration of Emergency Program March 19, 1974 June 4, 1980, 45 FR 37689 Submitted on July 19, 1974. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(24)(vii)(C).
607 Advisory of High Air Pollution Potential March 19, 1974 June 4, 1980, 45 FR 37689 Submitted on July 19, 1974. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(24)(vii)(C).
608 Declaration of Episode March 19, 1974 June 4, 1980, 45 FR 37689 Submitted on July 19, 1974. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(24)(vii)(C).
609 Episode Action Stage 1 (Health Advisory - Alert) June 29, 1981 June 21, 1982, 47 FR 26618 Submitted on July 30, 1981. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(101)(ii)(A).
610 Episode Action Stage 2 (Warning) June 29, 1981 June 21, 1982, 47 FR 26618 Submitted on July 30, 1981. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(101)(ii)(A).
611 Episode Action Stage 3 (Emergency) June 29, 1981 June 21, 1982, 47 FR 26618 Submitted on July 30, 1981. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(101)(ii)(A).
612 Episode Termination March 19, 1974 June 4, 1980, 45 FR 37689 Submitted on July 19, 1974. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(24)(vii)(C).
613 Stationary Source Curtailment Plans and Traffic Abatement Plans June 29, 1981 June 21, 1982, 47 FR 26618 Submitted on July 30, 1981. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(101)(ii)(A).
614 Episode Abatement Plan March 19, 1974 June 4, 1980, 45 FR 37689 Submitted on July 19, 1974. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(24)(vii)(C).
615 Enforcement March 19, 1974 June 4, 1980, 45 FR 37689 Submitted on July 19, 1974. See 40 CFR 52.220(c)(24)(vii)(C).

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