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Pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 40923, each air district with a state approved air quality attainment plan shall publish a list of regulatory measures scheduled or tentatively scheduled for consideration for that year.

During 2017, the Governing Board of the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District (District) may consider amending the rules listed below. Rules not adopted or amended by the Governing Board in 2017 may be adopted in subsequent years. The District Governing Board may also consider adopting or amending other rules, as required to comply with local, state or federal requirements, or to address technical issues that may arise.

  • The Districtís adopted 2016 Plan for the 2008 8-Hour Ozone Standard has a commitment to amend District Rule 4311 (Flares). The District commits to amend Rule 4311 to include ultra-low NOx flare emission limitations for existing and new flaring activities and to include additional flare minimization requirements to the extent that such controls are technologically achievable and economically feasible.

Prior to adopting or amending any rule, a notice is published in selected San Joaquin Valley newspapers and the District Governing Board accepts testimony at a public hearing. Copies of any proposed rules would be available via mail subscription at the District, at the District's website here when the rule is developed, and via email using the Districtís email list located here. Information on District rule development is available from District staff at (559)230-6100.