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Regulation 6 Rule 1 (Amendments Adopted August 1, 2018)

Learn about the Air District's development process for amendments to Regulation 6, Rule 1, which are part of a set of amendments and new rules under consideration that would reduce emissions of particulate matter from various commercial and industrial operations.

Find out about the status and anticipated timeline of the rule development process. Information on hearings, workshops, and other events is provided below, along with supporting documents and materials.

The Air District has been developing a set of new rules and rule amendments to address particulate matter emissions from commercial and industrial sources. These rules and amendments are going to be proposed for adoption at a public hearing of the Board on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.  All documents in the hearing package are available to the public in the Documents section below. The comment period for the hearing package, including the rule language and the CEQA Negative Declaration, will remain open through Friday, July 6, 2018.

The amendments to Rule 6-1 are being developed along with a new umbrella regulation, Regulation 6, and new Rule 6-6 to address particulate matter emissions from a variety of activities and operations. The Air District estimates that hundreds of facilities throughout the Bay Area may be subject to these new rules and amendments. An environmental impact analysis was performed and the Air District has determined that the particulate matter rules and amendments will not have a significant impact; a Negative Declaration, per CEQA, is therefore being proposed.

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Regulation 6 Rule 1Particulate Matter - General RequirementsAugust 1, 2018
Regulation 6 Rule 1
Rule Name:
Particulate Matter - General Requirements
Expected Hearing Date:
August 1, 2018
Rule Status:
Active
Air District Staff Contact:
  • Guy Gimlen
  • Principal Air Quality Engineer, Rules & Strategic Policy
  • 415.749.4734
Regulation:
Regulation 6
Comments Due:
7/6/2018
Description:

The purpose of the new set of rules and amendments under Regulation 6 is to reduce emissions of particulate matter from commercial and industrial sources.

 

Comments Due

7/6/2018

Rule Status

Active

Regulation

Regulation 6

Air District Staff Contact

  • Guy Gimlen
  • Principal Air Quality Engineer, Rules & Strategic Policy
  • 415.749.4734

Description

The purpose of the new set of rules and amendments under Regulation 6 is to reduce emissions of particulate matter from commercial and industrial sources.

Hearings, Workshops and Other Events

Throughout the rule development process we provide information on upcoming and past workshops, hearings, and other events.

A series of open house/workshop events was held in January and February of 2017. The proposed rule language and regulatory package is now available on our website in the Documents section. The Air District will be presenting proposed final draft documents for new Regulation 6, amendments to Rule 6-1, new Rule 6-6, and a CEQA Negative Declaration to the Board of Directors for consideration at the August 1, 2018 Public Hearing.

Event Information

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8/1/2018
Event:
Board of Directors Meeting
Date & Time:
Wednesday, August 1
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Status:
Scheduled
Location:
375 Beale Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Board Agenda


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Board Presentations


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Date & Time

Wednesday, August 1
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Status

Scheduled

Location

375 Beale Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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Webcast Archive

Audio


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Board Presentations


Board Minutes

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Supporting Materials

Supporting materials, such as staff reports, regulatory language, and other technical documents related to rule development, are posted throughout the development process. Please note that the Air District is currently transitioning this section of the site to a new structure, and the document posting dates shown do not currently reflect the original posting dates.

Documents

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Regulation 6, Rule 1: General Requirements (Amendments Adopted August 1, 2018)
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Amended Regulation 6, Rule 1 - Final Staff Report
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Amended Regulation 6, Rule 1 - Final Staff Report
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Regulation 6, Rule 6 - Final Staff Report
Technical Support Documents 
Regulation 6, Rule 6 - Final Staff Report
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Public Hearing Notice for Regulation 6; Regulation 6, Rule 1; and Regulation 6, Rule 6
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CEQA Notice of Intent to Adopt Negative Declaration for Regulation 6; Regulation 6, Rule 1; and Regulation 6, Rule 6
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Comments

The Air District provides opportunities for the public to submit input throughout the development process, and posts comments received during the open public comment periods.

No comments have been received at this time. Please check back.

Contact Us

Guy Gimlen
Principal Air Quality Engineer, Rules & Strategic Policy

415.749.4734

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