Regulation 6 Rule 6

Learn about the Air District's development process for Regulation 6, Rule 6, which is 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 is developing a set of new rules and rule amendments to address particulate matter emissions from commercial and industrial sources. Regulation 6, Rule 6: Prohibition of Trackout addresses particulate matter emissions associated with trackout from large bulk material, construction sites, and disturbed surfaces greater than one acre. Rule 6-6 prohibits significant trackout of dirt and other solids onto adjacent roadways, and prohibits significant visible emissions from vehicle traffic over trackout. The rule also includes requirements for monitoring and cleanup of trackout and associated visible emissions.

Rule 6-6 is being developed along with amendments to Rule 6-1, new Rules 6-7 and 6-8, and a new umbrella regulation, Regulation 6. These rules and amendments would 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.

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Regulation 6 Rule 6Prohibition of trackout4th Quarter 2017
Regulation 6 Rule 6
Rule Name:
Prohibition of trackout
Expected Hearing Date:
4th Quarter 2017
Rule Status:
Draft
Air District Staff Contact:
  • Guy Gimlen
  • Senior Air Quality Engineer, Technical Services
  • 415.749.4734
Regulation:
Regulation 6
Comments Due:
N/A
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

N/A

Rule Status

Draft

Regulation

Regulation 6

Air District Staff Contact

  • Guy Gimlen
  • Senior Air Quality Engineer, Technical Services
  • 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 Air District anticipates releasing the proposed rule language and regulatory package in the 3rd Quarter of 2017, and presenting a proposed final draft to the Air District's Board of Directors for consideration in the 4th Quarter of 2017.

Event Information

There are currently no events scheduled. Please check back.

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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UPDATED Workshop Notice
Event Notices 
UPDATED Workshop Notice
Type:
Event Notices
Description:
N/A
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Description

N/A

Regulation 6: Particulate Matter Rules Workshop Report and Appendices
Technical Support Documents 
Type:
Technical Support Documents
Description:
N/A
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Description

N/A

Draft New Regulation 6, Rule 8: Bulk Material Storage and Handling
Regulatory Documents 
Type:
Regulatory Documents
Description:
N/A
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Description

N/A

Draft New Regulation 6, Rule 7: Roofing Asphalt
Regulatory Documents 
Draft New Regulation 6, Rule 7: Roofing Asphalt
Type:
Regulatory Documents
Description:
N/A
:
 

Description

N/A

Draft New Regulation 6, Rule 6: Prohibition of Trackout
Regulatory Documents 
Draft New Regulation 6, Rule 6: Prohibition of Trackout
Type:
Regulatory Documents
Description:
N/A
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Description

N/A

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. Please note that the Air District is currently transitioning this section of the site to a new structure, and the comment posting dates shown do not currently reflect the original posting dates.

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

Contact Us

Guy Gimlen
Senior Air Quality Engineer, Technical Services

415.749.4734

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Last Updated: 6/5/2017