Friday, January 22, 2021

The Air District is hosting a virtual public workshop on February 4, 2021, from 6 - 8 PM., focusing on developing draft amendments to Regulation 6 Rule 5: Particulate Emissions from Refinery Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Units, in order to further reduce particulate matter emissions from petroleum refineries.

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At the workshop, the public, community advocates, local government and industries will have an opportunity to learn about the draft rule, ask questions of Air District staff, and share feedback and ideas to inform the final rule making process.

Workshop Schedule

Thursday, February 4, 2021
6 – 8 PM

To join via web browser:

To join via phone:
+1 669 900 6833

Meeting ID:
852 9692 5189

For language interpretation, contact Aneesh Rana at, or 415-749-4914 at least 72 hours before the workshop.

Para información en español, llame al 415-749-4609.

中文聯絡電話 415-749-4609.

Nói Tiếng Việt xin gọi 415-749-4609. 

Information and Comments

Workshop materials are available on the Air District's Regulation 6, Rule 5 web page. 

Interested parties are invited to submit written comments on the draft rule amendments and Workshop Report. Comments on the documents will be accepted during the workshop or may be submitted in writing to the Air District. The deadline to submit comments on these materials is Friday, February 12, 2021, at 5 PM.

For questions or to submit comments on the draft regulatory amendments, please contact David Joe, Assistant Manager of the Rule Development Section, at

Following the workshop and the close of the public comment period, staff will assess the need for changes to the draft rule amendments. Staff may consider soliciting further input or may proceed to a public hearing before the Air District’s Board of Directors for their consideration of the staff’s proposal.

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Last Updated: 1/22/2021