PROPOSED 2018 TRIENNIAL PROGRESS REPORT

PLACER COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC WORKSHOP AND PUBLIC HEARING

PROPOSED 2018 TRIENNIAL PROGRESS REPORT

AMENDMENT OF RULE 305, RESIDENTIAL ALLOWABLE BURNING

A public hearing to consider the adoption of the proposed amended Rule will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Placer County Air Pollution Control District Board, beginning at 2:30 PM, at the Placer County Board of Supervisors' Chambers, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, California. Any interested person may attend this meeting and provide comment.

Cannabis Burning Rule Amendments

The Placer County Air Pollution Control District’s Board of Directs adopted amendments to  Rule 301, Nonagricultural Burning Smoke Management; Rule 302, Agricultural Waste Burning Smoke Management; and Rule 305, Residential Allowable Burning, during the regular meeting on August 9, 2018.

Of particular note, Rule 305, Residential Allowable Burning, was amended to prohibit all cannabis waste burning, including the burning of industrial hemp waste.  This provision, and other amendments to restrict cannabis waste burning will be effective January 1, 2019.

The amended Rules are linked below:

Rule 301, Nonagricultural Burning Smoke Management

Rule 302, Agricultural Waste Burning Smoke Management

Rule 305, Residential Allowable Burning

District-sponsored Biochar Production GHG Offset Protocol

District-sponsored Biochar Production GHG Offset Protocol has been accepted into the CAPCOA GHG Rx