Storage Piles

Confined Animal Facility
Dairy | Beef | Poultry | Other
Farm Crop
Field Crop | Orchard Crop

Storage Piles

EMISSION SOURCE TYPE:

Fugitive Dust – Storage Piles
(piles of bulk materials such as dirt, aggregate, etc, excluding manure)

CONTROL TYPE:

BACM

KEY POLLUTANT:

PM10

DESCRIPTION(S):

The following are practices that can be used to reduce PM10 emissions:

Chemical Stabilization: apply an approved dust suppressant at a sufficient quantity and frequency to prevent windblown dust emissions.

Covering: install tarps, plastic or other material as a temporary covering.  (Coverings should be anchored to prevent wind from removing the cover).

Watering: apply water at a sufficient quantity and frequency to maintain moist surface under windy conditions.

Wind Sheltering: enclose material in a three-sided barrier equal to or greater in height than the height of the material.

PLEASE REFER TO THE FOLLOWING FOR DETAILED RULES OR INFORMATION:

Please note that many of the documents listed are in Adobe PDF format. To view or print these files you may need to download the free Adobe Reader.

San Joaquin Valley Unified APCD Conservation Management Handbook (pdf – 22 Mb)

San Joaquin Valley Unified APCD List of Conservation Management Practices (pdf)

San Joaquin Valley Unified APCD Rule 4550 – Conservation Management Practices (pdf)

South Coast AQMD Rule 403 Agricultural Handbook (pdf)

South Coast AQMD Rule 403 Handbook

South Coast AQMD Rule 403 – Fugitive Dust (pdf)