Department of Pesticide Regulation
Mary-Ann Warmerdam
Director
  Arnold Schwarzenegger
Governor
 
 
September 17, 2008
 
  ENF 08-26
 
TO:
County Agricultural Commissioners
SUBJECT:
VOLUME 2 - LAWS AND REGULATIONS, PESTICIDE USE ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM STANDARDS COMPENDIUM - FIELD FUMIGATION EMISSIONS REGULATIONS REPLACEMENT PAGES
 

The Office of Administrative Law approved the amendment of Title 3, California Code of Regulations (3CCR) section 6452.2 "Fumigant Volatile Organic Compound Emission Limits". These new regulations became effective September 3, 2008 and are summarized below:

  • Establishes new VOC emission inventory benchmarks from May 1 to October 31 for the Ventura ozone nonattainment area, annually from 2009 through 2011.
  • VOC emissions from 2009 through 2011 for Ventura County now include total agricultural and structural VOC emissions as established for the other four ozone nonattainment areas in California
  • Lowest VOC emission limits for Ventura County become effective in 2012.

Section 6452.2 has been formatted for inclusion in Volume 2 of the Compendium. To access the officially maintained version of the regulations (3CCR), use the link found on the Department of Pesticide Regulation’s website.

Enclosed are the text for the new regulations, an updated "Summary of Changes" table, and a replacement page guide for updating your compendium.

If you have any questions, please contact your Enforcement Branch Liaison.

 
Sincerely,
 
 
Original Signature by:
 
Nan Gorder, Ph.D.
Chief, Enforcement Branch
916-324-4100
 

Enclosures:

cc:   Mr. Roy Rutz, Environmental Program Manager I
        Mr. James Shattuck, Agricultural Commissioner Liaison
        Enforcement Branch Liaisons



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