Volatile Organic Coumpound Emissions
from Fumigants

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Supporting documents

In October 2007, the Department of Pesticide Regulation revised the proposed regulations to reduce smog-producing emissions from field fumigant use. Additional supporting documents include:

  1. Scientific Peer Review of Proposed Regulations for the Reduction of the Emission of Volatile Organic Compounds, PDF (88 kb), Papiernik, Sharon K., USDA-ARS, North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory, August 3, 2007.

  2. Scientific Peer Review of Proposed Regulations for the Reduction of the Emission of Volatile Organic Compounds of Fumigants, PDF (213 kb), Hebert, Vincent R., Washington State University, August 14, 2007.

  3. Proposed State Strategy for California’s 2007 State Implementation Plan, Appendix H – Revised Proposed Revision to the Pesticide Element of the 1994 Ozone SIP for the Ventura County Nonattainment Area, California Air Resources Board, August 13, 2007.

  4. Ventura County Acreage Reduction Estimates, PDF (63 kb). Memorandum from Frank Spurlock to Randy Segawa, Environmental Monitoring Branch, DPR, August 13, 2007.

  5. Agricultural Pest Control Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, January 10, 2007.

  6. Consultation on Re-Drafted Regulations on Fumigants, PDF (412 kb). California Environmental Protection Agency, Agencywide Economic Analysis Unit, Air Resources Board. Memorandum from Stephen Storelli to Linda Irokawa-Otani, Regulations Coordinator, DPR. September 20, 2007.

  7. Pesticide Volatile Organic Compound Emission Adjustments for Field Conditions and Estimated Volatile Organic Compound Reductions - Revised Estimates, PDF (190 kb). September 29, 2007. Memorandum from Terrell Barry, Frank Spurlock, and Randy Segawa to John S. Sanders, Branch Chief, Environmental Monitoring Branch, DPR. Appendix 1, PDF (374 kb), Appendix 2, PDF (65 kb), Appendix 3, PDF (297 kb), Appendix 4, PDF (47 kb)

  8. 2006 Update of Volatile Organic Compound Emission Inventory, PDF (314 kb). Department of Pesticide Regulation. October 26, 2006. Includes October 24, 2006 memorandum, 2006 Update to the Pesticide VOC Inventory: Estimated Emissions 1990-2004, from Tamara L. Roush, Ph.D. to John S. Sanders, Branch Chief, Environmental Monitoring Branch, DPR.

  9. California Management Plan, PDF (234 kb): 1,3-Dichloropropene. Department of Pesticide Regulation. January 30, 2002.

  10. Pesticide Air Initiative, PDF (199 kb): Strategy to Reduce Toxic and Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Agricultural and Commercial Structural Pesticides--Concept Paper. July 25, 2006.

  11. Title 40--Protection of Environment, Chapter 1, Environmental Protection Agency, Part 81--Designation of Areas for Air Quality Planning Purposes, Subpart C_Section 107 Attainment Status Designations. Sec. 81.305 California.

  12. Draft - Air Resources Board’s Proposed State Strategy for California’s 2007 State Implementation Plan. Release Date: January 31, 2007.