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Requirements specified in the Regulation 6, Rule 1: Particulate Matter - General Requirements (Rule 6-1) amendments adopted on August 1, 2018 will become effective starting July 1, 2019 which will affect bulk material sites and source of total suspended particulate (TSP). The upcoming requirements include prohibiting visible emissions from bulk material site operations, responding to bulk material spills, and conducting source testing for sources emitting TSP, SO3, or sulfuric acid mist greater than specified quantities.

Interested parties can find more information on the Rule 6-1 requirements on BAAQMD's website. For questions, please contact Divya Agarwal at or (510) 285-6351.