The Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD) will be holding a public hearing on June 5, 2018 for proposed amendments to Rule 414, Water Heaters, Boilers and Process Heaters Rated less than 1,000,000 BTU per Hour, and the proposed adoption of Rule 419, NOx from Miscellaneous Combustion Sources. The proposed amendment to Rule 414 adds an exemption for hot water pressure washers and the addition of Rule 419 is intended to reduce NOx emissions from miscellaneous combustion sources not covered by other SMAQMD regulations. Additional details about the public hearing and the proposed rule language can be found here. If you have any questions, please contact Michael Lombardo at (916) 273-5145.