Okla. Admin. Code § 252:100-29-3 - Precautions required in maintenance or nonattainment areas

Current through Register Vol. 39, No. 7, December 15, 2021

As of the adoption of this Subchapter, in areas designated as Air Quality Maintenance Areas or Nonattainment Areas for particulate matter, the Director shall require specific reasonable precautions that may include, but shall not be limited to, the following:

(1) The use, where possible, of water or chemicals for control of dust in the demolition of existing buildings or structures, construction operations, the grading of roads, driveways and parking lots or the clearing of land for commercial, industrial, or residential development
(2) The application of water or suitable chemicals or some other covering on materials stockpiles and other surfaces that can create air-borne dusts under normal conditions
(3) The installation and use of hoods, fans and dust collectors to enclose and vent the handling of dusty materials or the use of water sprays or other acceptable measures to suppress dust emission during handling. Adequate containment methods shall be employed during sandblasting or other similar operations.
(4) The covering or wetting of open-bodied trucks, trailers, or railroad cars when transporting dusty materials in areas where the general public must have access.
(5) The removal as necessary from paved street and parking surfaces of materials that have a tendency to become airborne.
(6) The planting and maintenance of vegetative ground cover as necessary.


Okla. Admin. Code § 252:100-29-3
Added at 11 Ok Reg 977, eff 1-14-94 (emergency); Added at 11 Ok Reg 2031, eff 5-26-94; Amended at 17 Ok Reg 3353, eff 7-24-00 (emergency); Amended at 18 Ok Reg 1490, eff 6-1-01

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