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Fairbanks PM2.5 Current Regulations (Summarized)

Full Text - 18 AAC 50 - Air Quality Regulations (PDF) (full updated 18 AAC 50 coming soon)

Final Regulations Addressing PM2.5 (fine particulate matter) Effective Date Area Map (select a link below)
18 AAC 50.030 Adopted Serious SIP Chapters and Appendices 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.065(f) Open Burning prohibited November 1 through March 31 of each winter 03/06/16 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF) & Wood Smoke Control Areas (PDF)
18 AAC 50.075(a)(2) Visible Emissions Standards during air quality advisories 01/12/18 Statewide
18 AAC 50.075(d) Visible Emissions Standards during air quality episodes 01/12/18 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.075(e) Solid Fuel Heating Device Curtailment during air episodes and requirement to withhold fuel within three hours of effective time of a State 1 or Stage 2 Alert 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.075(f) Visible Emission requirements for solid fuel heating devices 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.076 Solid fuel-fired heating device fuel requirements; requirements for wood sellers 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.076(b) Burn Dry Wood requirement between October 1 and March 31 of each winter 11/26/16 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.076(b) List of Allowable Fuels for wood and coal fired heating devices 11/26/16 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.076(c) List of Prohibited Fuels for wood and coal fired heating devices 11/26/16 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.076(d) - (f) Mandatory Commercial Wood Seller Registration Program 08/15/17 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.076(g) Commercial wood seller requirements to disclose moisture content. 08/15/17 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.076(j) - (k) Commercial wood sellers may only sell dry wood unless exempted. 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.076(l) Non-commercial wood sellers may not sell wet wood. 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.077 Requirement to remove or replace wood-fired heating devices and wood-fired outdoor hydronic heaters Upon Sale of Property that do not meet EPA or state standards and render the device inoperable. 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.077(a) Outdoor hydronic heaters may not be sold or installed in the Nonattainment Area. 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.077(b) Emissions Standards for new pellet hydronic heaters sold or installed in the Nonattainment Area. 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.077(c) Emissions Standards for new woodstoves and pellet stoves sold or installed in the Nonattainment Area. 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.077(d) Emissions Standards for new wood-fired heating devices over 350,000 Btu/hr sold or installed in the Nonattainment Area. 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.077(h) Device Registration requirements 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.077(i) - (k) Device Installation requirements 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.077(k) Vendors Requirements - wood-fired heating devices 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.077(l) Device Requirement remove non-EPA certified devices and outdoor hydronic heaters by December 31, 2024 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.077(n) Device Requirements - removal of old EPA certified devices Upon effective date of published EPA finding FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.078(b) Only fuel oil containing no more than 1,000 parts per million (ppm) sulfur may be sold. 09/01/22 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.078(c) - small area sources required to submit information 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.078(d) - Commercial coffee roasters must install a pollution control device if any unit emits more than 24 pounds (lbs) of particulate matter (PM) in a 12-month period. 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.079(b) may not install or reinstall coal-fired heating devices 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.079(c) Requirement to remove coal-fired heating devices Upon Sale of Property unless a wintertime source test shows that it meets emission standards.that do not meet EPA or state standards. 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)
18 AAC 50.079(f) all existing coal-fired heating devices shall be removed by December 31, 2024. 01/08/20 FNSB PM2.5 Nonattainment Area (PDF)

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