Public Notices

Public Notice: Adoption of Expedited Best Available Retrofit Control Technology (BARCT) Implementation Schedule.

Please take notice that the Feather River Air Quality Management District is adopting an Expedited Best Available Retrofit Control Technology (BARCT) Implementation Schedule in accordance with Assembly Bill 617 (AB 617).   AB 617, approved July 26, 2017, amends California Health and Safety Code section 40920.6 et seq. and requires each air district that is a nonattainment area for one or more air pollutants to adopt an expedited schedule for implementation of BARCT on specified facilities by the earliest date, but no later than December 31, 2023.  Local air districts must adopt this schedule before January 1, 2019.  This requirement applies to industrial sources subject to the California Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Cap-and-Trade requirements.

The Expedited BARCT Implementation Schedule will amend FRAQMD Rule 3.22 Stationary Internal Combustion Engines during calendar year 2020.

The AB 617 Expedited BARCT Implementation Schedule staff report is available at the FRAQMD office, on its website at or by calling (530) 634-7659.  Written comments on the proposed schedule will be accepted until 5:00 pm on December 26, 2018, and should be addressed to: Christopher Brown, APCO, FRAQMD, 541 Washington Avenue, Yuba City, CA 95991 or sent by email to (redacted)

Expedited BARCT Schedule.pdf