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Regional Air Quality Management Plan - regional rules

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Regional Air Quality Management Plan - regional rules

Updated 3 July 2015 12:59pm

There are 23 regional rules in the Regional Air Quality Management Plan regulating discharges of contaminants to air. These are listed below.

The Ministry for the Environment has set National Environmental Standards for air quality. Prohibited activities about burning specified material came into effect on 8 October 2004.

The rules are as follows:

  • Rule 1 Agrichemical spray and powder application (land based)
  • Rule 2 Agrichemical spray and powder application (aerial application)
  • Rule 3 Fumigation
  • Rule 4 Agricultural effluent and other on-farm processes
  • Rule 5 Processing of animal and plant matter
  • Rule 6 Small combustion engines, heating and electrical generation processes
  • Rule 7 Combustion engines, heating and electrical generation processes
  • Rule 8 Processing, storage and transfer and flaring of hydrocarbons and biogas
  • Rule 9 Fuel conversion processes
  • Rule 10 Mineral extraction and the sorting and storage of powdered and bulk products
  • Rule 11The drying and heating of minerals
  • Rule 12 Metal production and processing
  • Rule 13 Chemical processes
  • Rule 14 Di-isocyanate and organic plasticiser processes
  • Rule 15 Coating processes (including spray painting)
  • Rule 16 Abrasive blasting processes (mobile and stationary)
  • Rule 17 Cooling towers/ventilation
  • Rule 18 Burn-offs and burning associated with land clearance
  • Rule 19 Burning not associated with land clearance
  • Rule 20 Landfilling and composting
  • Rule 21Sewage and trade waste conveyance and treatment processes
  • Rule 22 Miscellaneous processes
  • Rule 23 General rule

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