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31.3.7.1
The storage and processing of wood chips, hogged material, fines, compost, and raw products produced from yard waste recycling facilities shall comply with 31.3.6 and 31.3.7.
31.3.7.2
When not protected by a fixed fire-extinguishing system in accordance with Chapter 13, piles shall not exceed 25 ft (7.6 m) in height, 150 ft (45 m) in width, and 250 ft (76.2 m) in length.
31.3.7.3 Static Pile Protection
31.3.7.3.1
Static piles shall be monitored by an approved means to measure temperatures within the piles.
31.3.7.3.2
Internal pile temperatures shall be recorded weekly.
31.3.7.3.3
Records shall be kept on file at the facility and made available for inspection.
31.3.7.3.4
The facility shall have an operational plan indicating procedures and schedules for the inspection, monitoring, and restricting of excessive internal temperatures in static piles.
31.3.7.4 Fire Protection
31.3.7.4.1
Conveyor tunnels and combustible enclosures that pass under a pile shall be protected with automatic sprinklers complying with Section 13.3.
31.3.7.4.2
Combustible or enclosed conveyor systems shall be protected with automatic sprinklers complying with Section 13.3.

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