Texas Air Permitting regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Texas Air Permitting: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Construction permits: 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 106, 30 TAC 116.10 to 116.176, and 30 TAC 116.310 to 116.760

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Definitions: 30 TAC 101.1 and 30 TAC 116.10

De minimis sources: 30 TAC 116.119

Permits-by-rule (PBR): 30 TAC 106

Registration of emissions: 30 TAC 106.6

New Source Review (NSR) permits: 30 TAC 116.110 to 116.137

Standard permits: 30 TAC 116.601 to 116.620

Flexible permits: 30 TAC 116.710 to 116.760

Permit renewals: 30 TAC 116.310 to 116.315

Major source construction permits:

Nonattainment NSR: 30 TAC 116.150, 30 TAC 116.151, 30 TAC 116.170 to 116.176, and 30 TAC 116.180 to 116.198

Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD): 30 TAC 116.160 to 116.163 and 30 TAC 116.180 to 116.198

Major source operating permits: 30 TAC 122

Title V: 30 TAC 122.110 to 122.360 and 30 TAC 122.602 to 122.606

Synthetic minor: 30 TAC 122.122

Other state permits:

General operating permits: 30 TAC 122.501 to 122.510

Grandfathered sources: 30 TAC 116.770 to 116.870

Electric generating facilities (EGFs): 30 TAC 116.910 to 116.931

Multiple plant permits: 30 TAC 116.1010 to 116.1070

Other permitting considerations:

Fees: 30 TAC 106.50, 30 TAC 116.140 to 116.143, 30 TAC 116.614, 30 TAC 116.750, 30 TAC 116.785, 30 TAC 116.798, 30 TAC 116.850, 30 TAC 116.926, and 30 TAC 116.1050

Emissions inventory: 30 TAC 101.10

Start-up, shutdown, and maintenance: 30 TAC 101.1, 30 TAC 101.201, and 30 TAC 101.211

Regulatory Agencies

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Office of Permitting and Registration

Local Air Pollution Control Agencies

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

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