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Texas SIP: 30 TAC 116.1500-116.1540: Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART)

Regulatory Text: 
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

6 Chapter 116 - Control of Air Pollution by Permits for New Construction or Modification

As adopted by TCEQ January 10, 2007, effective February 1, 2007 (6-72), submitted to EPA March 19, 2009 (TX-269) as part of the Texas Regional Haze SIP.
Approved by EPA January 5, 2016 (81 FR 00295) effective February 4, 2016 (TXd180), document EPA-R06-OAR-2014-0754 [TX166], 
Document EPA-R06-OAR-2014-0754-0002 [TX166.002-00], Attachment 1 [TX166-002-01].

NOTE: In the January 5, 2016, Federal Register amendatory language, on page 81 FR 350, the “2/25/2009” date in the “State approval/submittal date” column is the date TCEQ adopted a revision to the State Implementation Plan to address visibility impairment due to regional haze in Class I federal areas.  The revision included the BART rules in Chapter 116, Subchapter M, adopted by TCEQ January 10, 2007 (6-72). The revision was submitted to EPA as a SIP revision March 19, 2009 (TX-269, TX-270). The submittals are in the attachments to document EPA-R06-OAR-2014-0754-0002 [TX166.002-00].
§116.1500. Definitions. 6-72, TXd180
§116.1510. Applicability and Exemption Requirements. 6-72, TXd180
    Paragraph 116.1510(d) is NOT part of the approved SIP.
§116.1520. Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) Analysis. 6-72, TXd180
§116.1530. Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) Control 
Implementation. 6-72, TXd180
§116.1540. Exemption from Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) Control Implementation. 6-72, TXd180

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