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Stakeholder Group: Emissions Banking and Trading

Information about this open-participation group that discusses issues related to the Emissions Banking and Trading Programs in Title 30 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 101, Subchapter H.

 

About the Emissions Banking and Trading Stakeholder Group

The Emissions Banking and Trading Stakeholder Group is an open-participation stakeholder group; therefore, anyone who wishes to join the group may attend the meetings. The goal of the group is to seek stakeholder input on issues related to the Emissions Banking and Trading Programs in 30 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 101, Subchapter H Exit the TCEQ

Schedule of Future Meetings

Meetings have been scheduled to discuss and seek input on issues for consideration during upcoming revisions to the Emissions Banking and Trading (EBT) rules in 30 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 101, Subchapter H, Divisions 1 and 4. The meetings will focus specifically on potential rule amendments regarding the generation and use of emission credits from area and mobile sources.

The meetings are open to the public and anyone interested may attend. Meetings are scheduled for:

  • Houston: July 20, 2016, 2:00 pm, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Auditorium, 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX 77007;
  • Dallas-Fort Worth: July 21, 2016, 2:00 pm, The Regional Forum Room at North Central Texas Council of Governments, 616 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, TX 76011; and
  • Austin: July 25, 2016, 9:30 am, TCEQ Headquarters, Building F, Room 2210, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Austin, TX 78753.

The current EBT rules allow an area or mobile source to generate emission reduction credits (ERCs) from emission reductions that are demonstrated to be real, quantifiable, permanent, enforceable, and surplus to the state implantation plan (SIP) and all applicable rules, and discrete emission reduction credits (DERCs) from reductions that are real, quantifiable, and surplus to the SIP and all applicable rules. To address implementation issues associated with generation and use of area and mobile credits and how the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Federal Clean Air Act (FCAA) requirements are met, the TCEQ is considering potential new requirements related to:

  • the types of sources that would be eligible to generate credits;
  • the quantity of credits that could be generated by area and mobile sources;
  • the timeframe for credit generation; and
  • recordkeeping and reporting.

For more information about these meetings, contact Guy.Hoffman@tceq.texas.gov or Daphne.McMurrer@tceq.texas.gov.

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Minutes and Agendas of Past Meetings

July 20 - 25, 2016

February 27, 2014 – March 5, 2014

December 12, 2011

 January 4, 2006

February 25, 2004

March 13, 2002

February 27, 2002

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Members

The Emissions Banking and Trading Stakeholder Group is an open-participation group; therefore, anyone who wishes to join the group may attend the meetings. The Emissions Banking and Trading Stakeholder Group Member List includes attendees from past meetings.

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Contact Information

  • Sign up to receive e-mail updates on information related to Emissions Banking and Trading. Select Emissions Banking and Trading (EBT) Program under the Air Quality heading.
  • For more information, or to suggest topics for future meetings, please contact Lindley Anderson of the Air Quality Planning Section at 512-239-0003 or send an e-mail to ebt@tceq.texas.gov with "Emissions Banking and Trading Stakeholder Group" in the subject line.

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