Construction Equipment Operating Restrictions (Repealed)
The construction equipment operation restriction was an enforceable control strategy under Texas’ State Implementation Plan (SIP). The rule has since been repealed. This page provides information and downloadable documents on this repealed control strategy.
Areas affected: Houston-Galveston-Brazoria (HGB), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)
Start date: April 1, 2005
End date: None
Applicability period: 6:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m., April 1 to October 31
Source type: Off-road mobile source
Emissions targeted: Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
Description: On December 6, 2000, the TCEQ adopted a rule to restrict heavy-duty diesel construction equipment rated at 50 horsepower or more from operating from 6:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m., April 1 through October 31, beginning April 1, 2005.
In September 2001, this rule was repealed and replaced by the Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP).
|Title||Date||Log Number||Associated SIP||WP|
|Repeal||Aug 22, 2001||2001-025a-114-AI||DFW SIP Aug 2001|
|Proposal||June 22, 2001||2001-025a-114-AI||DFW SIP Aug 2001|
|Adoption||Dec 6, 2000||2000-011B-114-AI||HGB SIP Dec 2000|
|Proposal||Aug 9, 2000||2000-011B-114-AI||HGB SIP Dec 2000|
|Adoption||Apr 19, 2000||1999-055J-114-AI||DFW SIP Apr 2000|
|Proposal||Dec 16, 1999||1999-055J-114-AI||DFW SIP Apr 2000|
Air Quality Planning Section, TCEQ