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Accelerated Purchase of Tier 2/3 Off-Road Diesel Equipment (Repealed)

Information and links to documents about the regulation to require the accelerated purchase of Tier 2/3 diesel off-road equipment.

Accelerated purchase of Tier 2/3 diesel off-road equipment was an enforceable control strategy under Texas’ State Implementation Plan (SIP). In September of 2001, this rule was repealed and replaced by the Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP). This page provides information on this repealed control strategy.

Background

Areas affected: Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Dallas-Fort Worth
Source type: Off-road mobile source
Emissions targeted: Nitrogen oxides (NOX)

Description: On December 6, 2000, the TCEQ adopted a rule to implement an accelerated purchase program requiring owners or operators of diesel-powered construction, industrial, commercial, and lawn and garden equipment rated at 50 horsepower and greater to replace their affected equipment with newer Tier 2 and Tier 3 equipment.

In September of 2001, this rule was repealed and replaced by the Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP).

Related Rules and Associated SIP Revisions

These files are available in PDF (PDF Help).

Rule Repeal Project No. 2001-025b-114-AI (08/22/2001)

Rule Adoption Project No. 2000-011c-114-AI (12/06/2000)

Rule Adoption Project No. 1999-055h-114-AI (04/19/2000)

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For more information regarding this rule please e-mail siprules@tceq.texas.gov