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Controlling NOx Emissions from Adipic Acid Manufacturing

Rules in Title 30, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 117 for controlling emissions of nitrogen oxides from adipic acid production units. These rules are part of the State Implementation Plan strategy to meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ozone.

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Rule Citation

30 TAC Chapter 117, Subchapter F, Division 1 Exit the TCEQ

Description of Rules

  • Limit NOx emissions from the absorber of any adipic acid production unit to 2.5 pounds per ton of adipic acid produced on a 24-hour rolling average.
  • Include monitoring, reporting, record-keeping, and testing requirements.
  • Require submission of a control plan.

History of Rules

The Chapter 117 rule history for adipic acid manufacturing discusses revisions to the rules, including the rule proposal and adoption, the associated State Implementation Plan revision, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approval.

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