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Controlling Sulfur Dioxide Pollution

Rules in Title 30, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 112 that are part of the State Implementation Plan strategy to meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for sulfur dioxide.

Areas Affected

The rules apply statewide.

Rule Citation

30 TAC Chapter 112, Subchapter A Exit the TCEQ

Description of Rules

  • The rules limit net ground-level concentrations of sulfur dioxide (SO2).
  • The rules also set allowable SO2 emission rates for:
    • sulfuric acid plants
    • sulfur-recovery plants
    • steam generators fired by solid fossil fuels
    • combustion of liquid fuel
    • nonferrous-smelter processes
  • The rules contain associated compliance, reporting, and record-keeping requirements for affected sources.

Rule History

The Chapter 112 rule history discusses revisions to the rules, including their proposal and adoption, the associated State Implementation Plan revision, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approval.

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