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Readily Available Permits: Air New Source Review

An air New Source Review application process that results in more efficient case-by-case permitting.

If your facility meets specific criteria, the TCEQ may be able to streamline your permit application. A Readily Available Permit (RAP) is a New Source Review (NSR) permit for an individual facility type based on emissions calculations, equipment variables, and site-specific parameters.

With those criteria in mind, TCEQ staff has developed a draft permit tailored to these facility types. This draft permit allows you to know what conditions will be included upfront before you submit an application, and for a traditional draft case-by-case permit to be prepared and ready for public notice almost immediately upon submittal of the application.

Note: RAPs are case-by-case permits and, as such, are subject to change based on new developments such as best available control technology (BACT), federal requirements, and published emission factors. In addition, RAPs are subject to the same public notice requirements as all NSR case-by-case permits including public comments, meetings, and hearing requests.

Readily Available Permit – Simple Cycle Turbine

This New Source Review (NSR) initial permit authorizes operations of an electric utility simple cycle turbine facility.

You may apply for this permit if your facility:

If you cannot meet the qualifying criteria, or agree with the RAP-SCT conditions, you will receive notice that the application has been voided, and you should seek a different type of authorization as appropriate. Refer to Types of Authorization for Turbines.

To Apply for the Readily Available Permit – Simple Cycle Turbine

RAP-SCT Resources

Additional Information for Turbines

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