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Best Available Control Technology BACT and Air Permitting

Guidelines for determining what BACT is for any one situation. How to have a new process or piece of equipment studied to determine whether it is BACT.

BACT Guidelines

Guidelines for determining best available control technology are in the Air Pollution Control Guidance Document.

BACT Guidelines for Combustion Sources

Guidelines for determining best available control technology for facilities that are sources of emissions due to combustion.

BACT Guidelines for Mechanical, Agricultural and Construction

Sources Guidelines for determining best available control technology for facilities and activities in which emissions are produced through mechanical processes.

BACT Guidelines for Coatings Sources

Guidelines for determining best available control technology for facilities and activities associated with coating processes.

BACT Guidelines for Chemical Sources

Guidelines for determining best available control technology for chemical facilities and associated activities.

BACT for the Semiconductor Industry

Guidelines for the Semiconductor Industry This table provides information regarding Threshold Limits.

BACT Current Policy and Guidance Memos

Memos for Best Available Control Technology Memos from TCEQ staff with guidance of current significance to BACT for air emissions.

BACT Historical Policy and Guidance Memos

Historical policy and guidance memos about Best Available Control Technology.

Design Criteria

Variability of compounds and low concentrations in emission stream information

Reliability

Information regarding the reliability number of hours per year that a control device is expected to operate.

Removal Mechanism

Includes information regarding method of control normally encountered with each emission stream.

Threshold Limit

The threshold limit is the annual emission rate above which a company may need additional controls or review.