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Standard Permit for Concrete Batch Plants

Links to forms and guidance. Standard permit for plants that produce no more than 300 cu yd/h and no more than 6,000 cu yd/day(if a specialty plant, 30 cu yd/h) and are equipped with adequate suction shrouds and filters.

The Air Quality Standard Permit for Concrete Batch Plants is authorized under the Texas Health and Safety Code Section 382.05195 Exit the TCEQ, which authorizes the commission to issue this standard permit for many similar facilities.

Concrete Batch Plant Standard Permit Amendments Adopted

The amendments:

  • account for the 2006 AP-42 emission factors;
  • address 24-hour particulate matter less than or equal to 2.5 microns in diameter (PM2.5), as well as annual PM2.5; and
  • includes engine requirements as promulgated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

The amendments to the standard permit will be effective for standard permits issued on or after December 21, 2012.

Applicants for renewals issued in the period between December 21, 2012 and December 22, 2014 will register for the 2012 amended concrete batch plant standard permit (CBPSP), but will not be required to comply with the new CBPSP requirements until December 22, 2014.

Applicants for renewals issued after December 22, 2014 will be required to register and comply with the 2012 amended CBPSP.

Quick Screen

If your facility meets the conditions of this standard permit, you should be able to answer “Yes” to each of these questions:

  • If a batch plant, does your facility manufacture no more than 300 cubic yards of concrete per hour?
  • If a batch plant, does your facility manufacture no more than 6,000 cubic yards of concrete per day?
  • If a specialty plant, does your facility manufacture no more than 30 cubic yards of concrete per hour?
  • Does your batch plant use a suction shroud at the central mix drum or truck drop point?
  • Is the suction shroud vented to a central fabric filter baghouse with a flow rate of at least 5000 actual cubic feet per minute (acfm)?

If your facility complies:

If your planned concrete batch plant cannot meet the conditions of this standard permit, see Types of New Source Review Authorizations for other options.

To Claim This Standard Permit:

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