Air PBR 106.149: Sand and Gravel Processing
Any sand and gravel production facility that obtains its material from deposits of sand and gravel consisting of natural disintegration of rock and stone is permitted by rule if it meets the conditions stated in Title 30, Texas Administrative Code (30 TAC), Section 106.149 as well as the general conditions in 30 TAC Section 106.4.
To find out whether your facility meets the general conditions stated in Section 106.4, complete our PBR Applicability Checklist, TCEQ Form - 10149.
To determine if your facility meets the specific requirements for this PBR, complete the PBR 106.148 Checklist Form TCEQ 10110
Plant must be at least 1/4 mile from the nearest:
- recreational area
- residence, other than that of the facility owner, facility operator, or site owner
- other structure, unless used by only the facility owner, facility operator, or site owner
Production rate must be 50 tons per hour or less
If your facility cannot comply with these conditions, see Types of New Source Review Authorizations for other options.
This permit by rule (PBR) does not require you to register or pay a fee.
Under 30 TAC Section 106.8, your records must identify the rules under which your facility is operating and demonstrate compliance for a rolling 12-month period. Be sure you keep at least these records:
- a copy of Section 106.4
- a copy of Section 106.149
- records documenting compliance with the above rules.
These records must be kept on site and readily available on request for inspection by the TCEQ or any air pollution control program that has jurisdiction. If you have questions about the type of records you should keep, contact the Air Program in the TCEQ regional office that serves your county.
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