Air PBR 106.143: Wet Sand and Gravel Production
Any wet sand and gravel production facility that obtains its material from subterranean and subaqueous beds where the deposits of sand and gravel are consolidated granular materials resulting from natural disintegration of rock and stone and whose production rate is 500 tons per hour or less is permitted by rule if it meets the conditions stated in Title 30, Texas Administrative Code (30 TAC), Section 106.143 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.
Be sure your facility does not exceed the emission limits of 25 tons of particulate matter per year as stated in Section 106.4. If you cannot comply with this limit, 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 106.143
- 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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