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Air GOP No. 518: Air Curtain Incinerator General Operating Permit

Information and documentation pertaining to Air Curtain Incinerator General Operating Permit No. 518.

Air Curtain Incinerator General Operating Permit

The required federal operating permit for major and minor, permanent and temporary air curtain incinerators (both fireboxes and trench burners) used for the disposal of:

  • 100 percent wood waste,
  • 100 percent clean lumber, or
  • 100 percent mixture of only wood waste and/or clean lumber.

If the terms of the General Operating Permit do not fit your operations, please contact the Air Permits Division.


Hot Topic June 10, 2016: Request for Public Comments and Hearing Announcement on Air Curtain Incinerator General Operating Permit 518

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is providing an opportunity for public comment and a notice and comment hearing (hearing) on the draft Air Curtain Incinerator (ACI) General Operating Permit (GOP) Number 518. In addition to the federally required renewal, the draft GOP contains revisions based on recent federal and state rule changes, which include updates to the requirements tables; the addition of new 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 63, Subpart ZZZZ engine requirements tables; and revisions to the terms made to be consistent with other General Operating Permits. This renewal also corrects typographical errors, and updates language for administrative preferences.

Draft Air Curtain Incinerator GOP

Comments may be mailed to Ms. Becky Southard, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Office of Air, Air Permits Division, MC 163, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087. Comments may be emailed to becky.southard@tceq.texas.gov. All comments should reference the draft Air Curtain Incinerator General Operating Permit (GOP). Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on July 13, 2016.

A public hearing on the draft GOP will be held in Austin on July 7, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. in Building E, Room 201S, located at 12100 Park 35 Circle, Austin. The public hearing will be structured for the receipt of oral or written comments by interested persons. Open discussion within the audience will not occur during the hearing; however, a TCEQ staff member will be available to discuss the draft GOP 30 minutes prior to the hearing and will also be available to answer questions after the hearing.

Questions? We Can Help

If you have questions regarding the draft GOP, or the public hearing please contact Ms. Becky Southard at 512-239-1638. Si desea información en Español, puede llamar al 800-687-4040.


Permit

Application Information

  • Memo regarding voluntary early re-registration of PBR 106.496 to synchronize GOP and PBR renewal dates.
  • ACI Application Form (TCEQ Form-20410) Adobe Acrobat PDF Document
  • ACI GOP Fact Sheet Adobe Acrobat PDF Document

Ongoing Reporting

Questions? We Can Help

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