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Controlling VOC Emissions from Surface Coating Processes

Rules in Title 30, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 115 for controlling emissions of volatile organic compounds from surface coating. These rules are part of the State Implementation Plan strategy to meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ozone.

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Rule Citation

30 TAC Chapter 115, Subchapter E, Division 2 and Division 5

Description of Rules

  • Limit the VOC content of coatings applied to various substrates.
  • Specify application methods.
  • Require implementing work practices.
  • Include testing, monitoring, and recordkeeping requirements.
  • The Division 2 rules apply to all surface coating processes except those specified in the Division 5 rules.

Rule History

The Chapter 115 rule history discusses revisions to the rules, including their proposal and adoption, the associated State Implementation Plan revision, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approval.

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