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Concrete Batch Plants: Compliance Resources

Compliance tools for concrete batch plants in Texas.


  • Permits by Rule - If you operate under a former standard exemption/permit by rule, you may continue to do so if:
      • you do not increase production
      • your plant’s emission characteristics do not change
      • you make no equipment modifications.
  • 2012 Standard Permit for Concrete Batch Plants - The air quality standard permit amendment for concrete batch plants became effective on December 21, 2012. This requires you to:
      • comply with the updated 2006 AP-42 emission factors
      • meet engine authorization requirements
      • utilize up-to-date filters
      • maintain record-keeping requirements.
    • Review the amended standard permit and entire summary and analysis of comments. Microsoft Word Document Adobe Acrobat PDF Document
    • Complete the concrete batch plant checklist to make sure that your plant complies with the relevant conditions of this standard permit.
  • Nonattainment Areas: Engine Requirements
    • State Requirements:
    • Federal Requirements:
      • 40 CFR 60 Subpart IIII: Exit the TCEQ Standards of Performance for Stationary Compression Ignition Internal Combustion Engines.
      • 40 CFR 63 Subpart ZZZZ: Exit the TCEQ National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Stationary Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines.



Compliance Tools

Where can I find more information and assistance?

The TCEQ's Small Business and Local Government Assistance Section offers free, confidential help to small businesses and local governments working to comply with state environmental regulations. Call us at 800-447-2827 or visit our Web page at TexasEnviroHelp.org.