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Non-Rule Air Quality Standard Permit for Marine Loading Operations

Describes how marine loading operations (MLO) may be authorized by a standard permit and provides links to the forms needed to get authorized.

The application/pdfnon-rule Air Quality Standard Permit for MLO is authorized under Title 30, Texas Administrative Code Chapter 116, Subchapter FExit the TCEQ,Standard Permits, and the Texas Health and Safety Code, Section 382.05195Exit the TCEQ, Standard Permit, which authorizes TCEQ to issue this standard permit for many similar facilities.

Does Your Facility Qualify for This Standard Permit?

To determine whether your facility qualifies for this standard permit, the following must be met:

  • All sources authorized under the Marine Loading Standard Permit must operate independently of other equipment at the site.
  • Each authorized air contaminant’s effects screening level can be obtained from the Toxicity Factor Database.
  • All facilities must be operated at least 25 feet from any property line.

If your site meets the above screening criteria:

  • Review the application/pdfstandard permit and its criteria for your situation.
  • If your facility complies with all requirements of the standard permit, you may claim this standard permit.

If the MLO cannot meet the conditions of this standard permit, you may qualify for other permitting options. To review your options, see Types of New Source Review Authorizations.

To Claim This Standard Permit

Additional Information

  • application/pdfTechnical Summary: A background document that summarizes the applicability, general and operational requirements, protectiveness review, public notice and response to comments, and the statutory authority.

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If you have questions about this or any other standard permit, contact us.