Skip to Content
Questions or Comments:

Outdated Standard Exemptions 1 - 6, January 8, 1980

Outdated Title 30 TAC 116 Standard Exemptions organized by exemption number and date.


Clicking on a highlighted number below links you to the standard exemption.

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

1. Equipment, machines, devices, contrivances built or installed to be used at a domestic residence for domestic use.

2. Dual-chambered incinerators with a burner in the secondary chamber that maintains a temperature of 1200 degrees F or higher and with a burning capacity of less than 1000 pounds per hour for type 0, type I and type II waste only and which meet the following conditions. Types of waste are defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Field Operations and Enforcement Manual for Air Pollution Control, Volume II, APTD-1101.

  1. Operating instructions must be posted at the incinerator.
  2. Fuel shall be sweet natural gas or No. 2 fuel oil with less than 0.5% sulfur by weight.

3. Combustion units designed for comfort heating purposes employing only natural gas as a fuel.

4. Comfort air conditioning systems or comfort ventilating systems which are not designed to remove air contaminants generated by or released from specific units of equipment.

5. Electric motors, electric generators, and integral engine-generator sets designed for portable, emergency and/or standby electric power service.

6. Gas or liquid fuel fired internal combustion engines or gas turbines provided that:

  1. The total emissions of non-methane, non-ethane hydrocarbons are no more than 25 tons per year total from such engines or gas turbines on the property.
  2. The total emissions of NOx (NO plus NO2) are no more than 250 tons per year total from all such engines or gas turbines on the property.
  3. The total emissions of sulfur dioxide are no more than 25 tons per year total from all such engines or gas turbines on the property.
  4. All engine and turbine exhaust is released to the atmosphere at a height at least twice the height of surrounding obstructions to wind flow.

Questions? We Can Help

If you have questions contact us.