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Air PBR 106.245: Ethyl Alcohol Facilities

Ethyl alcohol (ethanol) production facilities having a capacity of less than 200 gallons of ethanol are permitted by rule if they meet the conditions stated in 30 TAC Sections 106.4 and 106.245. No registration or fee is required. Record-keeping requirements are discussed.

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Ethyl alcohol (ethanol) production facilities are permitted by rule if they meet the conditions stated in Title 30, Texas Administrative Code (30 TAC), Section 106.245Exit the TCEQ as well as the general conditions in 30 TAC Section 106.4Exit the TCEQ.

To find out whether your facility meets the general conditions stated in Section 106.4, complete our PBR Applicability Checklist, TCEQ Form - 10149.

If your facility cannot comply with these conditions, see Types of New Source Review Authorizations for other options.


This permit by rule (PBR) does not require you to register or pay a fee.

Record Keeping

Under 30 TAC Section 106.8Exit the TCEQ, your records must identify the rules under which your facility is operating and demonstrate compliance for a rolling 12-month period. Be sure you keep at least these records:

These records must be kept on site and readily available on request for inspection by the TCEQ or any air pollution control program that has jurisdiction. If you have questions about the type of records you should keep, contact the Air Program in the TCEQ regional office that serves your county.

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