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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 106PERMITS BY RULE
SUBCHAPTER EAGGREGATE AND PAVEMENT
RULE §106.144Bulk Mineral Handling

All bulk mineral product (except asbestos) handling facilities that operate in compliance with the following conditions of this section are permitted by rule.

  (1) All material shall be transported in a closed conveying system and all exhaust air to the atmosphere shall be vented through a fabric filter having a maximum filtering velocity of 4.0 feet per minute (ft/min) with mechanical cleaning or 7.0 ft/min with automatic air cleaning.

  (2) All permanent in-plant roads and vehicle work areas shall be watered, treated with dust-suppressant chemicals, oiled, or paved and cleaned as necessary to achieve maximum control of dust emissions.

  (3) The facility (including associated stationary equipment and stockpiles) shall be located at least 300 feet from any recreational area, school, residence, or other structure not occupied or used solely by the owner of the property upon which the facility is located.

  (4) Before construction begins, written site approval must be received from the executive director and the facility shall be registered with the commission's Office of Permitting, Remediation, and Registration in Austin using Form PI-7.


Source Note: The provisions of this §106.144 adopted to be effective March 14, 1997, 22 TexReg 2439; amended to be effective September 4, 2000, 25 TexReg 8653

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