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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 106PERMITS BY RULE
SUBCHAPTER GCOMBUSTION
RULE §106.181Used-Oil Combustion Units

Small boilers and heaters burning used oil that has not been mixed with hazardous waste are permitted by rule provided that all of the following conditions are met:

  (1) the combustion unit or combination of combustion units at the same account have a maximum capacity of 1.0 million Btu per hour (MMBtu/hr) and each individual combustion unit is not greater than 0.5 MMBtu/hr;

  (2) the combustion gases from the combustion unit(s) are vented to the ambient air in accordance with the following requirements:

    (A) through an unobstructed vent; or

    (B) through a vertical vent with a cap; and

      (i) a flat roof, through a minimum of a three-foot stack; or

      (ii) a sloped roof, through a stack that is at least three feet higher than the highest point on the roof or three feet higher than a point extending ten feet horizontally from the roof; and

  (3) the combustion unit(s) burns only used oil the owner or operator generates on-site or used oil received from household do-it-yourself used oil generators.


Source Note: The provisions of this §106.181 adopted to be effective December 27, 1996, 21 TexReg 12123; amended to be effective September 4, 2000, 25 TexReg 8653; amended to be effective November 1, 2001, 26 TexReg 8518

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