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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 106PERMITS BY RULE
SUBCHAPTER PPLANT OPERATIONS
RULE §106.373Refrigeration Systems

Refrigeration systems, including storage tanks used in refrigeration systems, that use one of the following categories of refrigerant are permitted by rule:

  (1) simple asphyxiants limited to argon, carbon dioxide, ethane, helium, hydrogen, methane, neon, nitrogen, propane, propylene, or liquefied natural gas; or

  (2) any other chemical, excluding anhydrous ammonia, with a short-term effects screening level (ESL) published in the commission's ESL list greater than 150 µg/m3 ;

  (3) anhydrous ammonia (ammonia) provided:

    (A) the facility is registered with the commission's Office of Permitting, Remediation, and Registration in Austin using Form PI-7; and

    (B) the system is maintained in good working order and such that ammonia leaks are not detectable beyond the operator's property line.


Source Note: The provisions of this §106.373 adopted to be effective March 14, 1997, 22 TexReg 2439; amended to be effective July 8, 1998, 23 TexReg 6966; amended to be effective September 4, 2000, 25 TexReg 8653

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