§ 52.2303 Significant deterioration of air quality.  


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  • (a) The plan submitted by Texas is approved as meeting the requirements of part C, Clean Air Act for preventing significant deterioration of air quality. The plan consists of the following:

    (1) Prevention of significant deterioration plan requirements as follows:

    (i) December 11, 1985 (as adopted by the Texas Air Control Board (TACB) on July 26, 1985).

    (ii) October 26, 1987 (as revised by TACB on July 17, 1987).

    (iii) September 29, 1988 (as revised by TACB on July 15, 1988).

    (iv) February 18, 1991 (as revised by TACB on December 14, 1990).

    (v) May 13, 1992 (as revised by TACB on May 8, 1992).

    (vi) August 31, 1993 (as recodified, revised and adopted by TACB on August 16, 1993).

    (vii) July 12, 1995 (as revised by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC) on March 1, 1995) containing revisions to chapter 116—Control of Air Pollution for New Construction or Modification, sections 116.10, 116.141 and 116.160-116.163.

    (viii) July 22, 1998 (as revised by TNRCC on June 17, 1998) containing revisions to chapter 116—Control of Air Pollution for New Construction or Modification, sections 116.160 and 116.161.

    (ix) September 16, 2002 (as revised by TNRCC on October 10, 2001) containing revisions to chapter 116—Control of Air Pollution for New Construction or Modification, sections 116.160 and 116.162.

    (x) June 30, 2014 (as revised by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on April 20, 2011 and submitted on May 19, 2011) to address PSD permitting requirements for PM2.5 promulgated by EPA on May 16, 2008, October 20, 2010, and December 9, 2013.

    (xi) November 10, 2014 (as revised by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on March 24, 2014, and submitted on April 16, 2014, and further clarified in letters dated December 2, 2013, January 13, 2014, and May 30, 2014) to address PSD permitting requirements of GHG emissions for major sources and modifications required to obtain PSD permits because of emissions of pollutants other than GHGs promulgated by EPA on June 3, 2010.

    (2) The Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Supplement document, submitted October 26, 1987 (as adopted by the TACB on July 17, 1987) and revised on July 2, 2010, to remove paragraphs (7)(a) and (7)(b). See EPA's final approval action on January 6, 2014.

    (3) Revision to General Rules, Rule 101.20(3), submitted December 11, 1985 (as adopted by TACB on July 26, 1985).

    (b) The plan approval is partially based on commitment letters provided by the Executive Director of the Texas Air Control Board, dated September 5, 1989 and April 17, 1992.

    (c) The requirements of section 160 through 165 of the Clean Air Act are not met for federally designated Indian lands. Therefore, the provisions of §52.21 except paragraph (a)(1) are hereby adopted and made a part of the applicable implementation plan and are applicable to sources located on land under the control of Indian governing bodies.

    [57 FR 28098, June 24, 1992, as amended at 59 FR 46557, Sept. 9, 1994; 62 FR 44088, Aug. 19, 1997; 68 FR 11324, Mar. 10, 2003; 68 FR 74490, Dec. 24, 2003; 69 FR 43755, July 22, 2004; 79 FR 31049, May 30, 2014; 79 FR 66641, Nov. 10, 2014]

[57 FR 28098, June 24, 1992, as amended at 59 FR 46557, Sept. 9, 1994; 62 FR 44088, Aug. 19, 1997; 68 FR 11324, Mar. 10, 2003; 68 FR 74490, Dec. 24, 2003; 69 FR 43755, July 22, 2004; 79 FR 31049, May 30, 2014; 79 FR 66641, Nov. 10, 2014