Regulations Applicable to Air Quality
Code TX Citation FED Citation UTA Policy Name of Regulation Description of Regulation Task Definition Contact Person Trigger Date Deadline Date
AQ -1 30 TAC 106 CAA Title I Sec 111   Permit by Rule Identifies certain types of facilities or changes within facilities which the TCEQ has determined will not make a significant contribution of air contaminants to the atmosphere.
Permits must be applied for, approved and received before commencing any work on UTA campus. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ongoing
AQ - 2 30 TAC 101.10 NAAQS   General Air Quality Rules This rule encourages and provides incentives for voluntary monitoring of components (voluntary leak detection program) and details emissions inventory requirements in compliance with EPA standards.

The NAAQS shall be enforced on campus and all emission events shall be reported to the appropriate agency as soon as practicable but not later than 24 hrs after the discovery of an emission event. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ongoing
AQ - 3 30 TAC 111.111 Particulate Matter   Control of Air pollution from visible emissions and particulate matter Visible emissions from stationery vents e.g stacks shall not exceed an opacity of 30% averaged over a 6 minute period and burning of wastes in incinerators shall follow all appropriate conditions. Appropriate measures shall be taken to prevent air pollution from PM during construction events on campus. Some of these measures includes enclosures of work areas and the use of water to control/prevent airborne PM. Personnels shall also be trained to read opacity from visible emissions. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ongoing
AQ - 4 30 TAC 106.183 40 CFR 60.42b   Sulfur from combustion units Fuel sulfur limits for boilers and incinerators Continous SO2 monitoring systems shall be installed on all fossil fuel fired steam generators as a pollutant control equipment. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ongoing
AQ - 5 30 TAC 111 40 CFR 60.11 (e)(5)   Visible emissions (opacity) Visible emissions emanating from a stack A personnel will be trained to measure plume opacity with the naked eye or with the aid of devices approved by the Department.
A person may not permit the operation of a coke oven battery in a manner that visible fugitive air contaminants are emitted in excess of the emissions allowed.
Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing 18 months after the effective date of the listing of any source identified in subsection
AQ - 6 40 CFR 61 subpart M 40 CFR Part 61 and 40 CFR Part 63   National emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) (asbestos) National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS) are stationary source standards for hazardous air pollutants which are designated to the state agencies. NESHAPs regulate 7 hazardous air pollutants which require application of technology based emissions standards referred to as Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) which UTA shall adopt. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ninety days after the effective date of any standard, no owner or operator shall operate any existing source subject to that standard in violation of the standard, except under a waiver granted by the Administrator under this part or under an exemption granted by the President under section 112(c)(2) of the Act.
AQ - 7   40 CFR 61 subpart M   Federal asbestos regulations Adoption of federal asbestos regulations A specific individual must be designated to be responsible for the developing and implementation of a campus-wide comprehensive asbestos management program. This individual must be trained and provided top-down management support. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ongoing
AQ - 8 30 TAC 106 Title V S/C11es 504   Source/facility permitting Requirements for new source plan approval/operating permit, Title V facility permitting, and general permits Permits must be applied for, approved and received before commencing any work on UTA campus inorder to ensure that new sources conform to applicable air quality standards. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing New facilities apply 12 months before getting the status. Renewing must be done 6 months before expiring date.
AQ - 9 30 TAC 111.201 SUB B111.201-221   Open burning Air quality regulations pertaining to open burning Burning activities on campus shall be conducted in compliance with the appropriate meteorological and timing considerations only after the notifying the EHS department. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager The land should be registered 15 working days before burning+H6 with USGS. Ongoing
AQ - 10 30 TAC 115.420 73 FR 8408,1738,52957   Control of Air pollution from Volatile Organic Compounds Solvent using processes like spray booths, paint spray guns, VOC limits for coatings No person shall allow emissions from surface coating processes on campus to exceed the specified emission limits and good housekeeping practiced at all times. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ongoing
AQ - 11 30 TAC 115.221 Stage II Vapor Recovery   Vapor controls for gasoline storage tanks (vehicle fleets). Stage I controls The purpose of Stage I Vapor Recovery Systems at gasoline dispensing facilities ("GDFs") is to route gasoline vapors into the tanker truck without releasing them into the atmosphere. A vapor control system which reduces the emissions of VOC to the atmosphere shall be installed at all gas dispensing facilities. Each gas dispensing facility shall be inspected annually to ensure compliance with TCEQ regulations. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager The Stage II registration form must be completed and returned to the EPA within 30 days after the facility has completely installed and tested the Stage II Vapor Recovery System. H16 Ongoing
AQ - 12 30 TAC 106.454 CAA Title I Sec 112   Degreasing Units Regulations for certain type and size of solvent degreasing Units All degreasing unit operational on campus shall satisfy all the conditions as permitted by rule.
A permanent and conspicuous label summarizing proper operating procedures to minimize emissions shall be posted on or near the degreaser and waste solvent from all degreasing operations shall be stored in covered containers until removed by the EHS dept.
Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ongoing
AQ - 13   40 CFR 63 subpart T   Federal air toxics degreaser regulations National Emissions Standard for Halogenated Solvent Cleaning All procedures pertaining to halogenated cleaning shall be followed.
Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ongoing
AQ - 14 30 TAC 115.510 Use of cutback asphalts   Cutback asphalt use restrictions Restrictions for road maintenance using cutback asphalt Because of the VOC's used in cutback asphalt, it's use is limited unless exempted. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ongoing
AQ - 16 TX 117.540 40 CFR 51.912   Reasonably available control technology (RACT) Control technology for large boilers located in areas that are in non attainment for national ambient air quality standards Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) is a pollution control standard used to determine what air pollution control technology will be used to control a specific pollutant to a specified limit. The appropriate RACT shall be used on all boilers. Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager By October 31, 2005, and each year thereafter, the owner or operator of the boiler shall calculate the difference between the actual emissions from the unit for the period from May 1 through September 30 and the allowable emissions for that period. Ongoing
AQ - 17 30 TAC 101.10 TX 101.10   Emissions inventory Requirements Statewide annual emissions inventory update An annual emissions inventory of all criteria and hazardous pollutants shall be updated and submitted to the commission at the end of every calendar year.
Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ongoing
AQ - 18   40 CFR 60 subpart Ea, Eb, Ec, Ce   Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources and Emissions Guidelines for Existing Sources: Hospital/ Medical/ Infectious Waste Incinerators Federal incinerator regulations UT Arlington contracts out all medical/ hazardous waste generated on campus to a third party but at the same thing monitors that the waste reaches the final disposal facility.
Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Not to exceed 720 hours operating time for treatment of hazardous waste.
AQ - 19   40 CFR 82   Federal regulations for the protection of stratospheric ozone Federal regulations for the protection of stratospheric ozone The EHS shall at all times promote practices on campus that will adhere to the federal government regulations on the protection of stratospheric ozone.
Chemical Safety Specialist; Environmental Manager Ongoing Ongoing