Best Available Control Technology (BACT)


The following documents from the April 4, 2017
BACT Scientific Review Committee meeting are available at the links below:

                                                         1. Agenda
                                                         2. Presentation
                                                         3. Handouts (with proposed BACT Determinations)

Written comments on the proposed updates to the BACT Guidelines are due by
May 4, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (PST) and may be submitted to BACT_Team.

To obtain a permit from SCAQMD, owners and/or operators of equipment that emits air contaminants may be required to comply with the new source review (NSR) requirements of SCAQMD's Regulation XIII or Rule 2005 (PDF). One possible requirement is the application of Best Available Control Technology (BACT). 

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If you have any questions or comments, please contact: BACT Team

The BACT Guidelines are in the process of periodic updates as new BACT determinations and Guidelines are established.

More Information


  •    BACT Team
       Ph: 909-396-2516
  • 909-396-2491