BACT Guidelines

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BACT Scientific Review Committee Meeting

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 10:00am-12noon
SCAQMD Headquarters
21865 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar CA
Conference Room GB

Best Available Control Technology Scientific Review Committee meeting has been scheduled to discuss Proposed Updates to the BACT Guidelines.

The Agenda is available here.

Teleconference Locations

San Diego County Air Pollution Control District
Region 9 U.S. EPA Headquarters
California Air Resources Board

 Please refer to Agenda for location addresses. 

Best Available Control Technology Guidelines

The BACT Guidelines consist of the following elements:

  • Overview (PDF, 557kb)
  • PART A: POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR MAJOR POLLUTING FACILITIES (PDF, 557kb)

    Part A of the BACT Guidelines explains what BACT is, why it is required, when it is required, and how it is determined for major polluting facilities. Persons who want to learn about BACT and the BACT process for major polluting facilities should start by reading Part A.

  • PART B: LAER/BACT DETERMINATIONS FOR MAJOR POLLUTING FACILITIES

    The current Part B began in March 1999 with listings for only boilers, degreasers, and spray booths. As new permits are issued, they will be added to the current Part B, which includes three sections:

  • PART C: POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR NON-MAJOR POLLUTING FACILITIES (PDF, 557kb)

    Part C of the BACT Guidelines explains what BACT is, why it is required, when it is required, and how it is determined for non-major polluting facilities. Persons who want to learn about BACT and the BACT process for non-major polluting facilities should start by reading Part C.

  • PART D: BACT GUIDELINES FOR NON-MAJOR POLLUTING FACILITIES (PDF, 743kb)
    Part D of the BACT Guidelines provides the BACT requirements for more than 100 different categories of equipment. 

 


 

If you have any questions, comments, or wish to receive documents, please contact: BACT_Team@aqmd.gov

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