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BACT / TBACT Workbook

View the BACT/TBACT Workbook, a resource for guiding permit applicants and Air District staff through one step of the New Source Review permitting process.

The Air District’s Best Available Control Technology and Best Available Control Technology for Toxics Workbook (PDF) is designed to provide guidance on the BACT and TBACT requirements for commonly permitted sources subject to New Source Review in the Bay Area.  Each source subject to these requirements in analyzed on a “case by case” basis to determine compliance with these requirements and not all cases are covered by the guidance.

This workbook serves as a guide for permit applicants, Air District engineers, and others interested in understanding emissions limits, control devices, and techniques needed to meet the BACT New Source Review Rule and TBACT New Source Review of Toxic Air Contaminants Rule.

Section 4: Organic Liquid Storage Tanks

Orgainc Liquid Storage Tanks

Storage Tanks (20,000 gallons or greater)
Storage Tanks < 20,000 gallon capacity

Section 5: Coating Sources

Aerospace Assembly & Component Coating Ops.

Spray Booth - Coating of Aerospace Components

Spray Booth - Coating of Flatwood Paneling & Wood Flat Stock

Metal Container, Closure, and Coil Coating

Misc. Metal Parts and Products coating

Spray Booth - Coating of Misc. Metal Parts and Products

Misc. Solvent & Surface Coating Operations

Flow Coater, Dip Tank and Roller Coater


Motor Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Coating

Spray Booth - Coating of Motor Vehicle & Mobile Equipment,Rework or Bodyshop

Section 7: Electronic and Semiconductor Industry

Circuit Board Manufacturing

Electronic Assembly & Wave Soldering Operations

Flexible and Rigid Disk Manufacturing

Magnetic Media Manufacturing - Disc Coating, Oxide
Magnetic Media Manufacturing - Disc Coating, Lubricant
Magnetic Media Manufacturing - Disc Polishing/Texturing

Semiconductor Manufacturing Operations

Section 9: Soil/Water Remediation Sources


Soil Vapor Extraction

Section 10: Toxic Sources

Chrome Plating

Section 11: Miscellaneous Sources

Abrasive Blasting

Coffee Roaster


Crushing and Grinding

Concrete Batch Plant


Nicholas Maiden
Manager, Engineering


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Last Updated: 5/22/2015