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Asphalt Plants

Asphalt plants may be eligible for a general permit if they only perform asphalt production and the only sources of emissions, besides exempt equipment, are:

  • systems for receiving, crushing, screening, handling, storing, weighing, drying, and transferring aggregate (virgin and non-virgin);
  • systems for receiving, storing, and transferring asphalt cement;
  • systems for mixing aggregate with asphalt cement;
  • systems for the storing and dispensing of asphalt;
  • asphalt cement and fuel storage tanks;
  • auxiliary heaters (including hot oil heaters); and
  • associated emission control systems.

Criteria

  • The facility is limited to hot mix asphaltic concrete production or other DOT approved methods as allowed in the permit
  • The maximum size for a single auxiliary heater (including hot oil heaters) is limited to less than 10 million BTU/hr rated input capacity.
  • All fuel fired sources at the facility are limited to using natural gas, propane, liquefied petroleum gas, fuel oil and/or recycled oil (with written approval from the Department) as fuel.
  • The emissions from all batch mix plants (pug mills) must be ducted to the dust control system and baghouse

Interactive Map of Asphalt Plants

Application/Forms:

Emissions/ Reporting Tools:

Guidance:

Copy of the Permits:

**Note that these copies are provided for use by facilities that have already been granted coverage by the Bureau. Download and use of these permits does not constitute coverage.**

For more information please contact your permit writer or Air’s Permitting Division