Air Compliance Investigations Team
Air compliance investigations are performed to inspect local businesses and industrial facilities to ensure compliance. Common examples of facilities inspected include: gas stations, used car lots, large industrial plants, and other facilities that operate using specific electrical utilities, chemical solvents and other hazardous chemicals that may be emitted into the air. The city investigates citizen concerns and reviews federal/state permitting issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
Complaints/concerns from residents
Response to resident concerns are a priority. Complaints or concerns for outdoor air pollution received from residents are investigated. Commonly reported examples are: odor, alleged health impacts, dark-colored smoke and excessive airborne dust.
Inspections are performed at:
- New Source Review (NSR) Permitted Facilities
- Non-Major Sources
- Petroleum Storage Tank (PST) Facilities
Air permit reviews
All TCEQ-permitting facilities in the City of Fort Worth are reviewed by the City of Fort Worth and TCEQ.