Industrial and Hazardous Waste
Effective Sept. 1, 2012, the TCEQ redefined delinquent accounts to include those entities or people** who owe at least $25 in delinquent penalties or fees. The previous threshold for delinquency was $200. This new $25 threshold is the same amount used by us to place an entity on Warrant Hold with the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
Requirements for those who generate or manage hazardous waste in Texas.
Topics Under this Category
Provides guidance on whether a generated solid waste activity is required to be permitted.
Financial assurance requirements and contact information pertaining to industrial solid waste facilities.
Activities that are exempt from permitting but trigger a requirement to notify TCEQ at least 90 days before beginning the activity.
Contact information for the TCEQ Industrial and Hazardous Waste Permits programs.
How to use the TCEQ Central Registry to obtain information about registrations, permits, and activities related to industrial or hazardous waste management in Texas.
Explains the role of TCEQ staff in the Industrial and Hazardous Waste Registration and Reporting Program. Links to relevant guidance documents.
What is the Industrial and Hazardous Waste Registration and Reporting Program? Do the rules apply to you?
Streamlined universal waste regulations promote environmentally sound collection practices and increase the proper recycling or treatment of such wastes. Universal waste includes: batteries, some pesticides, mercury-containing thermostats, paint and paint-related waste, and lamps (bulbs).
Information on how to update a Notice of Registration using Parts II and III of the Notification for Hazardous or Industrial Management Form.
Information on how to register for a temporary Texas registration number, temporary EPA ID number and temporary Texas waste code for a one-time shipment of waste.
Information providing guidance as to whether you need an IHW registration number or IHW permit number through TCEQ.
Current plan detailing state requirements for the management of waste under the Industrial and Hazardous Waste and Underground Injection Control programs, submitted to EPA for approval each fiscal year.
Contact information for the IHW Registration and Reporting Program.
Lists and links to principal state regulations governing the generation and management of hazardous or industrial wastes.
Information to guide persons to the TCEQ Central Registry Query for information about industrial and hazardous waste facilities.
Guidelines and rules for keeping records about waste.
Information on record keeping and reporting requirements as mandated by state and federal solid waste rules.
Requirements for reporting waste generation to the TCEQ. Find out whether your business must report and, if so, what information to report.