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Rule Adoptions

Adoptions are rules that have been adopted by the commissioners and republished as final in the Texas Register.

 

ADOPTIONS are rules that have been adopted by the commissioners and republished as final in the Texas Register. They usually become effective 20 days after the TCEQ files them with the Texas Register for publication.

Adoptions will remain on this page for 30 days after the effective date.

Adoption Dates Rule Project Number Short Title/Description Adoption
(PDF)

Approval Date
12/10/14

Effective Date
01/08/15

2014-006-311-OW Amendments to Chapter 311, Subchapter G: Watershed Protection
Amendment to 30 TAC Chapter 311, Subchapter G, to add a total phosphorus effluent limit to certain discharges in the Benbrook Lake Water Quality Area and the Benbrook Lake Watershed.

Executive Summary

Ch. 311

Approval Date
12/10/14

Effective Date
01/08/15

2014-019-335-WS RCRA Rule Project for Parts of EPA Clusters XXI - XXIII
Adoption of RCRA Rule amendments to revise treatment standards for carbamate wastes and to allow conditional exemptions from the definition of hazardous waste for solvent-contaminated wipes and carbon injected for oil and gas recovery.

Executive Summary

Ch. 335

Approval Date
11/19/14

Effective Date
12/11/14

2013-058-331-WS HB 1079: Class III UIC Area Permits
This rulemaking implements HB 1079, 83rd Legislation, which provides that new, amended, or renewed Class III Underground Injection Control area permits, under which a production area authorization is issued, are required to have a table (hereafter referred to as the "range table") of the range of values for each groundwater quality parameter associated with aquifer restoration after mining is complete.

Executive Summary

Ch. 55

Ch. 305

Ch. 331

Approval Date
10/22/14

Effective Date
11/13/14

2013-042-101-AI SB 1756: Expedited Permitting Program
The rulemaking would implement Senate Bill (SB) 1756 from the 83rd Legislature, 2013, Regular Session, relating to providing TCEQ with the authority to develop a process to expedite an application. The proposed rulemaking would provide facility owners and operators with a consistent and streamlined method for requesting expedited processing of an air quality permit application, registration, or federal operating permit.

Executive Summary

Ch. 101

Approval Date
10/22/14

Effective Date
11/13/14

2013-054-293-OW HB 738, HB 1050, HB 1461, HB 2704, and SB 902: Utilities and Districts
This rulemaking implements HB 738, HB 1050, HB 1461, HB 2704, and SB 902 from the 83rd Regular Session, 2013, by amending 30 TAC Chapters 290, 291 and 293.

Executive Summary

Ch. 290

Ch. 291

Ch. 293