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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
07/01/15

Effective Date
07/30/15

2013-046-290-OW HB 1600, §2.96, and SB 567, §§1, 4, 95, and 96; Federal Revisions; and Staff-Initiated Rule Efficiencies
This rulemaking, also known as "DESAL PLUS," amends Chapter 290 for consistency with Texas Water Code, §12.013 and Chapter 13; existing federal regulations and guidance; and to provide clarification on existing state rules.

Executive Summary

Ch. 290

Approval Date
07/01/15

Effective Date
07/30/15

2014-023-101-AI Removal of Rule Language Requiring Small Source Reporting of Certain Air Emissions
The rulemaking would amend §101.201 and §101.211 to remove the requirement for sources not otherwise required to report annual emissions per §101.10 to report specific emissions data to the TCEQ.

Executive Summary

Ch. 101

Approval Date
06/03/15

Effective Date
06/25/15

2013-048-115-AI VOC RACT Rules for the DFW 2008 Eight-Hour Ozone Nonattainment Area
The proposed rulemaking would revise Chapter 115 to implement RACT for all CTG emission sources categories and all non-CTG major sources of VOC in the DFW 2008 eight-hour ozone nonattainment area.

Executive Summary

Ch. 115

Approval Date
06/03/15

Effective Date
06/25/15

2013-049-117-AI NOx RACT Rules for the DFW 2008 Eight-Hour Ozone Nonattainment Area
The proposed rulemaking would revise Chapter 117 to implement RACT for all major sources of NOx in the DFW 2008 eight-hour ozone nonattainment area.

Executive Summary

Ch. 117

Approval Date
06/03/15

Effective Date
06/25/15

2013-053-331-WS SB 1532: Authorization of Certain Injection Wells into the Edwards Aquifer
This rulemaking implements SB 1532, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013, relating to the power of the TCEQ to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer. Provisions will be added and amended to change the types of injection activities authorized or prohibited in the Edwards Aquifer.

Executive Summary

Ch. 331

Approval Date
06/03/15

Effective Date
06/25/15

2013-056-037-WS SB 347: Environmental Perpetual Care Account & Volume Reduction of LLRW
This rulemaking would implement SB 347, 83rd Legislature (2013) by amending 30 TAC Chapter 37, which would reference the new environmental perpetual care account; and by amending 30 TAC Chapter 336, to provide for volume reduction of low-level radioactive waste.

Executive Summary

Ch. 37

Ch. 336

 

Approval Date
06/03/15

Effective Date
06/25/15

2014-007-101-AI Emissions Banking and Trading Updates
Revisions to emissions banking and trading rules in Chapter 101, Subchapter H, Divisions 1, 3, 4, and 6.

Executive Summary

Ch. 101