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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
12/15/2016

Effective Date
01/05/2017

2016-039-115-AI VOC RACT Rules for the 2008 HGB Eight-Hour Ozone Nonattainment Area
The rulemaking would revise Chapter 115 to implement RACT requirements for VOC storage vessels in the HGB area.

Executive Summary

Ch. 115

Approval Date
12/07/2016

Effective Date
12/29/2016

2015-028-210-OW HB 1902: Graywater and Alternative Onsite Water Reuse
The rulemaking would implement HB 1902 by amending 30 TAC Chapters 210 and 285 in regards to regulation and use of graywater and alternative onsite water.

Executive Summary

Ch. 210

Ch. 285

Approval Date
12/07/2016

Effective Date
12/29/2016

2016-010-114-AI Chapter 114 Clean-up and Repeal of the VAVR Program
The rulemaking would repeal the VAVR program to remove obsolete requirements that provide no benefit to the state and are no longer considered viable since the adoption and implementation of the LIRAP. The rulemaking would also address outdated and obsolete citation references.

Executive Summary

Ch. 114

Approval Date
12/07/2016

Effective Date
12/29/2016

2016-021-331-WS HB 2230: Dual Authorizations
This rulemaking implements House Bill (HB) 2230, which enables the TCEQ to authorize an injection well used for oil and gas waste disposal permitted by the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) to be used for the disposal of nonhazardous brine generated by a desalination operation or nonhazardous drinking water treatment residuals (DWTR).

Executive Summary

Ch. 331

Approval Date
12/07/2016

Effective Date
12/29/2016

2016-030-039-LS Concrete Batch Plant Notice
This rulemaking amends existing public participation rules to allow for consolidated notices of application and draft permit for registrations for Air Quality Standard Permits for Concrete Batch Plants.

Executive Summary

Ch. 39

Ch. 55

Approval Date
12/07/2016

Effective Date
12/29/2016

2016-032-113-AI Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) and Generally Available Control Technology (GACT) Standards Update
New and amended federal regulations need to be incorporated by reference into Chapter 113 for the purpose of delegation

Executive Summary

Ch. 113