Printers: Compliance Resources
- Industry-Specific Permits by Rule for Printers
- De Minimis–Determine if your site is covered under the De Minimis rule.
- Changes to Offset Lithographic Printing Rules (PDF) (Help with PDF)
- Controlling VOC Emissions from Flexographic and Rotogravure Printing
- Permitting a Septic System You must check with your local permitting authority, and you can use a septic system for toilet and kitchen wastewater only. Process water is prohibited.
- If you are connected to a sewer system, contact your local Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) before discharging to their system.
- If you are not connected to a POTW, you may containerize your wastewater for disposal, apply for an industrial re-use authorization, or apply for an individual permit.
- Instructions and Application to Use Industrial Reclaimed Water
- Industrial Wastewater Discharges: The Permit Process
- Stormwater Permit Information
- Water: What Is My Source
- Industrial and Hazardous Waste Registration and Reporting: Am I Regulated?
- Industrial and Hazardous Waste Rules and Regulations for Small-Quantity Generators (RG-234)
- Common Questions on Empty Waste Containers (RG-480)
- Waste Designation Decision Matrix
- Recycling: Am I Regulated?
- Resource Exchange Network for Eliminating Waste (RENEW)
Compliance Overview Tools
- Printers Checklist
- Pollution Prevention for Printers: Flexography
- Pollution Prevention for Printers: Lithography
- EPA Rules and Implementation for Printers and Publishers
- Tier II, TRI and 112(r): A Comparison
- Delinquent Fees
Where can I find more information and assistance?
The TCEQ's Small Business and Local Government Assistance Section offers free, confidential help to small businesses and local governments working to comply with state environmental regulations. Call us at 800-447-2827 or visit our Web page at TexasEnviroHelp.org.