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TCEQ Publications

Below is the complete catalog of TCEQ publications.
378 item(s) are listed below, sorted alphabetically by title.
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Title Date Pub. No. Copies
2011 Emissions Inventory Forms and Instructions 01/2012 RG-360B/11 $8.75
Blank and sample forms and instructions related to the Emissions Inventory for facilities that produce air emissions to use for reporting their annual emissions to the TCEQ. Companion to RG-360A.

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2011 Mercury Convenience-Switch Collection Program Implementation Report 12/2011 SFR-086/11 $1.75
The sixth annual report of the mercury convenience switch collection program.

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2012 Emissions Inventory Guidelines 01/2013 RG-360/12 $8.75
Guide to the Emissions Inventory for industrial facilities that produce air emissions and must report their annual emissions to the TCEQ.

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2012 Mercury Convenience-Switch Collection Program Implementation Report 12/2012 SFR-086/12 $1.75
The seventh annual report of the mercury convenience switch collection program.

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2012 Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Program 02/2013 SFR-099/12 $1.75
Report to the Texas Legislature on the progress of the Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Program.

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2013 Emissions Inventory Guidelines 01/2014 RG-360/13 $8.75
Guide to the Emissions Inventory for industrial facilities that produce air emissions and must report their annual emissions to the TCEQ.

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2013 Mercury Convenience-Switch Collection Program Implementation Report 12/2013 SFR-086/13 $1.75
Annual report to the legislature on the mercury convenience-switch collection program.

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A Consumer's Guide to Backflow Prevention in Texas/Guia del consumidor para prevenir el contraflujo en Texas 05/2010 GI-411 $1.75
A guide for consumers and community water systems that explains how to prevent backflow from irrigation systems, including issues involving cross-connections.

Una guia para consumidores y para sistemas comunitarios de agua que explica como prevenir el contraflujo proveniente de sistemas de riego, y que incluye discusion de asuntos relacionados con conexiones cruzadas.

Online Format: PDF   PDF (Spanish)  


A Guide to Developing an Environmental Management System for a Small Business 07/2011 GI-304 $1.75
For small businesses that are thinking of developing an environmental management system (EMS)--a voluntary way to handle environmental matters. Outlines the basic EMS components and gives examples of how to implement them.

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A Guide to Freshwater Ecology 05/2009 GI-034 $3.25
Manual to familiarize individuals with the freshwater environment.

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A Guide to Pollution Prevention Planning 11/2008 RG-409 $3.25
Details the steps in the pollution prevention planning process for facilities that must comply under the Waste Reduction Policy Act--small and large quantity generators and those who report on the Toxics Release Inventory Form R.

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A Model Environmental Management System for Local Governments 01/2007 RG-437 $1.75
A guide for local governments considering the development of an environmental management system (EMS).

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A Public Water System Guide to Customer Service Inspections 05/2009 RG-206 $1.75
Provides answers to commonly asked questions about the customer service inspection process of public water systems.

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A Public Water System Guide to Preparing a Backflow Incident Emergency Response Plan 11/2009 RG-477 $1.75
A guide for public water systems to use to prepare an emergency response plan in order to be prepared for a possible backflow incident. The TCEQ recommends the preparation of an emergency response plan as a best management practice.

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A Public Water System Guide to Responding to a Backflow Incident 11/2009 RG-476 $1.75
Detailed instructions for dealing with backflow for water districts, water supply corporations, municipalities, etc.

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About the Texas Clean Fleet Program 05/2010 GI-412 $1.75
Encourages operators of large fleets of vehicles to replace diesel with alternative-fueled or hybrid vehicles.

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Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks: A Guide for Owners and Operators of ASTs 02/2012 RG-475n $1.75
A guide for owners and operators of ASTs explaining applicable rules and procedures.

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Accuracy Testing of Gauges used for Testing Backflow Prevention Assemblies 5/2011 RG-493 $1.75
General guide to testing differential-pressure gauges used in testing backflow-prevention assemblies. Explains differences between accuracy testing and calibration.

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Activities and Recommendations of the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee: Report to the 81st Legislature 01/2009 SFR-047/08 $3.25
Committee's report describing their activities for the two preceding years and recommendations for groundwater protection.

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Activities and Recommendations of the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee: Report to the 82nd Legislature 01/2010 SFR-047/10 $3.25
Committee's report describing their activities for the two preceding years and recommendations for groundwater protection.

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Activities and Recommendations of the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee: Report to the 83rd Legislature 01/2013 SFR-047/12 $3.25
Committee's report describing their activities for the two preceding years and recommendations for groundwater protection.

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Affected Property Assessment Requirements under TRRP 05/2010 RG-366/TRRP-12 $1.75
Outlines requirements for defining three-dimensional extent of the affected property and protective concentration level exceedance zone pursuant to the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP).

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After a Disaster: Is Your Drinking Water Safe? 08/2013 GI-431 $1.75
Answers to questions about safe drinking water in the event of a natural disaster and information such as who to contact, “boil water” notices, and more.

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Ahorre dinero y cuide el medioambiente en casa 07/2011 GI-370esp $1.75

Diez consejos útiles para conservar y reciclar mientras ahorra dinero alrededor de la casa y durante el viaje diario de ida y vuelta al trabajo.

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Air Emissions Fee 09/2003 RG-397 $1.75
Answers questions related to these reporting fees.

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Air Inspection Fee 09/2003 RG-396 $1.75
Answers questions related to these reporting fees.

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Air Quality for Permitted Facilities: Responding to Hurricanes 08/2013 RG-517a $1.75
For owners and operators of facilities with air permits, information on issues such as disaster debris, facility repairs, emissions reporting, facility maintenance, and who to contact for more information.

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An Environmental Guide for Texas Automotive Repair Shops 03/2013 RG-308 $1.75
How car-repair shops can prevent and manage pollution. Regulations, permitting, handling of waste.

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Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data, Fiscal Year Ending August 31, 2011 12/2011 SFR-072/11 $1.75
Required report to the Legislature that is independent of the agency's Annual Financial Report and reports on several miscellaneous items, such as schedule of vehicles purchased, legal service fees, HUB strategic plan progress report.

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Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data, Fiscal Year Ending August 31, 2012 12/2012 SFR-072/12 $1.75
Required report to the Legislature that is independent of the agency's Annual Financial Report and reports on several miscellaneous items, such as schedule of vehicles purchased, legal service fees, HUB strategic plan progress report.

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Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data, Fiscal Year Ending August 31, 2013 12/2013 SFR-072/13 $1.75
TCEQ's legislatively mandated report of nonfinancial data for fiscal year 2013.

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Annual Report on Performance Measures Fiscal Year 2013 10/2013 SFR-055/13 $3.25
A compilation of data reported during all quarters in the fiscal year for all Key and Non-Key Outcome, Output, Efficiency, and Explanatory Performance Measures for the TCEQ

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Answers for Small Auto Body Shops, Obtaining Air Authorization Under Permit by Rule 106.436 / Respuestas Para Pequeños Talleres de Carrocería, Comó obtener una autorización de aire bajo el Permiso por Regla 106.436 08/2007 GI-151 $1.75
A reference for auto body shop owners and operators.

Una referencia para dueños y operadores de talleres de carrocería.

Online Format: PDF   PDF (Spanish)  


Answers to Some Burning Questions/Repuestas a algunas preguntas ardientes 03/2011 GI-415 $1.75
This publication is intended to provide general information to help people in Texas be aware of the basic rules and recommendations regarding outdoor burning in a residential setting.

Esta publicación intenta proveer información general para ayudar a la gente en Texas enterarse de las reglas básicas y las recomendaciones que hay sobre el quemar al aire libre en un entorno residencial.

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Apelación de una decisión de cambio de tarifas 03/2014 GI-024esp $1.75

Para clientes de empresas de suministro de agua o drenaje, información sobre cómo apelar una decisión de cambio de tarifas hecha por una mesa directiva, un consejo municipal o los comisionados de condado.

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Appealing a Rate Change Decision 01/2010 GI-024 $1.75
For water or sewer utility customers. Information on how to appeal a rate change decision made by a board of directors, a city council, or county commissioners.

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Applicability and Grandfathering 01/2010 RG-366/TRRP-02 $1.75
Use to determine whether these rules apply to your site or facility. Lists exclusions and situations that qualify for "grandfathering" as identified in the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rules.

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Application of Remedy Standards A and B 10/2008 RG-366/TRRP-28 $1.75
An overview of Remedy Standards A and B.

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Approval of Training for Occupational Licensing 04/2014 RG-373 $1.75
Describes the process for obtaining TCEQ approval of initial and continuing education training for professionals who do work that affects environmental quality and public health. Includes application, instructions, and checklists.

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Atlas of Texas Surface Water 08/2004 GI-316 $1.75
Book of color maps depicting the state's surface waters (divided by classified segments), including its lakes, bays, ponds, reservoirs, streams, rivers, estuaries and wetlands.

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Automate Your TERP Monitoring 12/2012 GI-386 $1.75
Informs TERP-grant recipients of a service allowing them to automate their monitoring using GPS.

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Backflow Protection on Water-Based Fire Protection Systems 10/2008 RG-345 $1.75
Guidance for water purveyors, waterworks operators, fire line personnel, professional consultants, and licensed testers.

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Bao Ve Ho Tres Palacios 02/2007 GI-363viet $1.75
Leaflet on what citizens can do to preserve water quality in Tres Palacios Bay. (Also available in English and Spanish. To view the Vietnamese translation, click the link below.)

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Basics of Industrial Stormwater Regulations 10/2013 RG-514 $1.75
Permitting and authorization for discharge of stormwater from industrial facilities.

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Beneficial Land Use and Surface Disposal Fees 09/2003 RG-117 $1.75
Answers questions related to these reporting fees.

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Best Management Practices for Quarry Operations 01/2012 RG-500 $1.75
A guide to complying with the Edwards Aquifer rules pertaining to quarries.

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Biodiesel Manufacturing: Rules for Operating in Texas 02/2013 RG-462 $1.75
Guide to help local officials and local governments in Texas address common issues related to waste and illegal dumping.

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Buying or Selling a Property with Underground Storage Tanks: A guide for owners and operators of USTs 02/2011 RG-475a $1.75
A guide for owners and operators of UST systems explaining rules and procedures about tanks when property is bought or sold.

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Can I Recycle Some of My Industrial or Hazardous Wastes? 08/2006 RG-240 $1.75
Tells how to decide whether a facility has a material or a waste, and which regulations apply.

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Capacity Report on Low-level Radioactive Waste 11/2012 SFR-104 $3.25
A report on the results of a TCEQ study related to low-level radioactive waste that may go to the compact waste disposal facility.

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Charting the Course to 2015: Galveston Bay Strategic Action Plan 04/2009 GI-385 $1.75
Followup to the Galveston Bay Plan evaluating progress toward goals with a view to 2015.

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Chief Auditor's Office Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2013 11/2013 SFR-082/13 $1.75
The internal audit annual report for fiscal year 2013, as required by Texas Government Code, Section 2102.009.

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Citizen Handbook on Superfund in Texas / Manual del Ciudadano sobre el programa Superfund en Texas 03/2008 GI-014 $3.26
Explains the Superfund program in Texas, how hazardous substances are cleaned up, how to learn about the process and the health effects that could be caused by hazardous substances, and where to get information. (Also available in Spanish)

Explica el programa Superfund en Texas, cómo se limpian las sustancias peligrosas, cómo se puede aprender el procedimiento y los efectos higiénicos que pueden ser causados por sustancias peligrosas, y dónde se puede obtener información.

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Clean Water Certification Program 08/2012 RG-502 $1.75
About self-certification for owners of boats with marine sanitation devices and owners of pump-out stations.

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Closure of Waste-Management Units Subject to TRRP 07/2011 RG-366/TRRP-02A 1.75
A guide for the regulated community and environmental professionals on regulation and administration of such closures.

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Coliform Sampling for Public Water Systems 08/2012 RG-421 $3.25
Detailed guide on how PWSs can take and submit samples to test water for contamination by coliform bacteria.

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Commercial Management Facilities for Hazardous and Industrial Solid Wastes 03/2014 GI-225 $1.75
List of facilities that are authorized by the TCEQ to manage industrial hazardous waste, industrial nonhazardous waste, or both. Includes not only facilities with permits but also those with interim authorizations as of March 2014.

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Common Environmental Requirements for Regulated Oil and Gas Operations 02/2013 RG-482 $1.75
Explains agency regulations on oil and gas exploration and production. Not a comprehensive review of such regulations.

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Common Questions on Empty Waste Containers 08/2010 RG-480 $1.75
A guidance document with answers to questions about the proper disposal of empty containers, which includes information about RCRA-empty requirements, disposal and recycling options, and requirements for industrial generators.

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Comparison of 30 TAC 334 and 30 TAC 350: Regulation of LPST Sites under TRRP 08/2003 RG-366/TRRP-04A $1.75
Provides information on the differences between (a) the portions of Chapter 334 (with respect to PSTs) that are being replaced by rules of the Texas Risk Reduction Program and (b) the TRRP rules that are replacing them.

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Comparison of 30 TAC 335 and 30 TAC 350: Points to Consider in Making the Shift 10/2008 RG-366/TRRP-04 $1.75
Summarizes the primary differences between the Risk Reduction Rule and the Texas Risk Reduction Program Rule.

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Compliance Guide for Dry Cleaners 02/2010 RG-479 $1.75
Advice to dry cleaners on state and federal rules that apply to their facilities, and on how to obtain assistance from SBLGA.

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Compliance History: How It Works 10/2013 RG-457 $1.75
Explanation of compliance history reports and classifications/ratings. Intended for entities classified as poor performers.

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Complying with the Edwards Aquifer Rules: Technical Guidance on Best Management Practices 07/2005 RG-348 $11.00
Guidance on the rules that apply specifically to the Edwards Aquifer.

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Complying with the Pollution Prevention Planning Law 07/2010 RG-209 $1.75
Gives the basics on pollution prevention planning requirements for facilities that must comply under the Waste Reduction Policy Act--small and large quantity generators and those who report on the Toxics Release Inventory Form R.

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Conditional No-Exposure Exclusion for Stormwater Runoff: A Guide for Industries Operating Under the TPDES Multi-Sector General Permit, TXR050000 10/2013 RG-467 $1.75
Explains the no-exposure exclusion for industries operating under the TPDES Multi-Sector General Permit.

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Consequences of Criminal Convictions for Occupational Licensing 02/2014 RG-521 $1.75
Intended for holders of or applicants for occupational licenses that are administered by the TCEQ, this guide outlines the consequences of having a criminal conviction on their ability to have a license, and their responsibilities in this regard.

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Conserve Water. Every Drop Counts. (bumper sticker) 06/2013 M-036 $1.75
Bumper sticker (3" x 9") with a water conservation message.

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Construction of Facilities: Timely Approvals 03/2011 RG-489 $1.75
A guide discussing reimbursements to developers for the construction of facilities.

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Creosote: What is it? What are the risks? / Creosota: ¿Qué es? ¿Cuáles son los Riesgos? 07/2002 GI-285 $1.75
Explains (in English and Spanish) the dangers of creosote and how to reduce the risk.

Explica (en inglés y español) los peligros del creosota y como reducir los riesgos.

Online Format: PDF   PDF (Spanish)  


Critical PCLs 03/2009 RG-366/TRRP-25 $1.75
Explains the role of the critical protective concentration level (PCL) in the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rule and outlines the steps to determine the critical PCL on a site-specific basis.

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Cuida a Texas: Libro actividades Estrella Solitaria 07/2014 GI-380esp $1.75

Libro de actividades y para colorear en español, para alumnos de grados K a 5. Los perros mascotas Río y Cielo ayudan a los niños a aprender maneras de cuidar el medio ambiente de Texas.

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Cómo desechar jeringas en su hogar: Lo que debe y no debe hacerse 04/2014 GI-418esp $1.75

Elaborada para personas que tienen que auto-inyectarse por razones médicas, esta publicación proporciona información básica acerca de la disposición segura de agujas después de ser usadas.

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Dam Removal Guidelines 09/2006 GI-358 $1.75
Provides guidance to dam owners or engineers considering removal of a dam. Outlines questions to consider and steps and procedures to ensure process is conducted safely and in accordance with all state and federal rules.

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Design and Construction Guidelines for Dams in Texas 08/2009 RG-473 $3.25
An aid for engineers designing and constructing dams.

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Determining PCLs for Surface Water and Sediment 12/2007 RG-366/TRRP-24 $5.00
Under the Texas Risk Reduction Program, describes how to determine the surface water and sediment PCLs for human and ecological receptors, the surface water RBEL, and the source media PCLs for groundwater and soil.

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Determining Representative Concentrations of Chemicals of Concern for Ecological Receptors 11/2013 RG-366/TRRP-15eco $5.00
Determining representative concentrations, defining exposure areas, and evaluating potential hot spots.

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Developer's Bond Application Report Format 06/2006 RG-178 $3.25
Step-by-step instructions for water districts on how to prepare a bond application for submission to the TCEQ.

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Development of Human Health PCLs for Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons 01/2010 RG-366/TRRP-27 $1.75
Describes the process to develop protective concentration levels for total petroleum hydrocarbons.

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Directives for Districts to Escrow or to Not Expend Funds 04/2011 RG-490 $1.75
Guidance that discusses when a water district will be directed to escrow bond funds versus not to expend them.

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Disinfectant Residual Reporting for Public Water Systems 07/2007 RG-407 $1.75
Shows public water systems that use only purchased water or groundwater how to comply with the disinfectant-level monitoring and reporting requirements of 30 TAC Section 290.110. Includes example calculations, worksheets, sample report, blank report form.

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Disinfecting Your Private Well 08/2013 GI-432 $1.75
A guide on how to disinfect your private well and household plumbing system in the event of flood, including information on collecting a water sample for analysis by a laboratory.

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Disposal of Domestic or Exotic Livestock Carcasses 03/2005 RG-419 $1.75
A guide for farm and ranch owners, state agencies, and local authorities when faced with animal mortalities.

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Disposal of Exempt Waste That Contains Radioactive Material 11/2010 RG-486 $3.25
Discusses cases in which a radioactive waste may be exempt from the usual reporting and permitting requirements.

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Disposal of Special Wastes Associated with the Development of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources 09/2006 RG-003 $1.75
Addresses the management of wastes associated with the exploration, development, or production of oil, gas, or geothermal resources regulated by the Texas Railroad Commission or landfills permitted by the TCEQ.

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Disposing of Syringes from Households: Do's and Don'ts 09/2011 GI-418 $1.75
Intended for people who have to do self-injection for medical reasons, this publication provides basic information regarding the safe disposal of the needles after use.

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District Funding of Excavation Costs 03/2011 RG-492 $1.75
Information about the portion of excavation costs that districts will be allowed to fund.

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District Funding of Leased Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants 04/2011 RG-488 $1.75
Guidance for water districts related to the leasing of water and wastewater facilities.

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Do You Need Industrial or Hazardous Waste Registration Numbers? 02/2009 RG-222 $1.75
Guides waste generators on whether they need industrial or hazardous waste I.D. and registration numbers and how to obtain them if they do.

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Do You Want to Make an Environmental Complaint? Do You Have Information or Evidence?/¿Desea Presentar una Queja Ambiental? ¿Cuenta con Información o Evidencia? 02/2007 GI-278 $1.75
Explains (in English and Spanish) how to report an environmental problem and what happens after you do.

Explica (en inglés y español) cómo reportar un problema ambiental y lo que ocurre después de que usted lo reporta.

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Dry Cleaning Activities: Report to the 82nd Texas Legislature 12/2010 SFR-083/10 $1.75
Report on the collection of funds, disbursements from the fund, the extent of corrective action, and site rankings.

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Dry Cleaning Activities: Report to the 83rd Texas Legislature 12/2012 SFR-083/12 $1.75
Report on the collection of funds, disbursements from the fund, the extent of corrective action, and site rankings.

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Edwards Aquifer Protection Program Contractor Handout 11/2010 GI-406 $1.75
Building on the Edwards Aquifer? Added responsibilities and requirements apply.

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Emergency Control of Mosquitoes: Texas Requirements 11/2012 RG-511 $1.75
Common questions from local governments about the emergency application of pesticides to control health risks and how to comply with the Pesticides General Permit TXG870000.

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Emergency and Temporary Use of Wells for Public Water Supplies 08/2012 RG-485
Rules and procedures for converting wells to temporary use to supply the public when other sources are unavailable.

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Environmental Education: Ideas and Resources: A Take Care of Texas Guide for Teachers 07/2014 GI-079 $1.75
A catalog of educational resources for teachers, school administrators, parents, and anyone interested in environmental education.

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Environmental Rules for Car Washes 06/2007 RG-434 $1.75
Summarizes the environmental requirements that apply to car washes and the actions you need to take to operate your car wash in compliance with state and federal laws.

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Establishing a Consumers Group 11/2004 GI-045 $1.75
Guide on how and why to establish a consumers group for customers of privately owned utilities.

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Establishing and Managing an Effective Cross-Connection Control Program 03/2011 RG-478 $1.75
Implementation and management of cross-connection control programs. Intended for personnel of public water systems and the public.

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Evaluation of Bexar Metropolitan Water District: Response to SB 341 08/2012 SFR-103 $1.75
An on-site evaluation of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District, which was dissolved by Senate Bill 341, 82nd regular session.

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Facility Fee 09/2003 RG-118 $1.75
Answers questions related to this reporting fee.

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Facility Operations Area 01/2010 RG-366/TRRP-34 $1.75
Procedures for regulated community/environmental professionals to establish a Facility Operations Area to address multiple sources of chemicals of concern in an operational chemical- or petroleum-manufacturing plant required to perform corrective action.

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Fees, Standards, and Reporting Requirements for Public Water Systems 05/2012 RG-346 $8.75
This publication contains the rule language found in 30 TAC 290 Subchapter E (fees), Subchapter F (requirements for drinking water quality), and Subchapter H (requirements for Consumer Confidence Reports)

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Financial Assurance Interim Report to the House Committee on State Affairs 08/2014 CTF-014 $1.75
An interim report to the House Committee on State Affairs regarding appropriate financial mechanisms that ensure compliance with environmental cleanup and remediation costs.

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Financial Assurance Report: A Report to the 83rd Texas Legislature 11/2012 SFR-109 $1.75
A review of the license holder's financial mechanisms that ensure funding, should it be needed, for cleanup, closure, and post-closure activities.

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Financial Assurance for Petroleum Storage Tanks: A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks 08/2009 RG-475i $1.75
A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on how they can demonstrate their ability to pay for a cleanup of a leak or release.

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Financial Reporting Requirements for Water Districts in Texas 12/2011 RG-378 $1.75
Water districts in Texas must file an annual financial report, an audit report, or a dormancy report each year. This guide tells how to determine the type of report that must be filed and the deadline for filing that report.

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Finding Rules and Rulemaking Information on the TCEQ Web Site 04/2007 GI-354 $1.75
Information on accessing TCEQ rules and rulemaking procedures on the web.

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Galveston Bay and the Galveston Bay Estuary Program 06/2007 GI-342 $1.75
An overview of the Galveston Bay Estuary and Galveston Bay Estuary Program.

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Gasoline Stage I and II Vapor Recovery: A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks 05/2010 RG-475j $1.75
A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on two control strategies under the Texas SIP for capturing fuel vapors during delivery to tanks and fueling of vehicles.

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General Permit Stormwater and General Permit Wastewater Fee 11/2005 RG-412 $1.75
Answers commonly asked questions from those billed for these annual fees, and provides agency contacts for more detailed questions.

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Get Help from the TCEQ 04/2014 GI-202 $1.75
Intended for small businesses, small local governments, and independent school districts, this brochure briefly describes the TCEQ's various programs and resources that can help these regulated entities achieve and maintain compliance with our rules.

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Get Money to Upgrade or Replace Your Truck or Equipment / Obtenga Dinero para Mejorar o Reemplazar Su Camión o Maquinaria 12/2007 GI-387 $1.75
Bilingual poster informing the public about how to obtain TERP grants and assistance.

Cartel bilingüe informando al público sobre cómo obtener subsidios y asistencia TERP.

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Get Money to Upgrade or Replace Your Truck or Equipment--And Clear the Air / Obtenga Dinero Para Mejorar O Reemplazar Su Camión O Maquinaria--Y Limpie El Aire! 11/2007 GI-280 $1.75
Announces to citizens and businesses new financial incentives for buying low-emission vehicles

Anuncia a individuos y negocios nuevos incentivos económicos para comprar vehículos de bajas emisiones.

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Golden Alga in Texas 09/2007 GI-378 $1.75
A guide to the effects of golden alga events in Texas. Includes health and seafood tips and how to recognize and report golden agla blooms.

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Groundwater Classification 03/2010 RG-366/TRRP-08 $3.25
Provides recommended procedures for classifying groundwater and documenting the classification under the Texas Risk Reduction Program.

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Groundwater Monitoring and Reporting for LPST Sites 06/2014 RG-523/PST-06 $1.75
Guidelines for registered corrective action specialists and licensed corrective action project managers on groundwater monitoring and reporting for leaking petroleum storage tank sites in Texas.

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Guia del Inquilino para el Servicio de Agua o Drenaje Asignado 03/2013 GI-276esp $1.75

Explica qué es un servicio municipal asignado y de los varios derechos y obligaciones del inquilino en cuanto al servicio de agua y drenaje asignado.

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Guia del Inquilino para el Servicio de Agua o Drenaje Submedido 07/2013 GI-277esp $1.75

Explica qué es un servicio municipal submedido y de los varios derechos y obligaciones del inquilino en cuanto al servicio de agua y drenaje submedido.

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Guidance for Recording the Usage of TERP Grant-Funded Equipment / Guías para Documentar el Uso de Maquinaria Comprada con Ayuda de un Subsidio TERP 01/2007 RG-444 $1.75
Guide for recording usage of equipment paid for under TERP grants.

Guía para documentar el uso de maquinaria comprada con ayuda de subsidios TERP.

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Guidance for Requesting a Water Balance Alternative Final Cover for a Municipal Solid Waste Landfill 1/2012 RG-494 $1.75
Requirements for MSW landfills considering a water balance or evapotranspiration alternative final cover system.

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Guidance on the Texas Environmental, Health, and Safety Privilege Act 11/2013 RG-173 $1.75
Discusses legislation under which certain documents and information gathered as part of an environmental self-audit are privileged from disclosure, and which offers exemption from certain penalties.

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Guide to the TCEQ 12/2012 GI-001 $1.75
Provides a brief organizational overview of the agency's primary offices and functions including main telephone numbers and names of management staff.

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Guidelines for Amending a Radiation Dose Report 06/2009 RG-148 $1.75
Describes items licensees consider when assessing or amending a radiation dose report for an employee who loses or damages monitoring devices or receives an invalid report. Covers data sent to TCEQ for release of open lands for unrestricted use requests.

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Guidelines for Developing Emergency Action Plans for Dams in Texas 03/2012 GI-394 $5.00
Intended for dam owners and engineers, these guidelines define the requirements of an acceptable emergency action plan and facilitate its preparation, distribution, annual testing, and update.

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Guidelines for Identifying and Protecting Aquifer Recharge Features 10/2005 RG-433 $1.75
This document provides guidance on identifying and certifying the presence of recharge features and discusses best management practices that protect aquifers from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

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Guidelines for Operation and Maintenance of Dams in Texas 11/2006 GI-357 $5.00
Especially for dam owners, this manual covers not only the mechanics of dam safety, but also the broader legal and societal issues involved.

Online Format: PDF   HTML  


Guidelines for the Classification and Coding of Industrial and Hazardous Waste 02/2005 RG-022 $3.25
Assists generators of industrial and hazardous waste in meeting the requirements of self-waste classification.

Online Format: PDF  


HB 469: Emissions Profile for Clean Energy Projects, A Report to the 82nd Legislature 03/2011 SFR-097/10 $1.75
Per House Bill 469, this report evaluates the emissions profile established for clean-energy projects that capture and sequester carbon dioxide.

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HB 469: Emissions Profile for Clean Energy Projects, A Report to the 83rd Legislature 09/2012 SFR-097/12 $1.75
Per House Bill 469, this report evaluates the emissions profile established for clean-energy projects that capture and sequester carbon dioxide.

Online Format: PDF  


Handling and Disposal of Carcasses from Poultry Operations 08/2009 RG-326 $1.75
Guidance for poultry operators on methods of handling poultry carcasses from both routine and major die-offs.

Online Format: PDF  


Has your vehicle failed its emissions test? Need help? / ¿Ha fallado su vehiculo la prueba de emisiones? ¿Necesita ayuda? 02/2011 GI-332 $1.75
How Drive a Clean Machine can help pay for replacing a vehicle that failed its emissions test.

Cómo el programa Drive a Clean Machine (Maneje una Máquina Limpia) puede ayudar a pagar por reemplazar un vehículo que haya fallado la prueba de emisiones.

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How Can a Superfund Site Affect My Property? / ¿Como Puede Afectar un Sitio Superfund a Mi Propiedad? 12/2002 GI-286 $1.75
Provides information (in English and Spanish) relevant to owners of properties that are near state Superfund sites in Texas.

Información pertinente (en inglés y español) para los dueños de terrenos cercanos a sitios "Superfund" en Texas.

Online Format: PDF   PDF (Spanish)  


How to Apply for Regulatory Flexibility 12/2012 RG-335 $1.75
Requirements and processes for participation in a program exempting participants from state regulations on pollution control or abatement.

Online Format: PDF  


How to Develop a Monitoring Plan for a Public Water System 08/2011 RG-384 $8.75
Tells public water systems how to develop a monitoring plan, a tool used to coordinate all the monitoring requirements for different chemicals in the plant and distribution system.

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How to Sample Your Well Water and Understand the Results 08/2013 GI-433 $1.75
How to properly collect a water sample from your well, send it to an approved lab for testing, and review the results.

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Human Health Points of Exposure 03/2009 RG-366/TRRP-21 $1.75
Describes on-site and off-site locations of the prescribed and alternate human health points of exposure (POEs) to environmental media as presented in Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rule 30 TAC 350.37.

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Hydrologic and Hydraulic Guidelines for Dams in Texas 01/2007 GI-364 $1.75
Instructions, standards, and accepted procedures for the hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of existing and proposed dams in Texas. Forms included.

Online Format: PDF  


I Just Received a Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant—Now What? 04/2014 RG-525 $1.75
Managing a grant that reimburses switching to gas-powered equipment. Reimbursement, disposition, usage, monitoring.

Online Format: PDF  


I Received a Field Citation ... What Happens Next? 03/2010 RG-456 $1.75
Explains options available to regulated entities when a field citation is issued.

Online Format: PDF  


Illegal Dumping: A Guide for Local Governments 11/2010 RG-455 $1.75
Guide to help local officials and local governments in Texas address common issues related to waste and illegal dumping.

Online Format: PDF  


Industrial and Hazardous Waste Annual Waste Summary Instructions 02/2009 RG-151 $3.25
Instructions on how to perform an annual waste summary; includes examples.

Online Format: PDF  


Industrial and Hazardous Waste Rules and Regulations for Small-Quantity Generators 07/2009 RG-234 $1.75
Handbook the offers assistance with federal and state rules on hazardous waste management.

Online Format: PDF  


Iniciativa fronteriza de la TCEQ 09/2013 GI-392esp $1.75

Información general sobre el esfuerzo íntegro y cooperativo que realiza la TCEQ para servir a los residentes de la frontera.

Online Format: PDF  


Innocent Owner Operator Program Guidance 04/2008 RG-382 $1.75
Innocent Owner/Operator Program eligibility information, administrative procedures, demonstration, certification, and reissuance. Designed to standardize and facilitate IOP demonstrations.

Online Format: PDF  


Innocent Owner/Operator Program Fee 09/2002 RG-368 $1.75
Answers questions related to this reporting fee.

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Installing a New or Replacement Underground Storage Tank: A guide for owners and operators of USTs 03/2011 RG-475b $1.75
A guide for current or prospective owners and operators of underground storage tanks on rules and procedures for installing or replacing one, including rules that took effect at the beginning of 2009.

Online Format: PDF  


Institutional Controls under TRRP 05/2010 RG-366/TRRP-16 $3.25
Describes the process to apply institutional controls as required by the Texas Risk Reduction Program.

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Investigating and Reporting Releases from Petroleum Storage Tanks 08/2012 RG-411 $1.75
Guide to the TCEQ requirement for investigating and reporting releases from underground and aboveground storage tanks.

Online Format: PDF  


Joint Groundwater Monitoring and Contamination Report - 2011 08/2012 SFR-056/11 $8.75
Groundwater monitoring activities; includes a list of all groundwater contamination cases documented during the previous calendar year for which enforcement action was incomplete at the time of the preceding report.

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Joint Groundwater Monitoring and Contamination Report - 2012 07/2013 SFR-056/12 $8.75
Groundwater monitoring activities; includes a list of all groundwater contamination cases documented during the previous calendar year for which enforcement action was incomplete at the time of the preceding report.

Online Format: HTML  


Joint Groundwater Monitoring and Contamination Report - 2013 05/2014 SFR-056/13 $8.75
Groundwater monitoring activities; includes a list of all groundwater contamination cases documented during the previous calendar year for which enforcement action was incomplete at the time of the preceding report.

Online Format: HTML  


Land Use Classification 10/2008 RG-366/TRRP-07 $1.75
Describes how land use classifications are made under the Texas Risk Reduction Program rule.

Online Format: PDF  


Landowner's Guide to Plugging Abandoned Water Wells 03/2010 RG-347 $1.75
Guidance on how to properly plug an abandoned water well.

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Landscape Irrigation Program: Implementation 01/2009 RG-466 $1.75
Explains new rules relating to LI for both licensed professionals and customers.

Online Format: PDF  


Landscape Irrigation sticker 06/2011 M-049 $1.75
Permanent sticker (3 inch circle) with the Landscape Irrigation Program logo.

Online Format: PDF  


Landscape Irrigation, A Take Care of Texas Guide 05/2014 GI-409 $1.75
Brief guide to developing a water-efficient landscape, including tips on using good water techniques and choosing irrigation systems.

Online Format: PDF  


Landscape Irrigation: A Consumer's Guide to Landscape Irrigation in Texas / Riego de paisajes: Una guía del consumidor sobre el riego de jardines en Texas 07/2011 GI-390 $1.75
General-information pamphlet on landscape irrigation for homeowners.

Folleto de información general sobre el riego de paisajes o jardines para dueños de casa.

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Landscape Irrigator's Rule Compilation 08/2009 RG-470 $5.00
A guide that compiles the various rules for landscape irrigators from the occupation code, water code and TCEQ rules.

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Lead Poisoning: What are the Sources? What are the Risks?/El Envenenamiento con Plomo: ¿De Donde Proviene? ¿Cuales Son Los Riesgos? 08/2004 GI-069 $1.75
Explains dangers (in English and Spanish) of lead and how to reduce risk.

Explica los peligros (en inglés y español) del plomo y como reducir los riesgos.

Online Format: PDF   PDF (Spanish)  


Legislative Appropriations Request for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015 08/2012 SFR-037/14 $11.00
A legislatively mandated report submitted biennially to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning, and Policy and other agencies.

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Let's Tackle the Grease in This Kitchen (poster) / Ataquemos a la Grasa en Esta Cocina (poster) 08/2013 GI-290 $1.75
Poster (11 x 14.25 inches, in English and Spanish) that illustrates the dos and don'ts of handling grease in any kitchen and points out ways to prevent grease from blocking sewer lines.

El cartel (11 x 14.25 pulgadas, en inglés y español) que demuestra lo que se puede y lo que no se puede hacer para manejar la grasa en cualquier cocina e indica maneras de prevenir que la grasa bloquee las lineas del alcantarillado.

Online Format: PDF   PDF (Spanish)  


Licensed Underground Storage Tank Contractors: Selecting the proper contractor to work on your UST system 03/2011 RG-475c $1.75
A guide for selecting the proper contractor to perform work on a UST system.

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Managing 10 Common Texas Yard Pests: A Take Care of Texas Guide 05/2014 GI-405 $1.75
Learn environmentally friendly ways to get rid of these 10 common Texas yard pests.

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Managing Debris from Disasters 04/2014 RG-518 $1.75
Information on properly disposing of debris when cleaning up after a hurricane, flood, tornado, wildfire, or other natural disaster.

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Managing Lawn Problems in Texas: A Take Care of Texas Guide 07/2013 GI-407 $1.75
Brief guide to choosing your turf, managing your lawn, and solving common lawn problems.

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Managing Nonpoint Source Pollution in Texas: 2011 Annual Report 01/2012 SFR-066/11 $3.25
Annual report of Texas' progress towards reducing nonpoint source pollution. Highlights the state's efforts to collect data and assess water quality, implement projects that reduce or prevent nonpoint source pollution, and educate and involve the public.

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Managing Nonpoint Source Pollution in Texas: 2012 Annual Report 01/2013 SFR-066/12 $1.75
Annual report of Texas' progress towards reducing nonpoint source pollution. Highlights the state's efforts to collect data and assess water quality, implement projects that reduce or prevent nonpoint source pollution, and educate and involve the public.

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Managing Nonpoint Source Pollution in Texas: 2013 Annual Report 01/2014 SFR-066/13 $1.75
Annual report of Texas' progress towards reducing nonpoint source pollution. Highlights the state's efforts to collect data and assess water quality, implement projects that reduce or prevent nonpoint source pollution, and educate and involve the public.

Online Format: PDF  


Managing Paint and Paint-Related Waste Under the Universal Waste Rule 10/2007 RG-370 $1.75
How wastes from painting can be managed more economically and conveniently under the Universal Waste Rule, as opposed to managing them as hazardous waste.

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Managing Small Public Water Systems 04/2014 RG-501/com $3.25
This series of publications helps owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation.

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Managing Small Public Water Systems: Asset Management 04/2014 RG-501a $1.75
Module A of five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. System inventory and prioritization; planning; budgeting.

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Managing Small Public Water Systems: Compliance 04/2014 RG-501d $1.75
Module D of five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. Compliance; enforcement; monitoring, reporting, and record keeping.

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Managing Small Public Water Systems: Introduction 04/2014 RG-501 $1.75
Introduction to five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. Discusses other modules; resources and information on ordering materials.

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Managing Small Public Water Systems: Operations and Maintenance 04/2014 RG-501c $1.75
Module C of five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. Operation, maintenance, documentation.

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Managing Small Public Water Systems: Resources 04/2014 RG-501e $1.75
Module E of five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. Training, assistance, and resources.

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Managing Small Public Water Systems: Source Assessment and Planning 05/2014 RG-501b $1.75
Module B of five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation. Assessing and protecting sources; best management practices; planning.

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Meter Tampering 03/2008 RG-302 $1.75
States the law prohibiting tampering with meters. (Excerpt from Texas Penal Code)

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Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program 01/2008 GI-296 $1.75
Describes internship program for minorities, women, and economically disadvantaged college students pursuing environmental, engineering, science-related, and public administration careers.

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Monitored Natural Attentuation Demonstrations under TRPP 09/2010 RG-366/TRRP-33 $1.75
Describes the elements and development of demonstrations for monitored natural attenuation at affected properties.

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Monthly Testing and Reporting at Surface Water Treatment Plants 05/2013 RG-211 $11.00
Guide to filling out reporting forms for public water systems, including the SWMOR, SWMOR2, and SWMOR-Alt.

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Most Frequently Needed Records for Wastewater Investigations 03/2008 RG-088 $1.75
TCEQ investigators send this document to a plant that is about to undergo a wastewater investigation to ensure availability of records needed to complete the process expeditiously.

Online Format: PDF  


Mulching and Composting, A Take Care of Texas Guide 06/2014 GI-036 $1.75
Quick tips to save money, time, and effort and help your community by mulching and composting.

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Municipal Setting Designations: A Guide for Cities 02/2013 GI-326 $1.75
Information for cities that may be contacted by persons who wish to pursue state certification of a municipal setting designation, or that wish to pursue MSDs for their own use.

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Municipal Solid Waste Diversion Methods: Options for Local Governments 06/2009 RG-474 $1.75
How local authorities can keep solid waste out of landfills. Discusses waste reduction, recycling, composting, and energy recovery.

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Municipal Solid Waste Reporting and Disposal Fee 09/2013 RG-289 $1.75
How to prepare and submit the Quarterly Solid Waste Report and pay the associated fee.

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Municipal Solid Waste in Texas: A Year in Review, 2011 Data Summary and Analysis 11/2012 AS-187/12 $3.25
Analyzes data submitted by municipal solid waste facilities each fiscal year to determine trends in the amounts and types of waste disposed of in Texas.

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Municipal Solid Waste in Texas: A Year in Review, 2012 Data Summary and Analysis 10/2013 AS-187/13 $3.25
Analyzes data submitted by municipal solid waste facilities each fiscal year to determine trends in the amounts and types of waste disposed of in Texas.

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NetDMR: Online Reporting of Discharge Monitoring Data 04/2009 GI-398 $1.75
Find out about NetDMR, a Web-based tool that allows you as a TPDES permittee to electronically sign and submit your discharge monitoring reports (DMRs) to the TCEQ.

Online Format: PDF  


New Technology Implementation Grants: Guidelines for Grants 05/2014 RG-484 $1.75
Eligibility, application, administration, reporting, and closeout procedures for NTIGs.

Online Format: PDF  


New Technology Research and Development Program: Guidelines for Grants 03/2010 RG-481 $1.75
Eligibility and application requirements for NRTD grants; grant administration and reporting.

Online Format: PDF  


Notice Regarding Landscape Irrigation (stuffer) 06/2011 M-051 $1.75
How to get information on verifying or obtaining a license to install landscape irrigation systems.

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Notice: Landscape Irrigators Must Be Licensed!/Aviso: Los Irrigadores de Paisasjes Deben Estar Certificados! 07/2011 RG-498 $1.75
A brochure summarizing the licensing requirements for landscape irrigators, inspectors, and technicians.

Un folleto resumiendo los requisitos de licencia para irrigadores de paisajes e inspectores y técnicos de irrigación.

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Notification Requirements 03/2009 RG-366/TRRP-17 $1.75
Describes the process to provide notification as required by the Texas Risk Reduction Program rule.

Online Format: PDF  


Obtaining TCEQ Rules 04/2011 GI-032 $1.75
Brochure listing rule titles and how to get copies.

Online Format: PDF  


Office of the Chief Clerk eServices 08/2009 GI-402 $1.75
Card listing the online services available from the Office of the Chief Clerk.

Online Format: PDF  


On-Site Sewage Facility Rules Compilation 03/2013 RG-472 $5.00
Contains statutory authority and administrative rules for the On-Site Sewage Facility program, including changes adopted 9/11/08 in response to HB 2482 passed by the 80th legislature. Changes affect maintenance providers, installers, apprentices, and DRs.

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On-Site Wastewater Treatment Research Council Fee 09/2003 RG-078 $1.75
Answers questions related to this reporting fee.

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One Meter per Residence Requirements/Requisito de "Un Medidor por Residencia" 05/2008 RG-219 $1.75
Excerpts (in English and Spanish) of the TCEQ rules relating to one water meter per residence requirements.

Extractos (en inglés y español) de las normas de la TCEQ relacionadas con los requisitos de un medidor por residencia.

Online Format: PDF   PDF (Spanish)  


Optional Enhanced Measures for the Protection of Water Quality in the Edwards Aquifer - An Appendix to RG-348 09/2007 RG-348a $1.75
Appendix A to RG-348. Step-by-step guide to activities affected by the Edwards Aquifer rules in eight counties: Williamson, Travis, Hays, Comal, Bexar, Medina, Uvalde, and Kinney. Includes forms.

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Optional Enhanced Measures for the Protection of Water Quality in the Edwards Aquifer and Related Karst Features that May Be Habitat for Karst Dwelling Invertebrates - An Appendix to RG-348 09/2007 RG-348b $1.75
Appendix B to RG-348. Describes best management practices with focus on protecting habitat for karst-dwelling invertebrates.

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Outdoor Burning in Texas 08/2008 RG-049 $1.75
Helps to interpret the revised Outdoor Burning Rule, 30 TAC 111.201-221, for the general public, the regulated community, and responsible state and local officials.

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Outdoor Burning poster 10/2008 GI-391 $1.75
General information poster to remind people that outdoor burning is prohibited in Texas, with only certain exceptions.

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Ozone: The Facts 04/2014 GI-435 $1.75
General review of ozone as an air pollutant. Discusses how ozone is formed, health effects, indoor and outdoor air quality, forecasting, and the Air Quality Index.

Online Format: PDF  


PST Super Guide: A Comprehensive Guide to Compliance in Texas 05/2012 RG-475 $3.25
A comprehensive guide to issues relating to PSTs, divided by subject into 15 modules.

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Participación del Público en Permisos Ambientales 05/2011 GI-233esp $1.75

Proporciona una breve perspectiva general sobre los derechos y responsabilidades individuales en el proceso de permisos.

Online Format: PDF (Spanish)  


Particulate Matter: The Facts 04/2014 GI-274 $1.75
General review of air pollution in the form of particulate matter. Discusses both coarse and fine PM, and implications for both indoor and outdoor air quality.

Online Format: PDF  


Penalty Policy, April 1, 2014 04/2014 RG-253 $1.75
Describes the policy of the TCEQ regarding the computation and assessment of administrative penalties.

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Penalty Policy, September 1, 2002 09/2002 RG-253 $1.75
Describes the policy of the TCEQ regarding the computation and assessment of administrative penalties.

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Penalty Policy, September 2, 2011 09/2011 RG-253 $1.75
Describes the policy of the TCEQ regarding the computation and assessment of administrative penalties.

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Permanently Removing Petroleum Storage Tanks from Service: A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks 08/2009 RG-475m $1.75
A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on their permanent removal, filling with inert material, or conversion to another use.

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Petroleum Storage Tank Registration and Self-Certification: A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks (USTs) 04/2011 RG-475d $1.75
A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on why and how they should register and self-certify their USTs.

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Petroleum Storage Tank Spill and Overfill Prevention: A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks (USTs) 04/2011 RG-475e $1.75
A guide to preventing releases of product from PST systems.

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Petroleum Storage Tanks: Am I Regulated? 07/2009 RG-042 $1.75
Explanation of petroleum storage tank registration requirements.

Online Format: PDF  


Plug into Computer Recycling 04/2010 GI-408 $1.75
Tells consumers how to recycle computers and peripherals.

Online Format: PDF  


Plug into Electronics Recycling 03/2014 GI-423 $1.75
Use in mailouts or as a stand-alone handout to tell Texans how to recycle their old television and computer equipment.

Online Format: PDF  


Preparation of a Drinking Water Survey Report 01/2010 RG-428 $1.75
Anyone who reports groundwater contamination will need this document to guide them in submitting a drinking water survey report.

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Preserving and Improving Water Quality: Programs of the TCEQ for Managing the Quality of Surface Waters 08/2010 GI-351 $1.75
An overview of the standards and criteria the TCEQ uses to define and evaluate the quality of surface waters in Texas, and the programs and practices the state employs to protect and restore water quality.

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Primary and Secondary Operators Under the Construction General Permit for Stormwater Discharges (TXR150000) 01/2014 RG-468 $1.75
Helps individuals, businesses, and governments determine if they are a primary or a secondary operator under the construction stormwater general permit.

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Priority Groundwater Management Areas and Groundwater Conservation Districts: Report to the 82nd Legislature 01/2011 SFR-053/07 $3.25
Information on activities undertaken during the preceding two years relating to the study and designation of priority groundwater management areas and the creation and operation of groundwater conservation districts.

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Priority Groundwater Management Areas and Groundwater Conservation Districts: Report to the 83rd Legislature 01/2013 SFR-053/08 $3.25
Information on activities undertaken during the preceding two years relating to the study and designation of priority groundwater management areas and the creation and operation of groundwater conservation districts.

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Procedures to Implement the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards 01/2003 RG-194 $5.00
Details how the TCEQ implements the state's surface water quality standards through wastewater permitting.

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Process Control Tests for Domestic Wastewater Treatment Facilities 10/2002 RG-002 $1.75
A guide with four tables listing the recommended process control tests that should be performed to effectively operate the most common type of domestic wastewater treatment facility.

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Protección de la Bahía Tres Palacios 02/2007 GI-363esp $1.75

Folleto sobre lo que la gente puede hacer para proteger la calidad de la agua de la Bahía Tres Palacios. (Disponible también en inglés y vietnamita.)

Online Format: PDF (Spanish)  


Protect Your Source of Water 04/2009 GI-395 $1.75
The TCEQ partners with water systems to set up a Source Water Protection Program for little or no cost. The project identifies potential sources of contamination and best management practices to prevent pollution from entering drinking water.

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Protecting Petroleum Storage Tanks Against Corrosion: A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks 08/2009 RG-475f $1.75
A guide to preventing oxidation (such as rust) of underground storage tanks using noncorrodible material, electrical isolation, or secondary containment.

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Protecting Tres Palacios Bay 02/2007 GI-363 $1.75
Leaflet on what citizens can do to preserve water quality in Tres Palacios Bay. (Also available in Spanish and Vietnamese.)

Online Format: PDF  


Protesting a Rate Change made by a Private or Investor-Owned Utility 01/2010 GI-266 $1.75
A customer guide to the public hearing process.

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Public Drinking Water Systems: Responding to a Disaster 09/2013 RG-517b $1.75
For operators of public water systems, answers to questions about responding to natural disasters including information on who to contact in TCEQ regional offices and other resources.

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Public Participation in Environmental Permitting 10/2012 GI-233 $1.75
Provides a brief overview of individual rights and responsibilities in the permitting process.

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Public Utility Receiverships and Temporary Management: A Guide for Receivers and Temporary Managers of Water and Wastewater Utilities 03/2005 RG-427 $3.25
For temporary managers or receivers of water and wastewater utilities. Provides information on the following tasks: getting started, managing and operating the utility, and dissolving the receivership or temporary management.

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Pull Up Your Water Well Report - Online 04/2011 GI-416 $1.75
Flier about using the TCEQ's online Water Well Report Viewer.

Online Format: PDF  


Purchase of Facilities by a District 04/2011 RG-491 $1.75
Guidance on when a water district is required to have a pre-purchase inspection and what type of documentation is needed before purchasing a facility.

Online Format: PDF  


Quarterly Visual Monitoring of Stormwater Runoff: A Guide for Industries Operating under the TPDES Multi-Sector General Permit, TXR050000 12/2006 RG-403 $1.75
Tells industries how and when to conduct required quarterly visual monitoring to assess the effectiveness of their efforts to reduce pollution in stormwater runoff, and provides a form that may be used.

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RV Parks: Am I Regulated? 03/2012 RG-499 $1.75
This guide is intended to inform owners of recreational vehicle (RV) parks that some of their activities may be regulated by the TCEQ, and how to maintain compliance with the applicable rules and regulations.

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Rainwater Harvesting 01/2014 GI-404 $1.75
Homeowners and landowners can build simple or complex systems to capture, store and use rainwater to water their landscape plants.

Online Format: PDF  


Rainwater Harvesting with Rain Barrels, A Take Care of Texas Guide 05/2014 GI-383 $1.75
Learn how to construct a rain barrel and harvest rainwater in your own yard.

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Rainwater Harvesting: A Guide for Public Water Systems 11/2012 RG-445 $1.75
Regulations and principles for Public Water Systems that collect and treat rainwater and distribute it as potable water.

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Recycle Your Used Batteries Here/¡Recicle! Sus Baterías Usadas Aqui 11/2013 GI-169 $1.75
A required poster (8.5 x 11) for battery retailers to post in their facilities.

Un cartel obligatorio (8.5 x 11) para comerciantes al por menor de pilas y baterías para que lo pongan en sus instalaciones.

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Recycle Your Used Oil and Oil Filters 04/2014 GI-170 $1.75
Poster that informs people it is illegal to improperly dispose of used oil and used oil filters in Texas.

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Red Tide Facts 02/2007 GI-367 $1.75
A guide to the effects of red tide events on the coast. Includes health and seafood tips and how to recognize and report red tide.

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Reducing Phosphorus in the North Bosque River--Taking Action to Improve Water Quality 04/2003 GI-306 $1.75
Gives an overview of concerns for phosphorus in the North Bosque River and outlines measures that are called for in the implementation plan for the total maximum daily loads in this watershed.

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Registration Requirements for Wastewater Operations Companies 10/2011 RG-497 $1.75
Intended for operators of wastewater treatment facilities, this publication is designed to provide quick-reference information pertaining to registration requirements and procedures.

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Regulatory Assessments Collected by Retail Public Utilities 10/2002 RG-199 $1.75
Information on the regulatory assessment fee collected from retail customers of investor-owned utilities, water districts and water supply corporations.

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Release Detection and Inventory Control for Petroleum Storage Tanks: Methods for underground storage tanks and product piping 01/2012 RG-475g $1.75
A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on detecting releases and on accounting for inventory, with reference to piping and detecting water in tanks.

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Report to the Governor: Public Water System Capacity Development Program 09/2011 SFR-074/11 $1.75
Describes TCEQ and Texas Water Development Board actions to ensure that more public water systems that serve Texans are financially, managerially, and technically sound.

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Requirements for Used and Scrap Tire Generators 12/2012 RG-513 $1.75
Card that briefly describes rules that scrap-tire generators must follow.

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Resource for Texas Water and Wastewater Utilities 08/2011 RG-220 $1.75
Lists agencies and organizations that provide funding and assistance to utilities for water, wastewater, and waste disposal.

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Review and Reporting of COC Concentration Data under TRRP 05/2010 RG-366/TRRP-13 $3.25
For data on chemicals of concern (COCs), tells how to: document quality of data used to show compliance with TRRP rule, determine data to include in required reports, review data for technical standards and usability, and prepare a Data Usability Summary.

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Risk Levels, Hazard Indices, and Cumulative Adjustment 10/2008 RG-366/TRRP-18 $1.75
Describes the correct use of carcinogenic risk levels and noncarcinogenic hazard indices for effect, due to the presence of both individual and multiple chemicals of concern when setting human health PCLs.

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Risk-Based NAPL Management 07/2013 RG-366/TRRP-32 $1.75
Explains the risk-based management approach for non-aqueous phase liquid under the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rule and presents a five-step process to address the rule requirements.

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River and Sky's Lone Star Activity Book 04/2014 GI-380 $1.75
Activity and coloring book for students in grades K-5. Dog mascots River and Sky help kids learn ways to care for the Texas environment.

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Rules Protecting the Edwards Aquifer Recharge and Transition Zones 04/2008 RG-011 $1.75
Guidance on restrictions relating to construction on the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone in Williamson, Travis, Hays, Comal, Bexar, Medina, Uvalde, and Kinney counties.

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Rules and Regulations for Public Water Systems 06/2012 RG-195 $5.00
A guide containing the rules from 30 TAC 290 Subchapter D for designing, operating, and maintaining water systems that supply potable water.

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Sanitary Sewer Overflow Initiative: Information for Prospective Participants 08/2012 GI-389 $1.75
Summary of the Sanitary Sewer Overflow Initiative, including its goals and requirements.

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Save Water. Save Energy. Save Money at Home. 06/2013 GI-370 $1.75
Ten handy tips for conserving and recycling resources while saving money around the house and during the daily commute.

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Save Water. Save Energy. Save Money at Work 04/2013 GI-388 $1.75
Brochure with 10 environmental tips for improving air and water quality, conserving water and energy, and reducing waste at the office.

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Saving Water Saves Money (bill stuffer)/Ahorrar agua ahorra dinero 06/2013 GI-400 $1.75
Tips for the public on water conservation and efficiency to reduce costs. Bill stuffer dimensions are 3.5" x 5.5".

Consejos para el público sobre la conservación de agua y el rendimiento para reducir gastos.

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Savings the Size of Texas from your Lawn and Garden (Landscape Irrigation)/Ahorros tan grandes como Texas de su cesped y su jardin 07/2011 GI-417 $1.75
A bookmark (in English and Spanish) with water-saving tips for those using an automated watering (landscape irrigation) system.

Un marcador (en inglés y español) con consejos de cómo conservar agua para aquéllos que usan un sistema de riego (irrigación de paisaje) automatizado.

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Screening Target Chemicals of Concern from PCL Development 03/2005 RG-366/TRRP-14 $1.75
Describes a step-by-step process to screen target chemicals of concern from PCL development.

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Selecting Target Chemicals of Concern 09/2008 RG-366/TRRP-10 $1.75
Designed to help the person determine the appropriate chemicals of concern (COCs) for analysis of environmental media when responding to the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rule of 30 TAC 350.

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Selling Goods and Services to the TCEQ: A Guide for HUBs and Other Vendors 04/2011 GI-238 $1.75
General information for historically underutilized businesses wanting to do business with the agency.

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Sign Up for E-Mail Updates from the TCEQ! 05/2011 GI-362 $1.75
How to receive e-mail alerts as soon as we post announcements or new information on our web site.

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Six Ways to Take Care of Texas / Seis Maneras de Cuidar a Texas (bookmark) 04/2014 GI-324 $1.75
A bookmark (in English and Spanish) with tips for reducing pollution.

Un marcador (en inglés y español) con consejos de cómo reducir la contaminación.

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Soil Sampling for Concentrated Animal-Feeding Operations (CAFOs) (Contents Effective January 2010) 07/2009 RG-408 $1.75
Explains and illustrates methods of collecting soil samples for nutrient utilization plans, which may be required for operators of concentrated animal feeding operations who apply animal waste for beneficial reuse.

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Soil and Groundwater Response Objectives 05/2013 RG-366/TRRP-29 $1.75
Describes the soil and groundwater response objectives that a response action at an affected property must achieve in order to attain Remedy Standard A and B under the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP).

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Sources of Help for Utilities and Their Customers 08/2004 RG-247 $1.75
Listing on sources of information and assistance, other than the TCEQ, for utilities and their customers.

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Special Waste Regulations in Texas 09/2006 RG-029 $1.75
A guidance document about special waste disposal in Texas.

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Spray Coating and Abrasive Blast Cleaning poster/Cartel sobre Recubrimiento con Spray y Limpieza con Chorro Abrasivo 01/2009 GI-393 $1.75
General information poster (in English and Spanish) to alert spray-coating applicators and abrasive blasters that they must comply with State rules before conducting these types of activities.

Cartel de información (en inglés y español) general para avisar a los que hacen recubrimiento con spray o limpieza con chorro abrasivo que tienen que cumplir con las normas estatales antes de realizar actividades de este tipo.

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Status of Corrective Action at Petroleum-contaminated Sites 11/2013 SFR-113/13 $1.75
A report on the Petroleum Storage Tank State-Lead Program including the status of sites and recommendations on fees, programs, and activities to eventually conclude the program.

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Study of the Methods for Disposing of Unused Pharmaceuticals 12/2010 SFR-098 $3.25
A study of and recommendations about the methods used by consumers, health-care providers, and others to dispose of unused pharmaceuticals.

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Submitting a Contract Designating Service Areas Between Utilities 09/2008 RG-463 $1.75
How retail public utilities may transfer existing CCN areas and customers by filing a contract for approval by the TCEQ.

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Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs): Putting Fines to Work Closer to Home 03/2009 GI-352 $1.75
Explains the option of the Supplemental Environmental Project, an alternative to paying all or a portion of the monetary penalty that has been assessed for a violation of an environmental regulation.

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Surcharging Customers of Investor-Owned Utilities for Sampling and Inspection Fees 01/2005 RG-249 $1.75
Provides guidelines for investor-owned water and sewer utilities on when and how to surcharge customers for actual increases in costs for sampling, inspection fees, and other governmental requirements that are beyond the utility's control.

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Surface Coating Facilities 02/2011 RG-404 $1.75
How coaters may comply with air-quality regulations and permits, including permits by rule.

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Surface Water Quality Monitoring Procedures, Volume 1: Physical and Chemical Monitoring Methods 08/2012 RG-415 $8.75
Procedures for TCEQ staff and other monitoring personnel who collect data on surface water quality in Texas.

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Surface Water Quality Monitoring Procedures, Volume 2: Methods for Collecting and Analyzing Biological Assemblage and Habitat Data 06/2007 RG-416 $8.75
Procedures for TCEQ staff and other monitoring personnel who collect data on surface water quality in Texas.

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Suspected Releases from Petroleum Storage Tanks: A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks 08/2009 RG-475h $1.75
A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks explaining when to suspect a release and what to do if one is suspected.

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System of Accounts for Water and Wastewater Utilities with 200 or More Connections 12/2007 RG-354 $1.75
Describes TCEQ-approved system of accounts and general accounting principles for utilities who use a general ledger system, preferably computerized.

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TCEQ Annual Financial Report, Fiscal Year Ending August 31, 2011 11/2011 SFR-045/11 $1.75
A legislatively mandated report submitted annually to the Governor's Office, the Comptroller's Office, the Legislative Budget Board and the State Auditor's Office.

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TCEQ Annual Financial Report, Fiscal Year Ending August 31, 2012 11/2012 SFR-045/12 $1.75
A legislatively mandated report submitted annually to the Governor's Office, the Comptroller's Office, the Legislative Budget Board and the State Auditor's Office.

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TCEQ Annual Financial Report, Fiscal Year Ending August 31, 2013 11/2013 SFR-045/13 $1.75
A legislatively mandated report submitted annually to the Governor's Office, the Comptroller's Office, the Legislative Budget Board and the State Auditor's Office.

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TCEQ Area and Regional Offices: Map, List of Managers, Addresses, and Phone Numbers 05/2014 GI-002 $1.75
Listing of Small Business and Environmental Assistance staff in TCEQ's regional offices.

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TCEQ Areas, Regions, and Small Business and Environmental Assistance (SBEA) Regional Staff 07/2014 GI-002a $1.75
Listing of Small Business and Environmental Assistance staff in TCEQ's regional offices.

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TCEQ Biennial Report to the 82nd Legislature, FY 2009-2010 12/2010 SFR-057/10 $3.25
Report to the 82nd Texas Legislature that describes the TCEQ's Fiscal 2009 and 2010 programs, services, and results.

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TCEQ Biennial Report to the 83rd Legislature, FY 2011-2012 11/2012 SFR-057/12 $3.25
Report to the 83rd Texas Legislature that describes the TCEQ's Fiscal 2011 and 2012 programs, services, and results.

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TCEQ Guidelines to Develop Toxicity Factors 10/2012 RG-442 $11.00
A technical guide that details the process of developing health- and welfare-based inhalation toxicity values and health-based oral toxicity values.

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TCEQ Jurisdiction Over Utility Rates and Service Policies 10/2004 RG-245 $1.75
Guidance on the TCEQ's juridiction over utility rates and service policies.

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TCEQ Natural Outlook PD-020 $1.75
The TCEQ's free quarterly newsletter developed to enhance public dialogue on environmental issues affecting all Texans.

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TCEQ Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 12/2013 SFR-030/13 $5.00
Details the agency's operating budget for fiscal year 2014.

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TCEQ Operating Budget, Fiscal Year 2012 12/2011 SFR-030/11 $5.00
Details the agency's operating budget for fiscal year 2012.

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TCEQ Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2013-2017 07/2012 SFR-035/13 $8.75
A legislatively mandated report submitted biennially to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning and Policy and the Legislative Budget Board, which assesses TCEQ activities and plans for goals, objectives.

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TCEQ Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2015-2019 07/2014 SFR-035/15 $8.75
A legislatively mandated report submitted biennially to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning and Policy and the Legislative Budget Board, which assesses TCEQ activities and plans for goals, objectives.

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TCEQ Sunset Self-Evaluation Report 10/2009 SFR-089 $11.00
TCEQ's self-evaluation report to the Sunset Advisory Commission.

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TERP Report to the Texas Legislature on Requirements for Implementing an Internet-Based Application Process for TERP Rebate Grants 12/2007 SFR-088 $1.75
Report to the legislature on the feasibility of applying for TERP rebate grants over the Internet.

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TERP: I Just Received a Grant--What Now? 04/2013 RG-464A $1.75
This is a step-by-step workbook for recipients of TERP grants explaining what their grant requires of them. It covers three main topics: reimbursement, disposition, and usage and monitoring.

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TRRP Compatibility with RCRA 03/2009 RG-366/TRRP-03 $1.75
Explains interface of Texas Risk Reduction Program rule with Resource Conservation and Recovery Act as it relates to closure of a hazardous waste management unit with and without a release, RCRA permit modifications, corrective action, and soil reuse.

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Take Care of Texas 05/2014 GI-430 $1.75
Everyday measures the public can take to help maintain environmental quality in Texas.

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Take Care of Texas Guide to Yard Care 07/2013 GI-028 $1.75
Helps you maintain a healthy yard, save money, and take care of our state's varied landscapes.

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Take Care of Texas Proud Partner window decal 06/2014 M-055 $1.75
A window decal (3 in by 6 in) with Take Care of Texas Proud Partner logo

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Take Care of Texas River and Sky Kids' Sticker 05/2014 M-037 $1.75
Vinyl sticker (3.5" square) with the Take Care of Texas message, featuring mascots River and Sky.

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Take Care of Texas bumper sticker (Texas flag) 06/2013 M-017 $1.75
Texas flag bumper sticker (4" x 4") with the Take Care of Texas logo.

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Take Care of Texas sticker 04/2013 M-053 $1.75
Sticker (10 inches x 3 inches) featuring the message Take Care of Texas: It's the only one we've got.

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Take Care of Texas: Keep Our Air Clean 04/2014 GI-434 $1.75
Brochure that details improvements in Texas' air quality with tips for the public on how to help.

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Take Care of Texas: Texas-Sized Savings/Ahorros del Tamano de Texas 09/2007 GI-376 $1.75
Simple steps you can take to use less energy.

Pasos sencillos que puede tomar para usar menos energía.

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Temporarily Removing Petroleum Storage Tanks from Service: A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks 05/2010 RG-475l $1.75
A guide for owners and operators of underground storage tanks on reasons and procedures for their temporary removal from service.

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Tenant Guide to Allocated Water or Wastewater Service 03/2013 GI-276 $1.75
Describes what allocated utility service is and various rights and obligations of tenants regarding allocated water and wastewater service.

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Tenant Guide to Submetered Water or Wastewater Service 07/2013 GI-277 $1.75
Describes what submetered utility service is and various rights and obligations of tenants regarding submetered water and wastewater service.

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Texas Clean School Bus Program: Diesel Exhaust and School Bus Idling: What You Should Know 07/2011 GI-374 $1.75
Information for school districts and the general public about the effects of school-bus idling on health and the environment.

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Texas Clean School Bus Program: Reducing emissions from diesel-powered school buses 09/2011 GI-381 $1.75
Information about this comprehensive program designed to improve the health of schoolchildren and bus drivers by reducing emissions of diesel exhaust from school buses.

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Texas Emisions Reduction Plan Biennial Report (2011-2012): A Report to the 83rd Texas Legislature 11/2012 SFR-079/12 $8.75
A report to the legislature, published every two years, detailing TERP activities, revenues, and grant expenditures.

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Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Biennial Report (2009-2010) to the Texas Legislature 12/2010 SFR-079/10 $8.75
Report on TERP activities, revenues, and grant expenditures required every two years by the Texas Legislature.

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Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Biennial Report to the Texas Legislature 12/2008 SFR-079/08 $8.75
A report to the legislature, published every two years, that tells how money was spent under the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan.

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Texas Emissions Reduction Plan: Guidelines for Emissions Reductions Incentive Grants 11/2012 RG-388 $5.00
Explains the standards for ERIG grants issued under the TERP Program for projects to improve air quality in areas of the state that do not meet certain air quality standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Texas Emissions Reduction Plan: Guidelines for Vehicle Manufacturers under the Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program 01/2014 RG-391 $1.75
A guide to compliance requirements for motor-vehicle manufacturers under a program giving incentives for purchase or lease of new light-duty motor vehicles throughout Texas.

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Texas Groundwater Protection Committee 05/2006 GI-088 $1.75
Brochure describing this committee, which brings together representatives from 10 state agencies to bridge the gap between groundwater programs.

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Texas Groundwater Protection Stategy 02/2003 AS-188 $5.00
A comprehensive groundwater protection strategy for the state of Texas that provides guidelines for the prevention of contamination, the conservation of groundwater, and the coordination of activities of the agencies involved.

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Texas Nonpoint Source Management Program 05/2012 SFR-068/12 $8.75
Produced jointly with the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board, this report outlines the state's progress in and strategies for managing nonpoint source pollution.

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Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System: Multi-Sector Industrial General Permit for Stormwater—TXR050000 09/2011 RG-394 $5.00
A general permit covering eligible stormwater discharges from industrial facilities. Also covers certain discharges other than stormwater.

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Texas Recycles Computers Program 03/2014 SFR-099/13 $1.75
Report to the Texas Legislature on the progress of the Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Program.

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Texas Recycles TVs Program 03/2014 SFR-114/13 $1.75
Report on the Texas Recycles TVs Program which is submitted to state officials.

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Texas Regulations on Medical Waste 09/2012 RG-001 $1.75
Covers rules for the handling, treatment, and transport of these wastes from health-care-related facilities: waste of animals intentionally exposed to pathogens; bulk human blood and blood products; pathological waste; microbiological waste; and "sharps."

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Texas School Recycling Guide 08/2012 GI-030 $3.25
Technical guidance manual for administrators on reducing waste and starting a school recycling program. Includes tips for Texas schools.

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Texas Water Districts: A General Guide 12/2004 GI-043 $1.75
Useful information for anyone who resides or owns property in a municipal utility district (MUD), water control and improvement district (WCID), special utility district (SUD), or other type of water district in Texas.

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Texas is Still in Drought/La sequía continúa en Texas 05/2014 GI-436 $1.75
Small flier (3.5” x 5.5”) for general audiences that can be used as a handout or bill stuffer, to remind residents that Texas is still experiencing a severe drought and we need to do our part to conserve water.

Un volante pequeño (3.5” x 5.5”) para el público en general que se puede repartir a mano o por correo con los recibos, para recordarle a los residentes que Texas sigue sufriendo una sequía severa y que necesitamos hacer nuestra parte para conservar agua.

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The Advocate PD-006 $1.75
Updates on rules and compliance tips for small businesses and local governments.

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The Analytical Method Modification Program--How to Apply 10/2003 RG-380 $1.75
Provides step-by-step instructions and two forms (TCEQ-10364 and TCEQ-10365) for obtaining approval from the TCEQ to modify analytical reference methods that are used to generate data for regulatory purposes.

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The Feasibility of Regionalizing Water and Wastewater Utilities: A TCEQ Policy Statement 01/2003 RG-357 $1.75
Purpose is to implement SB 1 and subsequent rulemaking 30 TAC Ch 290/291. Audience is owners/operators of public water systems, CCN applicants and holders, TNRCC staff.

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The Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Area Minor Source Rule:An Air Quality Rule for Equipment at Your Business. How Do I Calculate the Emissions from my Boiler, Process Heater, Stationary Engines, and Turbines? 05/2010 RG-440b $1.75
Emission standards and other requirements for regulated equipment. Includes multiple worksheets.

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The Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Area Minor Source Rule:An Air Quality Rule for Equipment at Your Business. Is My Boiler, Process Heater, Stationary Engine, or Turbine Regulated by the Minor Source NOx Rule? 05/2010 RG-440a $1.75
Determine whether your equipment is regulated. Questionnaire, worksheet, charts, instructions.

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The Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Area Minor Source Rule:An Air Quality Rule for Equipment at Your Business. What are the Record-keeping and Reporting Requirements of the Minor Source NOx Rule? (Boilers, Process Heaters, Stationary Engines, and Turbines) 05/2010 RG-440c $1.75
What records to keep and what to report.

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The John Graves Scenic Riverway: A Report to the 82nd Legislature 12/2010 SFR-087/10 $1.75
Reports on the success of the implementation of water quality protection programs developed under HB1354, 79, which designated a segment of the Brazos River as the John Graves Scenic Riverway.

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The John Graves Scenic Riverway: A Report to the 83rd Legislature 12/2012 SFR-087/12 $1.75
Reports on the success of the implementation of water quality protection programs developed under HB1354, 79, which designated a segment of the Brazos River as the John Graves Scenic Riverway.

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The TCEQ Border Initiative 07/2014 GI-392 $1.75
General information on the TCEQ's comprehensive, cooperative effort to serve border residents.

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The TCEQ Brownfields Initiatives: Redevelopment Tools to Help You Grow 02/2012 GI-421 $1.75
Information about the Brownfields Site Assessment Program, Voluntary Cleanup Program, and Innocent Owner/Operator Program, which facilitate the cleanup and revitalization of these sites through through regulatory, tax, and technical assistance.

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The TCEQ Compliance Commitment (C2) Program 08/2012 GI-291 $1.75
Brochure for small businesses and local governments outlining the TCEQ program offering free, confidential site visits to identify compliance issues. Companies following up can receive a one-year exemption from TCEQ scheduled inspections.

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The TCEQ Has Inspected Your Business. What Does This Mean to You? / La TCEQ Inspeccionó Su Negocio. ¿Qué representa esto par a usted...? 09/2005 RG-344 $1.75
Overview (in English and Spanish) of TCEQ's enforcement process, covers the basic rights and responsibilities involved.

Resumen del proceso de ejecución (en inglés y español), cubre los derechos básicos y responsabilidades involucrados.

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The Texas Clean Rivers Program 02/2011 GI-063 $1.75
General information about a program managed by the TCEQ and partner agencies to promote improved water quality in Texas rivers.

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The Water and Wastewater Consumer Assistance Team Can Help 11/2008 RG-210 $1.75
Lists TCEQ services available to various water or wastewater utilities and customers.

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Tier 1 PCL Tables 03/2009 RG-366/TRRP-23 $1.75
A guide to the correct interpretation and use of the Tier 1 PCL Tables.

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Tiered Development of Human Health PCLs 04/2013 RG-366/TRRP-22 $1.75
Discusses the process of establishing protective concentration levels (PCLs) in accordance with the various tiers set forth in 350.75 of the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) rule.

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Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Guidance Manual 09/2002 RG-379 $3.25
Tells surface water treatment plant operators how to comply with rules on removing total organic carbon (TOC) & to lessen the concentration of disinfection by-product precursors (DBP-Ps) that are available to form more harmful disinfection by-products.

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Toxicity Factors and Chemical/Physical Parameters 03/2009 RG-366/TRRP-19 $1.75
Addresses how changes in human toxicity factors will be handled, schedule for updating human toxicity factors table, and procedure for requesting toxicity factors and chemical/physical parameters for COCs not listed on Tier 1 PCL tables.

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Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Fee 08/2008 RG-013 $1.75
Answers questions related to this reporting fee.

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Tracking the Fate of Scrap Tires in Texas: An Audit Report to the 81st Texas Legislature 12/2008 SFR-078/08 $1.75
Report based on audit materials provided by the Comptroller's Office indicates that, by and large, newly scrapped tires are being put to beneficial end uses or disposed of properly.

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Tracking the Fate of Scrap Tires in Texas: An Audit Report to the 82nd Texas Legislature 12/2010 SFR-078/10 $1.75
Report based on audit materials provided by the Comptroller's Office indicates that, by and large, newly scrapped tires are being put to beneficial end uses or disposed of properly.

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Traditional Municipal Solid Waste Disposal: A Guide for Local Governments 07/2013 RG-469 $1.75
This guidance document is intended to help local officials and local governments know and comply with the rules regarding municipal solid waste management and landfills, and the associated authorizations, reports, and fees.

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Training for Underground Storage Tank Operators: A guide for owners and operators of USTs 05/2012 RG-475o $1.75
Details who must be trained by August 8, 2012. Requirements for class A, B, and C operators.

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Transporting Sludge Wastes in Texas: A Step-by-Step Guide to Registration, Operating, and Reporting 12/2013 RG-309 $1.75
Explains state environmental rules for transporters of sewage sludge, domestic septage, chemical toilet waste, grease-trap waste, grit-trap waste, sludge from drinking water treatment plants, and similar wastes in Texas.

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Transporting Waste in Texas -- A Guide to Regulation 03/2014 RG-086 $1.75
Whether you transport waste in Texas or hire a waste transporter, this publication will help you decide if the waste to be hauled is regulated, who regulates it, how to contact that agency, and what the important requirements are for many of the wastes.

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Troubleshooting Bacteria Effluent From Wastewater Treatment Plants 06/2013 RG-515 $1.75
Information and tools to help wastewater system operators and utility managers with minimizing bacteria in effluent

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Turn Off the Faucet. Every Drop Counts. 06/2013 M-038 $1.75
Vinyl static cling (4" square) with a water conservation message.

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Unauthorized Discharges and Sanitary Sewer Overflows 04/2011 RG-395 $1.75
A guide that clarifies the TCEQ's requirements for reporting unauthorized discharges and overflows from sanitary sewers.

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Universal Waste Regulations for Hazardous Lamps and Mercury-Containing Equipment in Texas 01/2007 RG-377 $1.75
How to comply with state and federal laws when disposing of lamps and equipment that contains mercury, lead or other hazardous substances. Fluorescent tubes, incandescent lamps, mercury switches, and thermostats may be covered by the regulations.

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Used Oil Recycling Handbook: Guidance for Used Oil Handlers 11/2005 RG-325 $1.75
Guidance for used oil handlers on state and federal regulations on recycling used oil and notifying the TCEQ about their activities.

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Utility Funding and Rate Design: A Guide for Customers of Private or Investor-Owned Utilities 10/2004 GI-257 $1.75
Describes the ways water and wastewater utilities fund their capital improvements and daily operations in order to provide services to their customers.

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Utility On-Site Assistance: Help is on the Way! 11/2008 RG-198 $1.75
Alerts small water and wastewter utilities that the TCEQ can offer them free on-site assistance so that they may give better service to their customers.

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Vapor Recovery Test Procedures Handbook 12/2002 RG-399 $3.25
Efficient operation of vapor recovery systems is critical to improving air quality in Texas. This handbook outlines procedures which must be followed to ensure accurate and consistent test results.

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Visible Flames on Industrial Flares: Why Flames May Be Visible More Frequently from Industrial Flares 12/2011 GI-419 $1.75
Intended especially for people living near facilities with industrial flares, this document is meant to inform the general public that a flare with a bright flame is operating properly and is achieving the desired control efficiency.

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Volume-to-Weight Conversion Factors for Waste Handlers 06/2010 RG-008 $1.75
Converts quantities of known volume to weights. Includes metric equivalents.

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Voluntary Cleanup Program Fee 09/2002 RG-288 $1.75
Answers questions related to the VCP fee.

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Waste Generation Fee 09/2003 RG-038 $1.75
Answers questions related to this reporting fee.

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Waste Management for Authorized Facilities: Responding to Hurricanes 08/2013 RG-517c $1.75
For operators of municipal solid waste, petroleum storage tank, and industrial hazardous waste facilities, answers to questions about responding to hurricanes.

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Waste from Grease Traps, Grit Traps, and Septic Tanks: Questions and Answers 08/2007 RG-389 $1.75
Guide to help local officials and local governments in Texas address common issues related to waste and illegal dumping.

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Wastewater Treatment Plants: Responding to Disasters 08/2013 RG-517d $1.75
For owners and operators, answers to questions about handling damages and accidental discharges in the event of a natural disaster, including contact information for TCEQ regional offices.

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Water District Financial Management Guide 03/2004 RG-080 $8.75
Guidance for water districts on sound financial management practices (consistent with GASB 34). Addresses reporting requirements effective for all audited financial statements for periods ended after June 1, 2004.

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Water Education Field Guide 10/2006 GI-026 $1.75
Guide for engaging 4th to 8th grade students in hands-on field study of Texas waters.

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Water Recycles: The Complete Story (poster) 05/2014 GI-403 $1.75
Color poster (18 inches x 22 inches) that illustrates steps in the water cycle and several human activities that affect water. Back of poster has narrative information on water as well as activities and puzzles.

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Water Rights in Texas: How to Report a Change in Ownership 01/2014 RG-522 $1.75
When and how to notify the TCEQ of a transfer in ownership of water rights, for example after a sale or inheritance.

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Water Supply Corporations: Frequently Asked Questions 01/2010 GI-047 $1.75
Explains what a "Water Supply or Sewer Service Corporation" (WSC) is, how to join, and what the alternatives to joining are.

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Water and Sewer Utility Stock Transfer Approval Requirements 09/2004 RG-246 $1.75
Tells when and how to apply for TCEQ approval before conducting a transaction involving the transfer of voting stock in a water or sewer utility.

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Watermaster Assessment Fee 09/2003 RG-386 $1.75
Explains a fee paid by water right holders to support the activities of a watermaster, a state official who administers water rights. Texas has three watermaster areas, South Texas, Rio Grande, and Concho.

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What Do I Do With It Now? A Quick Guide to Recycling Resources 02/2014 GI-288 $1.75
A short guide to recycling information available through various resources.

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What is Toxicology? 01/2013 GI-426 $1.75
Introduction to TCEQ toxicology for the general public.

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Who Regulates Petroleum Storage Tanks? 05/2010 RG-475k $1.75
A guide to the agencies that regulate ASTs and USTs.

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Working for a Diverse Environment 12/2011 GI-165 $1.75
Explanation of professional opportunities with the TCEQ. Includes helpful information regarding application process and agency benefits.

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You Can Take Care of Texas, Too! / ¡Tú También, Puedes Cuidar a Texas! 04/2014 GI-379 $1.75
Poster (16 x 20 inches) for kids in grades K-2 featuring Take Care of Texas mascots River and Sky. Offers tips kids can use to help protect the environment.

Cartel (16 x 20 pulgadas) para niños de grados K-2, con Río y Cielo, las mascotas del programa Cuide a Texas. Ofrece ideas que los niños pueden usar para proteger el medio ambiente.

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You're a Public Water System…Now What? 09/2012 RG-496 $1.75
A guide for rules and regulations that apply to public water systems, especially for those who may have recently learned they own a PWS.

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