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Municipal Solid Waste Public Notice and Public Participation

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Public Notices

Permits and Permit Amendment Applications

Notice of Receipt of Application and Intent to Obtain Permit (NORI)

The TCEQ will prepare and issue a notice indicating receipt of an application and intent to obtain a permit for applications for new or amended municipal solid waste permits. The TCEQ will mail the notice to landowners, public officials, and other persons, and the applicant will publish the notice [30 TAC, Chapter 39, 39.418 Exit the TCEQ, 39.413 Exit the TCEQ, 39.501(c) Exit the TCEQ]

The applicant must submit the following documents indicating that the NORI was published:

Notice of Application and Preliminary Decision (NAPD)

The TCEQ will prepare and issue a notice of application and preliminary decision for permit applications that have been declared technically complete and filed with the TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk. The TCEQ will mail the notice to landowners, public officials, and other persons, and the applicant will publish the notice. [30 TAC §§39.419 Exit the TCEQ, 39.413 Exit the TCEQ, and 39.501(d) Exit the TCEQ]

The applicant must submit the following documents indicating that the NAPD was published:

Registration Applications

Notice of Opportunity to Request a Public Meeting (NOPM)

For registration applications, the TCEQ will prepare a notice of opportunity to request a public meeting and direct the applicant to publish the notice following the requirements in 30 TAC §39.501(e) Exit the TCEQ.

The applicant must submit the following documents indicating that the notice was published:

Requirement for Newspaper Notices in an Alternative Language

Notices for municipal solid waste permit and permit amendment applications and registration applications filed on or after November 30, 2005, must be published in an alternative language, in addition to English, under certain conditions. (30 TAC §39.405(h) Exit the TCEQ, §39.418Exit the TCEQ, or §39.419 Exit the TCEQ)

The Public Notice Verification forms mentioned earlier provide instruction for determining if the requirement applies and for documenting compliance with the requirement.

Commonly, when an alternative language notice is required, the language is Spanish.

 

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