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Aggregate Production Operations Stakeholders Group (APOSG)

The Aggregate Production Operations Stakeholders Group (APOSG) is a voluntary group of participants who meet when necessary to give advice and direction for issues related to aggregate production operations (APOs).

State Law

Texas Water Code Chapter 28A identifies registration and inspection requirements for APOs:

  • Aggregate production operations must register with TCEQ 10 days prior to beginning operations and renew the registration annually.

  • TCEQ must survey the state annually for aggregate production operations.

  • TCEQ must inspect each aggregate production operation every three years.

  • TCEQ must establish registration fees not to exceed $1,000 per year.

  • TCEQ may assess penalties of $5,000 to $10,000 for every year in which an aggregate production operation operates without registration (total penalty cannot exceed $25,000).


TCEQ adopted 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 342 to implement the registration requirements of TWC Chapter 28A.

For more information on how to register, click here

Upcoming Meeting

The most recent meeting was held February 9, 2012. The next meeting has not yet been scheduled. The time, place, and agenda will be posted here when it is available.

Past Meetings

December 6, 2011 Notification Agenda/Attendees Webcast -
September 13, 2011 Notification Agenda/Attendees Webcast -

Participation in the APOSG

APOSG is open to the public. Anyone who is interested in aggregate production operations may attend and participate in APOSG meetings.

This group currently has representation from aggregate production operations, water associations, petroleum and chemical industry, agricultural industry, engineering firms, law firms, environmental organizations, consumer groups, and governmental entities.

Related Documents

The files linked below are in portable document format (PDF). (Help with PDF).
EPA's Getting in Step: Engaging and Involving Stakeholders in Your WatershedAdobe Acrobat PDF Document
HB 571 pdfAdobe Acrobat PDF Document

Staff Contact

For more information or to suggest topics for meetings, call Melissa Sansing at 512-239-4671 or via e-mail at For more information on the APO program, please call 512-239-APOP(2767) or via e-mail at