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Aggregate Production Operations Stakeholders Group (APOSG)

Meeting schedule, agendas, minutes of past meetings, and related information for this voluntary group that meets when necessary to discuss water quality issues related to aggregate production operations. The APOSG is open to the public. Anyone who is interested in aggregate production operations may attend and participate in the meetings.

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 Rule

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. No additional meetings are scheduled at this time.

Past Meetings

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

Participation in the APOSG

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 our main Water Quality line at 512-239-4671 or via e-mail at Outreach@tceq.texas.gov. Or contact the APO program at 512-239-APOP(2767) or via e-mail at APO@tceq.texas.gov.

If you have any questions concerning the workgroup or need special accommodations at a meeting, please e-mail us at Outreach@tceq.texas.gov.