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.
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.
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.
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).
Tells industries how and when to conduct required quarterly visual monitoring to assess the effectiveness of their efforts to reduce pollution in storm water runoff, and provides a form that may be used.
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.
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.
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.
Addresses the management of wastes associated with the exploration, development, or production of oil, gas, or geothermal resources regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas that are disposed in municipal solid waste landfills permitted by the TCEQ.
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.
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."
Describes the process for obtaining TCEQ approval of initial and continuing education training for professionals who do work that affects environmental quality. Includes application and attendance forms, instructions, and checklists.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Explains requirements for vehicle manufacturers under the TERP incentive program for purchase or lease of cleaner light-duty vehicles that will be administered by the Comptroller of Public Accounts (S.B. 5, 77th Texas Legislature).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).