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Industrial and Hazardous Waste Cleanups

Cleanup of sites where soil, groundwater, or both have become contaminated from industrial hazardous waste, municipal hazardous waste, or industrial nonhazardous waste.

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IHW Cleanup & Closure Contacts
Contacts for IHW Corrective Action and Closures, Compliance Plans, and Spill Cleanups; Instructions for submitting documents.
IHW Unit Closures
Describes requirements for taking waste management units out of service at industrial and hazardous waste facilities.
Industrial and Hazardous Waste Corrective Action Program
Overview of this program, which administers the cleanup of sites contaminated from industrial and municipal hazardous and industrial nonhazardous wastes.
Rules for Spill Cleanups
Information on cleanup levels and requirements for spills.
Search for IHW Corrective Action Facilities
Search Central Registry for facilities in the IHW Corrective Action Program
Required use of SW-846 Method 5035

New Information

Beginning January 1, 2016, the TCEQ Remediation Division will require the use of United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) SW846 Method 5035A, Purge-and-Trap and Extraction for Volatile Organics in Soil and Waste Samples, as amended, for the collection and preparation of solid samples for volatile organic compound (VOC) analysis using purge-and-trap technology.

The TCEQ Remediation Division guidance on Method 5035 has been updated and is available.