To report an environmental emergency, discharge, spill, or air release, call:
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Who is responsible for cleanup of a spill (such as a chemical release) and when the TCEQ may take over.
Industrial vs. nonindustrial wastes; technical assistance available from the TCEQ; management options.
Cleanup objectives and the TRRP rule. Management of spill waste.
What to report and who to report it to.
Information to have handy when making a telephone report of a spill.
The RQ depends on the substance released and where released. Use this table to determine whether you must report and under what rule.
Legislation and regulation covering accidental releases and their prevention.
Depending on what is spilled and where, it might not be the TCEQ.
Required under federal law, in Texas the SERC is synonymous with the Emergency Management Council of Texas. The TCEQ receives reports about accidental releases.
Keep people safe. Identify what's spilled. Find out if warning signs are needed.