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Superfund In Texas

Superfund consists of interrelated, but distinct programs that evaluate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances that pose a risk to human health or the environment.

State Superfund Program
The state Superfund program addresses facilities that may constitute an imminent and substantial endangerment to public health and safety or the environment due to a release or threatened release of hazardous substances into the environment.

Federal Superfund Program
The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency works with the TCEQ under the federal Superfund environmental program and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) to assess and clean up abandoned hazardous waste sites on the National Priorities List (NPL).

Superfund: Site Discovery and Assessment
A program to assess abandoned or inactive facilities for potential cleanup as Superfund sites.

Indexes of Superfund Sites in Texas
Find sites by name or location. Look up a report of site history and status.

Texas Superfund Registry
Most recent edition of this official registry of Texas state Superfund sites. Sites are listed in descending order of hazard ranking scores.

Texas Superfund Rules
Rules and legal authority for Texas Superfund.

Terms and Definitions
Definitions of terms used by Superfund.

Texas Superfund Contact Information
Emergency and 1-800 Toll-Free Hot Line phone numbers for the Texas and EPA Superfund programs.

Como pedir informacion en espanol de sitios en el programa "Superfund"
Obtener respuestas a sus preguntas sobre el proceso de Superfund, o lo que esta ocurriendo en el sitio del Superfund en su comunidad.

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.