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Stakeholder Meeting about Temperature Screening

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Help the TCEQ develop screening procedures for thermal discharges in TPDES permits where temperature exceedance may be an issue for receiving waters.

Date Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time 9:00 a.m.
Where Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building F, Room 2210, Austin, Texas 78753
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Contact Phone 512-239-4591
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In 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) objected to temperature limits that exceeded the segment criteria for Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits. The TCEQ negotiated with the EPA and reached an agreement to develop screening procedures for temperature. At the same time, and over a more extended time frame, the TCEQ will evaluate existing temperature criteria.

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