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Industrial and Hazardous Waste Rulemaking: Virtual Public Hearing

August 2021 - TCEQ is holding a virtual public hearing on August 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM to discuss the proposed rulemaking to revise state industrial and hazardous waste management regulations.

These revisions include:

  • Improvements to the hazardous waste generator rule
  • New management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals
  • Formalizing the exclusion for foundry sands
  • Adding aerosol cans as a universal waste

Find a full list of changes included in rule project number 2019-086-335-WS on our rule proposal webpage.

Register by August 20, 2021 if you want to speak during the hearing or want your attendance recorded. To register, email and tell us your name, affiliation, email address, phone number, and whether you plan to speak. We will send instructions for participating on August 20, 2021 to those who register.

If you have special communication or other accommodation needs, contact Sandy Wong in our Office of Legal Services at (512) 239-1802 or 1-800-RELAY-TX. Please make these requests as soon as possible.

We will not allow open discussion during the hearing, but you may give spoken or written comments. We will call for verbal statements in order of registration. Staff will be available to discuss the proposal 30 minutes before the event starts.