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Multi Sector General Permit (TXR050000) Renewal Process Continues

June 2021 - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is in the final steps of renewing the 2016 Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Multi Sector General Permit (MSGP) TXR050000.

The TPDES MSGP regulates stormwater discharges from industrial activities. The 2016 MSGP expires on August 14, 2021 and the 2021 MSGP will be issued on that same day.

Facilities Currently under the 2016 MSGP with an Active Notice of Intent (NOI) or No Exposure Certification (NEC)

  • Existing facilities cannot renew their authorization until the 2016 MSGP expires.
  • Renewal applications will not be available in the STEERS/ePermits system until August 14, 2021.
  • Once TCEQ issues the 2021 MSGP, existing facilities have from August 14, 2021 to November 12, 2021 to submit their renewal application.

Additional Information on the 2021 MSGP

TCEQ will send out additional reminders when the renewal period begins.