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Public Comment and Meeting for the Multi Sector General Permit, TXR050000

Dec. 2020 - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is in the process of renewing the 2016 Texas Pollution Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Multi Sector General Permit (MSGP) TXR050000, which expires on August 14, 2021.

This permit regulates stormwater discharges from industrial activities. The proposed 2021 permit and fact sheet are available for public review and comments at the MSGP webpage.

You’re also invited to a virtual public meeting hosted by TCEQ on Monday, January 11, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. to discuss the MSGP renewal. Participate, submit comments, and ask questions about the proposed permit through this webinar link (link removed) by entering ID 335-653-147.

If you don’t have internet access call 512-239-1201 at least one day before the meeting for help with access and participating by phone. Or if you only want to listen to the meeting, call toll free 562-247-8422 and enter access code 237-743-545.

You can submit electronic comments to the Chief Clerk’s Office. Or mail public comments to Office of the Chief Clerk, MC 105, TCEQ, P.O. BOX 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087. Please include “MSGP 2021 Renewal” in the subject line.

The public comment period will end January 14, 2021.

Please visit the TCEQ Stormwater Stakeholders Group webpage for updates.