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The Advocate is a periodic update on TCEQ rules, including information about compliance issues and regulatory concerns that affect small businesses and local governments. It’s produced by the TCEQ's Small Business and Local Government Assistance Section. This page is a collection of articles that were previously posted in The Advocate.

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EPA Hosts Stakeholder Meeting Seeking Input on Federal Regulations

April 2017 - EPA’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), in implementing Executive Order (EO) 13777: Enforcing the Regulatory Agenda, is hosting a meeting to consult with external stakeholders, to hear which rules and regulations our stakeholders believe should be repealed, replaced, or modified, consistent with applicable law.

Dam Safety Workshop Scheduled for Jan. 25, 2017, in Austin

November 2016 - The workshop will educate dam owners and operators about state dam safety laws and regulations, dam failure modes and case histories, owner responsibilities and liabilities, security issues, dam operations, maintenance and inspections, and developing and implementing emergency action plans.