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Virtual Public Hearing on the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program

November 2021 – TCEQ is hosting a virtual public hearing on November 18, 2021 at 9 a.m. to receive comments on actions the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program (EAPP) should take to protect the Edwards Aquifer from pollution.

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TCEQ is primarily seeking feedback on the following topics:

  • Innovative technology applications.
  • Regulation of aggregate production operations located over the aquifer.
  • Compliance monitoring of best management practices.

Staff will take comments 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after the 9 a.m. event. We will not offer open discussion during the hearing.

To participate online:

  • Access the meeting online (link removed) Nov. 18 at least 15 minutes before the event, or 30 minutes if you want to provide comments before.
  • Enter the Webinar ID: 982-381-875

To participate by phone:

  • Call 512-239-1201 on Nov. 17 to get instructions.
  • To listen without speaking, call 415-930-5321 on Nov. 18 and enter access code 772-633-750.

If you have special communication or other accommodation needs, call the Office of the Chief Clerk at least 5 business days before the hearing at 512-239-3300 or 1-800-RELAY-TX (TDD).

Written comments must be received by 5 p.m., Nov. 18, 2021. Reference the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program and submit:

  • By mail:
    Lillian Butler
    TCEQ, Austin Region
    P.O. Box 13087 – MC-R11
    Austin, Texas 78711-3087
  • By fax: 512-339-3795
  • By email: eapp@tceq.texas.gov

For further information or questions, contact Lilian Butler at 512-339-2929 or visit the Regulatory History of the Edwards Aquifer webpage.