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Study on Effects of Installation, Operation, Removal, and Disposal of certain equipment

The TCEQ, in coordination with consulting agencies and stakeholders, is conducting a study of the effects of the installation, operation, removal, and disposal of solar, wind turbine, and energy storage equipment.

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S.B. 1290

This study was requested by Senate Bill 1290 of the 88th Legislature. TCEQ has entered into an agreement with the University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology to study and draft a report to legislature.

Stakeholder Meeting

To gather input and material for the study, interested parties are invited to participate in an online (virtual) stakeholder meeting on:

To participate in the stakeholder meeting, please contact

Information Sharing

Individuals and groups that wish to share information, articles, other studies related to the S.B. 1290 study are encouraged to do so. Relevant shared information will be listed in this section.

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Recyclable Materials Feedstock Study: TCEQ conducted a study to create a Recycling Market Development Plan for promotion of using recyclable materials as feedstock in processing and manufacturing.

Study on the Economic Impacts of Recycling: TCEQ conducted a study on the current and potential economic impacts of recycling, including state and local revenue that may be considered lost because recyclable materials are not recycled.

Annual Summary of Municipal Solid Waste Management in Texas: TCEQ is responsible for data assessment and planning for the management of solid wastes in Texas. To support these activities, TCEQ collects and compiles data on the processing and disposal of municipal solid waste. The data are compiled and published in an annual summary report titled Municipal Solid Waste in Texas: A Year in Review (TCEQ publication AS-187).

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