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Industrial and Hazardous Waste Forms and Guidance

Guidance and forms for Industrial and Hazardous Waste permit applications, public notices, and fee reports, as well as instructional documents and tools.

Notice:

To ensure uninterrupted and effective work we ask that in addition to the mailed hardcopy submittals, please also email them to ihwper@tceq.texas.gov online to allow for immediate access to project managers

If your application is larger than 25 MB, you can submit your application via TCEQ’s file transfer protocol server (FTPS) to ihwper@tceq.texas.gov. For instructions on using the agency’s FTPS, please visit the TCEQ FTPS websiteExit the TCEQ.

If you have any questions, please email ihwper@tceq.texas.gov and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Permit Applications 

NEW All applications submitted on or after October 1, 2022, must include a Core Data Form (TCEQ-10400).

  • Part B / Compliance Plan with Screening Tool (TCEQ-00376):
  • Part B Administrative and Technical Evaluation Checklist (TCEQ-00136):
  • Complete and submit the checklist for the following application types:
    • New / Renewal applications
    • Class 3 permit modification or major amendment applications for addition, expansion, or replacement of one or more permitted waste management units
    • Partial permit transfer applications to transfer one or more permitted waste management units to another operator or permittee

Industrial Waste Classification Audit Forms

Use these forms to complete the Waste Classification Audit Process.


Public Notices Guidance

Plain Language Summary Form

Use this form to provide a plain-language summary of the applications for a Class 3 permit modification, permit amendment, permit renewals, and for a new permit.

Verification Forms

Use these forms to verify that you have issued a public notice for each instance below.

      • Microsoft Word Document Class 2 Public Notice Language Example
      • Public Notice for Notice of Receipt and Intent (NORI):
        Use this form to verify that you have notified the public of your intent to apply for a permit.
      • Public Notice for Notice of Application and Preliminary Decision (NAPD):
        Use this form to verify that you have notified the public of the application and preliminary decision for a draft permit.
      • NORI and NAPD in Spanish for:
        • Class 3 Modification Applications to Industrial and Hazardous Waste Permits
        • New, Renewal, or Major Amendment Hazardous Waste Permit Applications
        • Post-Closure Care Orders

Instructional Documents and Tools


IHW Management Fees

UPDATE In November 2021, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) adopted regulations to revise the hazardous and Class 1 industrial waste management fees. In accordance with 30 Texas Administrative Code (30 TAC) Section 335.325(j)(3), the executive director has conducted a review of the IHW management fee and will increase the fee rates by 12% for waste managed on or after March 1, 2022. This increase will be reflected in the March monthly report, due by April 25, 2022.

On March 1, 2022, TCEQ will begin assessing fees according to the following schedules:
Commercial Facilities:

Disposition

Class 1
In State 

Class 1
Out of State

Hazardous
In State

Hazardous
Out of State

Energy Recovery

N/A

N/A

$8.96/ton

$8.96/ton

Fuel Processing

N/A

N/A

$6.72/ton

$6.72/ton

Incineration

$3.58/ton

$4.48/ton

$17.92/ton

$22.40/ton

Incineration
Aq. Waste

$0.36/ton

$0.45/ton

$1.79/ton

$2.24/ton

Land Treatment

$5.38/ton

$6.72/ton

$26.88/ton

$33.60/ton

Landfill

$6.72/ton

$8.40/ton

$33.60/ton

$42/ton

Processing

N/A

N/A

$8.96/ton

$11.20/ton

Storage

N/A

N/A

$2.24/ton

$2.24/ton

Underground Injection

$4.03/dwt

$5.04/dwt

$20.16/dwt

$25.20/dwt

Underground Injection
of Inorganic Salts

$0.81/dwt

$1.01/dwt

$4.03/dwt

$5.04/dwt

Non-Commercial Facilities:

Disposition

Hazardous In State

Hazardous Out of State

Energy Recovery

$4.48/ton

$4.48/ton

Fuel Processing

$3.36/ton

$3.36/ton

Incineration

$8.96/ton

$11.20/ton

Incineration
Aq. Waste

$0.90/ton

$1.12/ton

Land Treatment

$13.44/ton

$16.80/ton

Landfill

$16.80/ton

$21.28/ton

Processing

$4.48/ton

$5.60/ton

Storage

$1.12/ton

$1.12/ton

Underground Injection

$10.08/dwt

$12.32/dwt

Underground Injection
of Inorganic Salts

$2.02/dwt

$2.46/dwt

Letters and emails regarding the March 1, 2022, fee increase were sent to facility billing contacts in January 2022. Please contact IHWPER@tceq.texas.gov to update contact information if you did not receive an email or letter.


Monthly Summary and Payment Report Forms for Waste Management Fees for Facilities

As authorized by 30 Texas Administrative Code §335.331(c), operators of waste management facilities submitting late reports concerning the management of waste under the Health and Safety Code, §361.136 are subject to an assessment of late payment penalties and interest in accordance with 30 TAC Chapter 12.