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Regional Councils of Governments

How to contact COGs. How TCEQ and COGs coordinate municipal solid waste management. Definition of a COG.

Councils of governments (COG) are voluntary organizations of local governmental entities that coordinate programs and services to address needs that cross jurisdictional boundaries. Texas has 24 COG regions.

A listing of the COGs, the areas they include, and contact information is available on the Texas Association of Regional Councils website .

Please contact the TCEQ Waste Permits Division at (512) 239-2335, or by email to with the subject COG Coordination if you have questions about how COGs coordinate with the TCEQ regarding municipal solid waste management.