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Regional Councils of Governments

Information about Regional Councils of Governments in Texas.

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.