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Rule Adoptions

Adoptions are rules that have been adopted by the commissioners and republished as final in the Texas Register.

 

ADOPTIONS are rules that have been adopted by the commissioners and republished as final in the Texas Register. They usually become effective 20 days after the TCEQ files them with the Texas Register for publication.

Adoptions will remain on this page for 30 days after the effective date.

Adoption Dates Rule Project Number Short Title/Description Adoption
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Approval Date
06/27/18

Effective Date
07/19/18

2017-009-305-OW Dental Office Pretreatment Standards (40 CFR Part 441) Adoption by Reference
The rulemaking amends 30 TAC §305.541 to adopt by reference 40 Code of Federal Regulations Part 441 as published on June 14, 2017, in the Federal Register (82 FedReg 27154 - 27178) and minor corrections to the rule that were published in the Federal Register on June 26, 2017 and July 5, 2017 (82 FedReg 28777; 82 FedReg 30997). The rulemaking also adopts by reference the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Dental Category.

Executive Summary

Ch. 305

Approval Date
06/27/18

Effective Date
07/19/18

2018-019-106-AI SB 8: Revisions to Permit By Rule
This rulemaking revises and updates definitions in permit by rule, concerning pathological waste incinerators.

Executive Summary

Ch. 106

Approval Date
05/09/18

Effective Date
05/31/18

2016-019-334-CE HB 7 (84th), SB 1557 (85th), and Implementation of Federal Petroleum Storage Tank Rule Updates
This rulemaking will implement SB 1557, 85th Legislature and will also incorporate any necessary changes to 30 TAC Chapter 334 in accordance with the 2015 revisions to the federal petroleum storage tank regulations in 40 CFR Part 280. Additionally, this rulemaking will allow TCEQ to reapply for state program approval from the EPA.

Executive Summary

Ch. 334

Approval Date
05/09/18

Effective Date
05/31/18

2017-027-039-LS SB 1045: Public Notice Requirements for Certain Air Permit Applications
Implementation of Senate Bill 1045 providing for consolidated public notice of certain air quality case-by-case permit applications.

Executive Summary

Ch. 39

Ch. 55