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Rule Proposals

Proposals are rules that have been approved by the commissioners to be published in the Texas Register for public comment.

Proposals are rules that have been approved by the commissioners to be published in the Texas Register for public comment. The public comment period usually lasts for 30 days after the publication date. After the public comment period has closed, staff evaluates all comments and makes appropriate changes to the proposed rule. The draft adoption is then filed with the Chief Clerk and moved to Pending Adoptions.

Proposal Dates Rule Project Number Short Title/Description Proposal (PDF)
  • Approval Date:
    6/29/2022
  • Comments Due:
    8/15/2022
  • Submit via eComments:
    7/15/2022 – 8/15/2022
2022-005-113-AI Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) and Generally Available Control Technology (GACT) Standards Update
The proposed amendments to Chapter 113, Subchapter C are necessary to make commission rules relating to NESHAP for source categories consistent with EPA guidance and regulations (40 CFR Part 63).
  • Approval Date:
    4/13/2022
  • Comments Due:
    6/02/2022
  • Submit via eComments:
    4/15/2022 – 6/02/2022
2021-035-112-AI 2010 SO2 NAAQS Round 4 Nonattainment Areas Attainment Control Measures.
The rulemaking would add provisions to Chapter 112 to limit emissions from sources in the Howard, Hutchinson, and Navarro 2010 SO2 NAAQS nonattainment areas. This rule project, if adopted, will be submitted to the EPA to revise the SIP.
  • Approval Date:
    3/30/2022
  • Comments Due:
    5/17/2022
  • Submit via eComments:
    4/15/2022 – 5/17/2022
2021-027-299-CE SB 600: Dam Safety Updates.

Consideration for publication of and hearing on proposed amended Subchapter A of 30 TAC, Chapter 299, Dams and Reservoirs. The proposed rulemaking would add language from Senate Bill (SB) 600 (2021), House Bill (HB) 2694 (2011), and HB 677 and make revisions in Sections 299.1, 299.2, and 299.7 to clarify the language.

  • Approval Date:
    3/09/2022
  • Comments Due:
    5/02/2022
  • Submit via eComments:
    3/18/2022 – 5/02/2022
2020-014-307-OW Triennial Revision of Texas Surface Water Quality Standards

This rulemaking will satisfy federal requirements for triennial review of the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards, 30 TAC Chapter 307.