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Texas Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Classification of criminal offenses: 1 Texas Penal Code (TPC) 3.12.02 to 3.12.35 and 1 TPC 3.12.51

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Air: 2 Texas Water Code (TWC) 7.051, 2 TWC 7.052, 2 TWC 7.101 to 7.103, 2 TWC 7.177 to 7.183, and 2 TWC 7.187

Asbestos: 25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 295.70

Community right-to-know (CRTK): 6 Texas Health and Safety Code (H&SC) 505.014 to 507.009

Electronics recycling: TWC 7.052

Hazardous materials transporters: 37 TAC 4.16

Hazardous waste: 2 TWC 7.051, 2 TWC 7.052, 2 TWC 7.102, 2 TWC 7.162, 2 TWC 7.163, and 2 TWC 7.187

Medical waste: 2 TWC 7.164 to 7.171

Recycling:

Electronics: 2 TWC 7.052, 30 TAC 328.153, and 30 TAC 328.197

Solid waste: 2 TWC 7.051, 2 TWC 7.052, 2 TWC 7.102, 2 TWC 7.161, 2 TWC 7.184, 2 TWC 7.185, and 5 H&SC 368.018

Sludge transporters: 30 TAC 312.150

Pesticides/herbicides: 5 Texas Agricultural Code (TAgC) 76.1555 to 76.202

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): Underground storage tanks (USTs): 2 TWC 7.102, 2 TWC 7.103, 2 TWC 7.145, 2 TWC 7.148 to 156, 2 TWC 7.1562, 2 TWC 7.187, 2 TWC 26.3574

Used oil: 2 TWC 7.176, 2 TWC 7.052, 2 TWC 7.102, and 5 H&SC 371.110

Water:

Oil spills: 2 Texas Natural Resource Code (TNRC) 40.251

Drinking water: 5 H&SC 341.047 to 341.049

Sewage: 2 TWC 7.173

Underground injection: 2 TWC 27.101, 2 TWC 27.101, and 2 TWC 27.157

Water appropriation: 2 TWC 11.082

Water quality: 2 TWC 7.052 and 2 TWC 7.149 to 7.155

Wastewater: 2 TWC 7.148

Workplace safety and health:

Hazard communication for public sector workplaces: 25 TAC 295.11

Hazard communication in agriculture: 5 TAgC 125.016

Regulatory Agencies

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)

Texas Department of Health (TDH) Bureau of Environmental Health ...


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