Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Under Texas law, state regulatory agencies may require a statement of environmental, social, and economic impacts for any proposed project to clarify that the project is not detrimental to the environment or to the public interest, health, or welfare. The environmental, social, and economic impact evidence may be a written statement, oral testimony, or both.
For federal environmental review requirements, see the national section ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT.
• Administration and enforcement. TCEQ or the appropriate regulating state agency may require environmental impact information on a case-by-case basis.