Texas Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Homeland Security Act, Texas Government Code 421

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Texas Manufacturing Facility Community Right-to-Know Act, 6 Texas Health and Safety Code (H&SC) 505.001 to 505.016, and regulations at 25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 295.181

Texas Public Employer Community Right-to-Know Act, 6 H&SC 506.001 to 506.017, and regulations at 25 TAC 295.182

Texas Nonmanufacturing Facilities Community Right-to-Know Act, 6 H&SC 507.001 to 507.013, and regulations at 25 TAC 295.183

Texas Toxic Chemical Release Reporting Act, 5 H&SC 370.001 to 370.008

Solid waste:

Municipal solid (nonhazardous) waste landfills (MSWLFs): 30 TAC 330.131

Municipal solid (nonhazardous) waste storage and processing units: 30 TAC 330.223

Trade secrets: 30 TAC 1.5


Drinking water: 30 TAC 290.42

Raw water intakes: 30 TAC 290.41(e)(2)(C)

Water storage tanks: 30 TAC 290.43

Chlorination of drinking water: 30 TAC 290.42(e)(4)(B) and 290.42(e)(5)

Wastewater: 30 TAC 217.328

Regulatory Agencies

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)

Department of Public Safety (DPS) Division of Emergency Management

DPS Division of Intelligence and Counterterrorism

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 6

State Emergency Response Commission

Local emergency planning committees (LEPC)

Local fire and police departments

To Report Emergency Releases:National Response Center: 800-424-8802Texas Environmental Release Hotline:800-832-8224 or 911

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

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