Governing Law and Regulations
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Division for Regulatory Services Policy Standards and Quality Assurance Unit
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Specific Texas medical waste regulations apply to persons who generate, collect, transport, and store medical waste. Requirements include those in connection with packaging, marking and labeling, recordkeeping, reporting, and registration.
Hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs) are regulated by the federal New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) for new HMIWIs. Existing HMIWIs must comply with ...