Governing Law and Regulations
Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Both state and federal rules exist in Texas for pollution prevention (P2) compliance. See the national section POLLUTION PREVENTION for more information about the federal rules.
Texas's P2 rules require almost all hazardous waste generators and hazardous substance users to develop and implement reduction plans and to report annually to the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) on their progress (30 TAC 335.471 to 335.480). Texas also provides for an exemption from property taxation for pollution control equipment used for the control of air, water, or land pollution.
• Administration ...