Texas Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Texas Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations


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Aluminum or copper reclaim furnaces: 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 106.322

Vehicle refueling: 30 TAC 115.248


Air monitor technician: 25 TAC 295.52, 25 TAC 295.64(g), and 25 TAC 295.64(i)

Transporters: 25 TAC 295.56

Hazardous waste transfer stations: 30 TAC 335.94


Government employee applicators: 25 TAC 267.5

Private applicators: 4 TAC 7.21

Agricultural handlers and workers: 4 TAC 8.1, 4 TAC 8.4, and 4 TAC 8.11

Solid waste:

Industrial solid waste landfill operators: 30 TAC 335.586

Municipal solid waste (MSW) facility supervisors: 30 TAC 30.201 to 30.214

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tank (UST) supervisor license: 30 TAC 30.310

UST operators: 30 TAC 334.601 to 334.606


Ag waste: 30 TAC 321.45

Drinking water: 30 TAC 30.381 to 30.402

Stormwater: Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) GP TXR050000

Wastewater: 30 TAC 30.331 to 30.355

Workplace safety and health:

Hazard communication (public sector): 25 TAC 295.7

Regulatory Agencies

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Texas General Land Office (GLO) Oil Spill Prevention and Response Department

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 6

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)

Texas Structural Pest Control Board (SPCB)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. Texas has adopted training rules that are stricter than federal requirements for operators of aluminum or copper reclaim furnaces, certain asbestos abatement personnel categories, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), ...

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