Governing Law and Regulations
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Office of Waste
Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Texas has a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-approved underground storage tank (UST) program and follows the federal UST rules as revised in 2015, including the operator training, secondary containment, delivery prohibition, and operation and maintenance requirements. See the national section UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS for a summary of the federal rules. Texas has stricter notification, registration, and certification requirements, as well as ...