Governing Law and Regulations
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Office of Compliance and Enforcement
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Owners and operators of land treatment facilities in Texas must comply with both the federal land treatment rules and state run-on and runoff control system standards. The state standards for run-on and runoff control systems must be complied with during the closure and post-closure of a land treatment facility as well. See the state section CLOSURE AND POST-CLOSURE PLANS for more information. Texas sets forth additional recordkeeping requirements for interim status facilities, and facility owners and operators must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees. The state's more stringent permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS.
• Administration and enforcement. TCEQ's Office of Compliance and Enforcement administers and enforces the land treatment facility requirements in Texas.
RUN-ON AND RUNOFF CONTROL SYSTEMS
30 TAC 335.121 and 30 TAC 335.171
Run-on. The owner or operator must design, construct, operate, and maintain a run-on control system capable of preventing flow onto the treatment zone during peak discharge ...