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  • Virtual Inspections  - 

    In an effort to limit exposure to COVID-19, TCEQ regional offices and local environmental agencies have been shifting some onsite inspections to virtual inspections. Per our recent experience with TCEQ/City's virtual inspections, the following items »

  • Crystalline Silica 24-hour ReV DSD  - 

    On July 10, 2020, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) started a 45-day public comment period (ending August 28) for the proposed Development Support Document (DSD) for the 24-hour reference value (ReV) of crystalline silica, which »

  • BREAKING: TCEQ Adopts Rule to Allow for Commencement of Construction While a Permit Amendment Application is Pending  - 

    As a result of the 2019 passage of Texas House Bill 2726, Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC) §382.004, Construction While Permit Amendment Application Pending Rule, was revised to allow for an applicant for a permit amendment authorized under Title »

  • Tanks and Loading Increases RAP  - 

    In June 2020, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) issued an updated version of the Readily Available Permit (RAP) for Tanks and Loading Increases. The Tanks and Loading Increases RAP authorizes emissions from an annual increase to »

  • Handling Odor Complaints in Texas  - 

    Odor issues are often addressed on a case-by-case basis when nuisances are reported. State laws and local ordinances are adopting more specific odor guidelines and criteria. In Texas, TCEQ does review complaints when reported but does not regulate »

  • Title V Permits by Rule Supplemental Table  - 

    On May 29th, 2020, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) announced the roll out of the Permits by Rule Supplemental Table (OP-PBRSUP) for the incorporation of permits by rule (PBR) into Title V permits (see TCEQ's website for more »

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