Gaines County Solid Waste Management Act (Texas)

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Place Texas

Applies to County Gaines County

Name Gaines County Solid Waste Management Act (Texas)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector Local

Program Administrator Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction Gaines County

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


This Act establishes the Gaines County Solid Waste Management District, a governmental body to develop and carry out a regional water quality protection program through solid waste management and regulation of waste disposal.

The District has the power to prepare, adopt plans for, purchase, obtain permits for, construct, acquire, own, operate, maintain, repair, improve, and extend inside and outside the boundaries of the district any works, improvements, landfills, recycling facilities, waste-to-energy facilities, composting facilities, transfer stations, storage sites, and other facilities, plants, pipelines, equipment, and appliances necessary to transport, process, dispose of, and control solid waste and to protect groundwater within the district in accordance with state law.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Lorinda Gardner (regional director)
Department Gaines County Solid Waste Management District
Division Region 7, Midland
Address 9900 W IH-20, Ste.100, Midland, TX, 79706

Phone 432-570-1359

Fax 432-561-5512


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Tex. Civ. Stat. 71.4A