Gaines County Solid Waste Management Act (Texas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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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 http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/CV/htm/CV.71.4A.htm
Applicable Jurisdiction Gaines County


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.tceq.texas.gov/permitting/waste_permits/waste_planning/wp_district.html


Summary

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
Website http://www.tceq.texas.gov/about/directory/region/reglist.html


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

Authority 1: Tex. Civ. Stat. 71.4A


















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