Subsurface Excavations (Texas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Texas


Applies to States or Provinces Texas
Name Subsurface Excavations (Texas)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Primary Website http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/WA/htm/WA.31.htm


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.tceq.texas.gov/agency/mining.html


Summary

This legislation addresses subsurface excavations conducted for all purposes other than the exploration or production of gas and oil resources that may adversely affect water resources of the state. Excavations regulated by this legislation, including those intended for the purpose of waste disposal, require a permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.


Policy Contact

Contact Name David W. Galindo
Department Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Division Water Quality Division



Phone 512-239-0951


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


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

Authority 1: Tex. Water Code 31


















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