The Wise Report

The Wise Report
Henry M. Wise, P.G.
November 15, 2008
On November 5, 2008 the TCEQ approved the proposal of a rule package to revise 30 TAC Chapter 350, the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP),  and Chapter 334, Underground and Aboveground Storage Tanks rules. The proposed rule language will be published in the November 21, 2008, issue of the Texas Register  for public comment. The public comment period will end January 5, 2009. You may download the proposed amendments to both Chapters from the following Web page:
The TCEQ will hold a stakeholders meeting on this proposal in Austin on December 11, 2008 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Bldg E, Room 201S, at the commission's central office located at 12100 Park 35 Circle. The meeting is intended to facilitate discussion on the proposed rules.  Oral comments will not be recorded. Comments may be submitted by:

  • mail to Michael Parrish, MC 205, Office of Legal Services, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087;
  • by fax  to Michael Parrish  at  (512) 239-4808; or
  • electronic at File size restrictions may apply to comments submitted through the eComments system.

All comments should reference Rule Project Number 2009-003-350-PR.
Additionally, the TCEQ will hold a public hearing on this proposal in Austin on December 16, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 201S, Building E, at the commission's central office located at 12100 Park 35 Circle. The hearing will be structured for the receipt of oral or written comments. Registration begins 30 minutes prior to the hearing. Individuals may present oral statements when called upon in order of registration. A time limit may be established to assure enough time is allowed for every interested person to speak. There will be no open discussion during the hearing; however, commission staff members will be available for discussion 30 minutes prior to the hearing and will answer questions before and after the hearing. Persons planning to attend the hearing, who have special communication or other accommodation needs, should contact Michael Parrish, Office of Legal Services, at (512) 239-2548. Requests should be made as far in advance as possible.
Henry M. Wise, P.G.
The Wise Report

Henry M. Wise
Saturday, November 15, 2008
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