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Who runs TCEQ?

Who runs TCEQ?

About Toby Baker. The executive director, who is hired by the commissioners, is responsible for managing the agency’s day-to-day operations. Prior to Baker’s recent move to executive director, he served as commissioner for TCEQ for 6 years.

How do I contact TCEQ?

855-685-8237 For use by the public to contact TCEQ regarding customer service concerns.

How many TCEQ regions are there?

16 TCEQ regions
Office location maps of the 16 TCEQ regions. The links below will take you off the TCEQ website to street maps composed by Google Maps.

Is TCEQ a government agency?

1973. The legislature removes the Texas Air Control Board from the Department of Health, making it an independent state agency.

How many employees does TCEQ have?

2,800 employees
We have approximately 2,800 employees, located in our central office in Austin and 16 regional offices around Texas.

When was TCEQ created?

Brief History of the TCEQ: The Texas Board of Water Engineers, established in 1913, became the Texas Water Commission in 1962, which then became the Texas Water Rights Commission in 1965.

How do I file a complaint with TCEQ?

call us toll-free at (888) 777-3186 (24 hours), OR. contact your local regional office. Or email us at [email protected]

What is TCQ in Texas?

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is the environmental agency for the state of Texas. The commission’s headquarters are located at 12100 Park 35 Circle in Austin.

What region is Waco?

Central Texas includes the Austin–Round Rock, Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Bryan–College Station, and Waco metropolitan areas.

How is TCEQ funded?

Purpose: Each year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides TCEQ with designated federal Section 105 air grant funds to be awarded to eligible local air pollution control programs for air monitoring activities.

Who does TCEQ report to?

the EPA
TCEQ coordinates and manages information obtained through the monthly waste receipt summary (MWRS) and the annual waste summary report (AWS) in order to compile the biennial report to the EPA.

What is the purpose of TCEQ?

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality strives to protect our state’s public health and natural resources consistent with sustainable economic development. Our goal is clean air, clean water, and the safe management of waste.