Report an environmental emergency, discharge, spill, or air release. Links to rules, laws, technical assistance, waste management, State Emergency Response Commission. Contact TCEQ Emergency Response.
To report an environmental emergency, discharge, spill, or air release, call:
Topics Under This Category:
Spill Cleanups: Who Is Responsible? Who is responsible for cleanup of a spill (such as a chemical release) and when the TCEQ may take over.
Spill Waste Management Industrial vs. nonindustrial wastes; technical assistance available from the TCEQ; management options.
Spills: Cleanup and Waste Management Cleanup objectives and the TRRP rule. Management of spill waste.
Spills: Information for the Follow-up Report Required within 30 Days What to report and who to report it to.
Spills: Information for the Initial Notification Information to have handy when making a telephone report of a spill.
Spills: Reportable Quantities The RQ depends on the substance released and where released. Use this table to determine whether you must report and under what rule.
Spills: Rules and Laws Legislation and regulation covering accidental releases and their prevention.
Spills: Which State Agency Has Jurisdiction? Depending on what is spilled and where, it might not be the TCEQ.
State Emergency Response Commission Required under federal law, in Texas the SERC is synonymous with the Emergency Management Council of Texas. The TCEQ receives reports about accidental releases.
What to Do after a Spill Keep people safe. Identify what's spilled. Find out if warning signs are needed.