RRC to Host Public Comment Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Chapter 5 RulesJuly 05, 2023
The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) will host a public comment hearing on the proposed amendments to Chapter 5, relating to Carbon Dioxide (CO2), which are part of the RRC’s ongoing application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for enforcement primacy of the Class VI Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program.
The hearing will be held virtually from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2023. It can be viewed via live webcast on the AdminMonitor website at https://adminmonitor.com/tx/rrc/hearing/20230717/.
The first part of the hearing will consist of a brief overview by RRC staff regarding the proposed rule amendments. The second part of the hearing will consist of public comment on the proposed rule amendments.
To view the proposed rules, visit the RRC website at https://www.rrc.texas.gov/general-counsel/rules/proposed-rules/ under “Chapter 5. Carbon Dioxide – Various Rules”.
To view additional information on the hearing and instructions on presenting public comments at the hearing, visit the RRC website at https://www.rrc.texas.gov/media/t5om2uuh/2023-prop-amend-chapter-5-hearing-notice_070523.pdf.