RRC Houston District Office Is Closed

The RRC Houston District Office is closed due to a power outage from last week’s storm damage in the city. If you need assistance, you can contact the office by calling 713-869-5001 or by emailing Houston@rrc.texas.gov.

Online Environmental Permit Resources

Current Environmental Permits

Permitted Commercial Disposal Facilities By List

Permitted Commercial Disposal Facilities By Map

Permitted Oil and Gas Waste Haulers and Commerical Disposal Wells

Permit Application Forms

The Website Forms Library is continually being expanded with the addition of new forms. Forms specific to Environmental Permits are outlined below.

Form H-11 (Application for Permit to Maintain and Use a Pit)

Form WH-1 (Application for Oil and Gas Waste Hauler's Permit)

Form WH-2 (Oil and Gas Waste Hauler's List of Vehicles)

Form WH-3 (Oil and Gas Waste Hauler's Authority to Use an Approved Disposal/Injection System)

Form CF-1 (Commercial Facility Bond)

Form CF-2 (Commercial Facility Irrevocable Standby Letter of Credit)

Form R-2 (Monthly Report for Reclaiming and Treating Plants)

Form R-9 (Application for a Permit to Operate a Reclamation Plant) 

Form H-20 (Hazardous Oil and Gas Waste Generator (and Transporter) Notification)

Form H-21 (Hazardous Oil and Gas Waste Report)

EPA Form 8700-12 (United States Environmental Protection Agency - RCRA Subtitle C Site Indentification Form)

Requirements for Permit Applications Made by Letter of Request

Requirements for a Permit Application to Discharge Hydrostatic Test Water

Requirements for a Permit Application to Landfarm or Landtreat Drilling Fluids and Cuttings

Requirements for a Permit Application to Land Apply Produced Water or Gas Plant Effluent

Requirements for a Permit Application to Operate a Commercial Oil and Gas Waste Separation Facility

Requirements for a Permit Application to Operate a Commercial Recycling Facility

Other Guidance and Manuals

Summary of Statewide Rule 8

Waste Minimization in the Oil Field

Interim Guidance for Hazardous Waste (SWR 98) Manual

Field Guide for Reportable Surface Releases of Crude Oil in Non-Sensitive Areas

Guidance for Disposal of O&G Wastes at TCEQ Landfills

Environmental Information

Groundwater, aquifer and water well information from the Texas Water Development Board: 
Groundwater Data Viewer

Soil information from the Natural Resources Conservation Service:
Web Soil Survey

Geologic information hosted by the USGS:
Geologic Atlas of Texas

100-year flood information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency:
Flood Map Service Center
Estimated Base Flood Elevation Viewer 

Precipitation Data from NOAA:
NOAA Atlas 14 Point Precipitation Frequency Estimates

Lake Evaporation and Precipitation:
Water Data For Texas

Wetlands information from the US Fish and Wildlife Service:
Wetlands Mapper

Geographic Information

Land survey and well information from our public GIS and Online Research Queries:
RRC Online Research Queries

Land survey information from the Texas General Land Office:

Coastal Management Program Boundary information from the Texas General Land Office: