Gaines County Solid Waste Management Act (Texas)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to County|| Gaines County
|Name||Gaines County Solid Waste Management Act (Texas)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Implementing Sector|| Local
|Program Administrator||Texas Commission on Environmental Quality|
|Applicable Jurisdiction|| Gaines County
|Last Review|| 2014-09-15
This Act establishes the Gaines County Solid Waste Management District, a governmental body to develop and carry out a regional water quality protection program through solid waste management and regulation of waste disposal.
The District has the power to prepare, adopt plans for, purchase, obtain permits for, construct, acquire, own, operate, maintain, repair, improve, and extend inside and outside the boundaries of the district any works, improvements, landfills, recycling facilities, waste-to-energy facilities, composting facilities, transfer stations, storage sites, and other facilities, plants, pipelines, equipment, and appliances necessary to transport, process, dispose of, and control solid waste and to protect groundwater within the district in accordance with state law.
|Contact Name||Lorinda Gardner (regional director)|
|Department||Gaines County Solid Waste Management District|
|Division||Region 7, Midland|
|Address|| 9900 W IH-20, Ste.100, Midland, TX, 79706
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:|| Tex. Civ. Stat. 71.4A