TX NATURAL RESOURCES CODE

SUBTITLE B. SURVEYS AND SURVEYORS

CHAPTER 40. OIL SPILL PREVENTION AND RESPONSE ACT OF 1991

SUBCHAPTER B. DISCHARGE RESPONSE



§ 40.051. NOTIFICATION.
     On notification of an actual or threatened unauthorized discharge of oil, the commissioner shall act to assess the discharge and prevent, abate, or contain any pollution from the discharge.

Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 10, § 1, eff. March 28, 1991.

§ 40.052. HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES DISCHARGES.
     If the unauthorized discharge involves predominantly a hazardous substance, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality shall carry out responsibility for abatement, containment, removal, and cleanup of the hazardous substances discharged, pursuant to Subchapter G, Chapter 26, Water Code.

Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 10, § 1, eff. March 28, 1991. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, § 11.267, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 146, § 4, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.