Technical Assistance

Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC)

The SWAC is comprised of 24 members from the public and private sectors as well as general citizens and ex-officio members.  The Committee meets to discuss the following items prior to submission to TCEQ:
  • ETCOG solid waste grant applications;
  • Pass-through grant determinations and ETCOG managed project determinations;
  • Review of TCEQ direct grant applications and permit applications for regional plan consistency; and
  • Quarterly progress reports.

In general meetings of the Committee include, but are not limited to, discussion of the following:
  • Status of various solid waste management activities in or affecting the region;
  • Success or problems experienced by members;
  • New or proposed solid waste laws or regulations;
  • Opportunities for grants or cooperative efforts; and
  • Various issues of interest or concern.
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