TCEQ Municipal Solid Waste Sites and Landfills

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Creation date varies Texas State TCEQ

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Data Details

Available Formats: Shapefile, Geo-Database, KML
Alternative Data: None
Derivative Data: None
Known Issues: None
Recommended Uses: Basemap, Research, Analysis
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EPSG 4269


This layer contains all permitted or registered landfills and associated Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) facilities for the State of Texas as of the publication date shown below. The dataset contains both closed and open landfills. The associated facilities represent various categories including transfer stations, waste processing facilities, and recyling centers. The type of facility is indicatd by the Facility Type (FACILITY_T) field. Landfills are represented by Facility Types 1 - 4. Type 2 and 3 are historical facility types that are no longer used for new permits.