The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 6, has issued a final general permit (TXG110000) that regulates the discharge of facility wastewater and contact storm water from ready-mixed concrete plants, concrete products plants, and their associated facilities in Texas. Facilities with a Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code 3271, 3272, or 3273 may apply to the TCEQ for coverage under this general permit. The general permit’s effective date is February 2000. New facilities must submit an NOI 30 days prior to the date of initial discharge. On midnight February 14, 2005, this general permit expired. A renewal has been proposed and the 30-day public notice was published in the Texas Register on May 20, 2005. As authorized by 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 205.5(b), existing discharges covered by this general permit will maintain coverage until the commission takes final action on the proposed renewal. Therefore, no new discharges can be authorized under this general permit or notices of intent (NOIs) accepted until issuance of the proposed renewal.