The Former Houston Wood
Preserving Works Site

Notice of Public Meeting — May 2022
Union Pacific Railroad Company, owner of the Houston Wood Preserving Works located at 4910 Liberty Road, Houston, 77026, in Harris County, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a renewal and major amendment of Hazardous Waste Permit/Compliance Plan No. 50343 to authorize: the continued post-closure care and corrective action at the facility; the addition of solid waste management units and areas of concern subject to corrective action; updates to on-site and off-site plume management zones; the addition of a Response Action Plan to address soil and groundwater contamination; the addition of alternate point of exposure wells; a facility name change from Union Pacific Railroad Company, Houston Tie Plant to Union Pacific Railroad Company, Houston Wood Preserving Works; changes in the facility legal description, financial assurance, and to the facility boundary; typographical corrections; and administrative changes. TCEQ received the application on December 10, 2014. The following link to an electronic map of the facility or the facility’s general location is provided as a public courtesy and is not part of the application or notice: For exact location, refer to application.
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