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Latitude and Longitude Requirements: Tier II Chemical Reporting

Latitude and longitude requirements for Tier II Reporting.

Longitude and latitude coordinates provided in Tier II Reports must be expressed as decimal degrees to 4 significant figures. Use a latitude and longitude converter Exit the TCEQ to change readings of degrees, minutes, and seconds to decimal degrees There must be a minimum of 4 numbers to the right of the decimal place in each longitude and latitude coordinate provided.

Additionally the longitude in Texas begins with a negative sign “-“. For example the Texas State Capitol Building would report the latitude 30.2746 and the longitude -97.7403.