The Texas Association of Environmental Professionals (TAEP) is the premier organization for environmental professionals in the State of Texas. One of the primary aims of TAEP is the advancement of the environmental profession and the establishment of a forum to discuss important environmental issues.


Previous Luncheon Meeting Presentations


Karl Mueller, Environmental Manager, Refinery Specialties, Inc, April 20th presentation, Harmful Algal Blooms:  Nature, Occurrence, and Regulatory Outlook is available here PDF


David Lehmann, Technical Services Director at G2-IS, March 16th presentation, Hazardous Liquid Pipelines and Public Drinking Water Supplies: Managing Risk, Dollars, and Sense is available here  PDF


Scott Jones, Galveston Bay Foundation, February 16th presentation, Storm Surge Mitigation Concepts for the Houston-Galveston Area is available here PDF


Rachel Turney-Work, Enercon Services, Inc., January 19th presentation, Geospatial Data Solutions for Site and Corridor Siting Projects, is available here PDF


Older Luncheon Meeting Presentations can be found on our Archives page.



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May 2017 Luncheon Meeting

Thursday, May 18th

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Brady's Landing

8505 Cypress Street Houston, Texas

  Speaker: Joy Young, Oak Advising and Consulting


Topic: Environmental Liability Estimates for Financial Reporting

Bio: Joy M. Young is an environmental toxicologist with over 12 years of environmental and management consulting experience. Ms. Young began her career in site investigation and remediation; environmental due diligence; and litigation support with Environmental Resources Management (ERM) in working with contaminated sites in Texas, Arkansas, and Alabama. Ms. Young then transitioned to Big 4 Accounting at Deloitte, Touche, Tohmatsu and Ernst & Young as a Lead Environmental Specialist. There she was engaged as an environmental risk and remediation cost specialist in support of financial audits of environmental liabilities (ELs) and Asset Retirement Obligations (AROs); internal controls assessments related to environmental contingent liabilities and AROs; mergers and acquisitions environmental risk support, including purchase accounting considerations; and EH&S environmental management system (14001 & 18001) audits and recommendations. Now at Oak Advising and Consulting, Ms. Young leverages these experiences to provide risk-mitigation and purchase accounting expertise to corporate accounting and environmental functions during asset transactions; provide specialist support to independent accounting firms for EL and ARO financial audits; and to support environmental remediation engineering firms in the development of audit-ready estimates.

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MAY 16th, 2017 from 5-7pm

Austin, TX

Fado Irish Pub

214 W. 4th Street





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 The Texas Association of Environmental Professionals is pleased to announce that the Ninth Biennial Environmental Challenges and Innovations Conference Gulf Coast will take place on October 19, 2017 at the Hilton Westchase, 9999 Westheimer Road Houston, Texas 77042. This one-day event will provide a local forum for environmental professionals in the industry, government agencies, and consulting service companies, as well as university students in the greater Houston area to share technical presentations with their peers.  

More information will follow soon.


President's Corner

Click here to see the new President's Page! - updated February 6, 2017


TAEP Board of Director Elections for 2017/18 are now closed.  Thank you for voting!



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TAEP would like to thank sponsors for our programs and events!

2016 Holiday Party Scholarship Drive

Rineco Chemical Industries Inc. (Platinum Sponsor) 

Spirit Environmental Consultants (Gold Sponsor)

The Law Office of C. William Smalling, PC (Gold Sponsor)

Edge Engineering and Science (Gold Sponsor)

EMSI Environmental Services (Gold Sponsor)