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


 Dr. W.C. "Rusty" Riese,
May 15, presentation, Climate  Change Facts and Fictions, is available for download herePDF.

Tina Walker and Dr. Carrie Bradford, Texas Department of State Health, Health Assessment and Toxicology Program, March 20, 2014 presentation, Current Work Regarding the San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund Program, is available for download herePDF.

Jayson Hudson (USACE Galveston District), February 20, 2014 presentation, Regulating Water Resource Projects, is available for download herePDF.

Scott Jones, Director of Advocacy, Galveston Bay Foundation, January 14, 2014 presentation, Storm Surge Mitigation: Status and Questions, is available for download herePDF.

Beryl Thatcher, TCEQ's Air Permits Chemical Section Chief, July 26 presentation, Current TCEQ Air Permitting Activities, is available for download herePDF.

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



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Updated June 14, 2014



Updated July 17, 2014







Young Environmental Professionals Social


Local Pour Houston

1952 West Gray Street, Houston, 77019

Date: Tuesday, July29th

Time: 6:00 pm

 Host:  Jenny Towns

  Please RSVP at if you intend to attend.


August 21, 2014 Luncheon Meeting


 Speaker: [Tentative] Jen Clancey with City of Houston on the subject of 
Topic: [Tentative] City of Houston Environmental Programs


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here to see the new President's Page! - updated July 14, 2014

President's Corner

Hello all!

We hope you are enjoying our new and rapidly improving website and online services!  Should you need any assistance with the member services section, or perhaps registering for a meeting or renewing your membership, please email myself or our webmaster Craig Klein. You may also reach our treasurer, Ed, at 281-668-7353alt281-668-7353alt or by email.

Thank you for your interest in TAEP!  We are glad you are with us as we continue to grow and strengthen our organization.

Jim Dobberstine
President and Education Director
Texas Association of Environmental Professionals

New Membership Categories - May Save You Money!

We have rolled out our new membership categories and you may be surprised - there may be a different category that could save you or your company money.  New members please review the all membership categories here on our Membership Information page and select the appropriate membership form. 

Renewing members should also review these in case your situation fits another category that wasn't previously available.  If you still fit the General Member category, there is a new online renewal form located here.  If you let your membership expire then you will need to fill-out your information again on a new member form located here.

If you cannot register as a new member online or need to mail a check then please use the form hereWord Icon or herePDF.

We are still tweaking some features to make the forms more user friendly for both members and those of us who volunteer to serve our members, so we welcome your feedback and bear with us as we continue to improve our membership forms. For any questions at all about membership and sending us feedback, contact our Membership Director at



26th Annual

Texas Environmental Superconference

"On the Band Wagon"

Thursday-Friday | August 7-8 | Austin, Texas

Click here to see the conference brochure and to register on the State Bar of Texas, Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section website.  Registration is now open!


Presented By

State Bar of Texas Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section

Air & Waste Management Association, Southwest Section

Water Environment Association of Texas

Texas Association of Environmental Professionals

The Auditing Roundtable

American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy & Resources


The Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts (TAGD) 3rd Annual Texas Groundwater Summit
August 26-28th2014
San Marcos

If you’re interested please see here for more information.