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


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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 April 2017 Luncheon Meeting

Thursday, April 20th

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Brady's Landing

8505 Cypress Street Houston, Texas

 Speaker: Karl Mueller, Refinery Specialties, Inc. 


Topic: Harmful Algal Blooms:  Nature, Occurrence and Regulatory Outlook

Speaker Bio: Karl Mueller currently serves as the Environmental Manager for Refinery Specialties, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty oilfield chemicals and an upstream oil and gas service provider.  Prior to joining RSI in January of 2016, Mr. Mueller worked for Sasol North America Inc. as a member of the Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Permits Team supporting a major facility expansion in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  Over a 20-year career, Mr. Mueller has worked for both the private and public sector in a variety of professional roles and assignments, including professional services consulting, remediation and project management, environmental sampling and monitoring, waste management, wastewater treatment operations and management, and Health & Safety management.  He has been certified as a Registered Environmental Manager (REM) since 2001, and holds a BA degree in Earth Science/Philosophy (Legal Theory) from Trinity University, as well as a Master of Environmental Studies (MES) degree from Baylor University.

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May 2017 Luncheon Meeting

Thursday, May 25th

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

Reservations available soon!




The 2017 NAEP Annual Conference will be held in the Durham Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina, March 27 - 30, 2017!

NAEP is pleased to announce that registration rates have not been increased this year. Please note that there are added savings if you are a speaker or a government employee.

Excellent training sessions are being offered on Monday, March 27. In-depth NEPA training will be available all day, as will sessions on Air Quality. The Air Quality segments can also be taken as half-day session(s), as can sessions on Ecosystem Services and Wildlife Habitat.

See the Schedule at a Glance BY CLICKING HERE. Four concurrent oral sessions in each of the time frames will be supplemented by off-property tours on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The tours will encompass Ecosystem Restoration, Brownfields, Duke University's Stream and Wetland Assessment Management Park, and a Duke Forest Tour.

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Download a PDF Registration Form HERE.

For information on Sponsor and Exhibit Opportunities please CLICK HERE.

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 The Texas Association of Environmental Professionals is pleased to announce that the Ninth Annual Environmental Challenges and Innovations Conference Gulf Coast 2017 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 open!

Please visit our Annual Elections Page for candidate biographies and instruction on how to vote.  

Your vote is important to TAEP- please vote today! 



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