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


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


Jayson Hudson, USACE, November 17th presentation, Nationwides, Banks and More...A Cornucopia of Regulatory Updates from the Galveston District, is available herePDF

Deborah January-Bevers, President and CEO Houston Wilderness, October 20th presentation,
Gulf-Houston Regional Conservation Plan, is available herePDF soon

Poonam R. Kulkarni, P.E. Environmental Engineer, GSI Environmental Inc., September 15th presentation, Thermal Monitoring of Natural Source Zone Depletion (NSZD), is available herePDF

Heather Woodward, CHMM, REM; Technical Director W&M Environmental Group, August 18th presentation, Solid and Hazardous Waste - New Hazardous Secondary Material Rule,
is available herePDF

Holly Reed, Managing Director, External Affairs, Texas Central Partners, LLC., June 16th presentation, High Speed Rail Corridor Project from Houston to N. Texas, is available herePDF

Michael F. Bloom, PE, ENV SP, BCEE, R. G. Miller Engineers, Inc., May 19th presentation,
Overview of “ENVISION” A Sustainability Rating System for Infrastructure Project,
is available herePDF

Jed Anderson, Attorney, The AL Law Group PLLC,April 21st presentation, Environmental Regulatory ‘Over-Compliance’ Costing Texas Industry $ Millions, is available for download herePDF

Dr. Eduardo Olaguer, Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), March 17th presentation, HARC: Overview of the Benzene and Other Toxics (BEE-TEX) Field Study, is available herePDF

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



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We need your help please come learn about our upcoming Environmental Challenges and Innovations Conference (ECIC) at our first planning meeting.  The ECIC will take place in October of 2017.

ECIC 2017 Planning Meeting

Wednesday, January 25th

11:30 - 1:00 pm


Rio Ranch Restaurant inside the

Hilton Westchase Hotel

9999 Westheimer Rd.

Houston, TX 77056

No RSVP, just show up to learn and help

We hope to see you there!



February 2017 Luncheon Meeting

Thursday, February 16th

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Brady's Landing

8505 Cypress Street Houston, Texas


Speaker: TBD


Make a Reservation here soon


March 1-3, 2017 TRRP Training

GSI Environmental Inc. and the Texas Association of Environmental Professionals (TAEP) are pleased to present the TRRP Training Program, pertaining to the Texas Risk Reduction Program (30 TAC 350). Three courses are offered in Houston next March 2017, as follows: 


  • March 1 - 2:  TRRP Rule Orientation/Step-by-Step 
  • March 3:       TRRP Guidance & Policy: Recent Developments 


This comprehensive, informative, and popular training series is instructed by GSI with participation by key TCEQ technical staff.


For further details, pricing, and on-line registration, please visit GSI website at
or click here for the event flyer.


TAEP Members: Please email for your 10% member discount code. 


If we may assist you personally, please feel free to contact GSI at 713-522-6300 or by email at .. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at TRRP training in March 2017.


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.

Click HERE to Register Online Today!

Download a PDF Registration Form HERE.

For information on Sponsor and Exhibit Opportunities please CLICK HERE.

To go to the 2017 Conference Page please click here





President's Corner

Click here to see the new President's Page! - updated November 27, 2016



TAEP Members can now view NAEP bi-weekly National Desk articles by using the Membership pull-down above and selecting NAEP benefits. (coming soon!)

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TAEP would like to thank our partners, AWMA-GCC and AHMP-BBC for co-hosting our 2016  Holiday Social!  

We would also like to thank our gracious sponsors who helped raise funds to support student scholarships:

Platinum Sponsor

Rineco Chemical Industries 


Gold Sponsors

Spirit Environmental Consultants 

The Law Office of C. William Smalling, PC                                 

Edge Engineering and Science 

EMSI Environmental Services