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2016 Luncheon Presentations
Jayson Hudson, Regulatory Project Manager at U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, January 21st presentation, Update on Galveston District Mitigation Practices, is available here.
John V. Fontana, PG, President and CEO, Vista GeoScience, February 18th presentation, High-Resolution Remedial Design Characterization and In-Situ Remediation Technologies Combined to Clean-Up Sites the First Time – It’s a Contact Sport, is available here
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 here
Jed Anderson, Attorney, The AL Law Group PLLC, April 21st presentation, Environmental Regulatory ‘Over-Compliance’ Costing Texas Industry $ Millions, is available for download here
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 here
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 here
Heather Woodward, CHMM, REM; Technical Director W&M Environmental Group, August 18th presentation, Solid and Hazardous Waste - New Hazardous Secondary Material Rule, is available here
Deborah January-Bevers, President and CEO Houston Wilderness, October 20th presentation,
Jayson Hudson, USACE, November 17th presentation, Nationwide's, Banks and More...A Cornucopia of Regulatory Updates from the Galveston District is available here
2015 Luncheon Presentations
Joy Young, Lead Environmental Specialist with Deloitte, January 15th presentation, Navigating Pitfalls in Estimating Costs of Environmental Remediation Liabilities for Financial Reporting Purposes, is available here. (presentation removed at author's request)
Hans Honerlah,program manager and health physicist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District, February 19th presentation, The STURGIS Decommissioning Project, is available here
Lisa Gonzalez, VP and COO of Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), March 19th presentation, The Galveston Bay Report Card, is available here.
Mr. Brian Cowan, Project Manager/Hydrogeologist, P.G., May 21st presentation, Freshwater Mussels & Zebra Mussels in Texas: Regulatory, Environmental, and Engineering Considerations, is available here.
Scott Cameron, Former Assistant Director of Water Infrastructure in the Australian Government Environmental Department, June 18th presentation, Introduction to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan: The Australian Government’s Largest Investment in Environmental Management, is available here.
Elizabeth Hendler (8-hour Ozone SIP Coalition) and Rohit Sharma (Lyondell Basell),July 15th Joint Meeting with A&WMA, An Analysis of EPA¿s 2015 Ozone Standard Proposal, is available here.
Dr. Kathleen Garland, University of Houston Clear Lake, August 20th presentation, Remedial Options at the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site: An Analysis of Similar Sites, is available here.
Marina V. Badoian-Kriticos, Senior Advisor, Office of Sustainability, City of Houston, September 17th presentation, City of Houston – Sustainability Update, is available here.
Lauren K. Valastro, Attorney with Jackson, Gilmour, & Dobbs, PC, November 19th presentation, Surviving a Deposition, is available here.
2014 Luncheon Presentations
Carolyn White, Project Manager and Stephen Benigno, Site Stabilization and Revegetation Coordinator, Harris County Flood Control District, October 14th presentation, Remnant Prairie Reclamation in an Urban Landscape, is available here.
David Lyon, Scientist with the Environmental Defense Fund, November 20th presentation, Methane Emissions from the Natural Gas Supply Chain, is available soon.
John Jacobi, P.E., J.D. VP/Principal G2 Partners, September 18th presentation, Pending Pipeline Safety Regulations, is available by emailing John Jacobi here.
Jennifer Clancey, Program Manager for Brownfields, City of Houston, August 21 presentation, Environmental Tools to Redevelop the City of Houston, was removed due to a copyright issue.
Ramiro Garcia Jr., Deputy Director of TCEQ Office of Compliance and Enforcement, July 17 presentation, Annual Regulatory Update, is available for download here.
Petty Officer Braedon Burleson with US Coast Guard, Incident Management Division, June 19 presentation, USCG Marine Environmental Protection Progr, is available for download here.
Dr. W.C. "Rusty" Riese, May 15, presentation, Climate Change Facts and Fictions, is available for download here
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 here.
Jayson Hudson (USACE Galveston District), February 20, 2014 presentation, Regulating Water Resource Projects, is available for download here.
Scott Jones, Director of Advocacy, Galveston Bay Foundation, January 14, 2014 presentation, Storm Surge Mitigation: Status and Questions, is available for download here.
2013 Luncheon Presentations
Beryl Thatcher, TCEQ's Air Permits Chemical Section Chief, July 26 presentation, Current TCEQ Air Permitting Activities, is available for download here.
Dr. William Merrell, George P Mitchell Chair at Texas A&M Galveston, June 20 presentation, The Ike Dike – A Coastal Storm Surge Barrier for the Houston/Galveston Region, is available for download here
Michael Hawthorne, P.G., H2A Environmental, May 16 presentation, Applying LNAPL transmissivity at Texas refineries to improve NAPL management under TRRP-32, is available for download here
Dr. Loren Raun and Don Richner, April 18 presentation, Metal Recyclers in the Houston area and recent findings from air sampling conducted by the Bureau of Pollution Control and Prevention, is available for download here
Margaret Roy, URS, March 21 presentation, Practice of Ecologic Risk Assessment in Texas, is available for download here
This is the link to the ecological risk assessment program at the TCEQ: http://www.tceq.texas.gov/remediation/eco/eco.html
At the bottom of the general page you will find the following link that will take you to all kinds of useful links:http://www.tceq.texas.gov/remediation/eco/eco_links.html
Also mentioned was a presentation by Vicki Reat given to the Industry Council on the Environment (ICE). Link to Vicki’s presentation on TRRP-15E: http://ice-texas.org/2013/02/overview-of-trrp-15-e-draft-document/
Pam Passo, February 21 presentation, Environmental crimes and enforcement in the Houston area, is available for download here
Madeline Woods, January 17 presentation, Pollution Insurance programs for managing environmental risk and liabilities, is available for download here
2012 Luncheon Presentations
Rudy Bueno, Jr., November 15 presentation, West Nile Virus: Are we going back to the beginning? is available for download here
Jedediah Greenfield, September 20 presentation, Brownfields: The Art and Science of Redevelopment, is available for download
Dr. W.C. 'Rusty" Riese August 16 presentation, Oil Spills, Ethics, and Sociey: How they intersect and where the responsibilities reside, is available for download
Jayson Hudson's June 21 presentation, Galveston District Interim Stream Tool – Lessons Learned a Year Later, is available for download
Danielle Forget-Shield's April 19 presentation, "Let's Talk Some Trash, a discussion of landfill and waste issues, is available for dowload here
Dr. Scott Dwyer's February 16 presentation, Risk Assessment 101, is available for download here
Dr. Charles Newell's January 19 presentation, Changing Groundwater Contamination Paradigms is available for download here
2011 Luncheon Presentations
Dr. Rifai's November 18 presentation, "Dioxin and PCB Contaminationin the HSC and Galveston Bay: Past, Present, and Future" is available for download here .
Curt Johnson's June 17 meeting presentations may be downloaded here:
Flexible Permit Audit Program
Audit Reporting to Management - 2010
Jayson Hudson's presentation, "Mitigation in a Modern World, or 33 CFR 332 and You," is available for download here
Austin Subchapter's November meeting presentation, "Sustainability and Historic Preservation," presented by Meghan Kleon of the Universiy of Texas, is available here
TAEP's October meeting presentation, "Permitting MSS Emissions: Where are we and Where are we going?" presented by Teresa Hurley of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, is available here
TAEP's August meeting presentation, "How ITRC Reduces Regulatory Barriers to the Use of Innovative Environmental Approaches," presented by Sriram Madabhushi of Booz Allen Hamilton, is available here
The Austin Subchapter's July meeting presentation, "Transit and the Environment in Central Texas," presented by Todd Hemingson of Capital Metro, is available here .
The April meeting presentation, "Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)", presented by Jay LeGros, Jr., of the Department of Homeland Security, is available upon request by email.
Lance Wenmoh's February 2009 presentation, CREZ: An Overview, is available here .
Dianna Noble's January 2009 presentations are available by clicking on each link:
Report on Economic Recovery Plan
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Program
TxDOT Stimulus Legislation Infrastructure and Texas
Mike Turco's November 2008 presentation, Mapping Hurricane Inland Storm Tides - Documenting the Magnitude and Timing of Huricane Storm Surge, is available here
Andy Wilson's October 2008 presentation, The Pickens Plan and the Way Forward, is available here
Bob Schick's August 2008 presentation, Current Climate Change Legislation in the United States, is available here
Carl Masterson's June 2008 presentation, Bacteria Reduction Implementation Plan - How We Got Where We Are, is available here
Teresa Hurley's May 2008 meeting presentation, Changes to Tank Degassing and Cleaning Rules, is available for download here
Continuing Education Certificates for 2009 Monthly Meetings
Houston - January 2009
Austin - January 2009
Austin - February 2009
Austin - March 2009
Austin - April 2009
Houston - April 2009
Houston - May 2009
Austin - June 2009
Houston - June 2009
Austin - July 2009
Houston - July 2009
Austin - August 2009
Houston - August 2009
Austin - September 2009
Houston - September 2009
Austin - October 2009
Houston - October 2009
Austin - November 2009
Houston - November 2009
Continuing Education Certificates for 2008 Monthly Meetings
Austin - September 2008
Austin - October 2008
Houston - October 2008
Austin - November 2008
Houston - November 2008
Continuing Education Certificates for 2007 Monthly Meetings
Please contact us at here if you desire copies of any presentations from ECIC07.
2007 TAEP Annual Award Winners
Clarence Gray's November 15, 2007, meeting presentation, Small Business and Local Government Assistance, is available for downloadhere.
Ceil Price's October 18, 2007, meeting presentation, Municipal Setting Designations, A New Approach for Houston, is available here. The photographs in this presentation are being used for illustration only and should not be taken as an endorsement by the City of any application it may submit to the City or to TCEQ to obtain an MSD or for any other regulatory or statutory purpose. The link to Public Works' MSD-specific site is: http://www.publicworks.houstontx.gov/planning/plan/msd.htm
Jayson Hudson's September 20, 2007, Meeting Presentation, CWA Update on Rapanos
Bryan J. Moore's May 17, 2007, Meeting Presentation, Important Changes to RCRA Solid and Hazardous Waste Definitions
Atiq Sediqi's January 18 Regulatory Update
Scott Deatherage and Brendan Lowrey's Presentation (Value Transforming Potential: Municipal Setting Designations and Development of Contaminated Properties)
Proclamation of Environmental Professionals Week
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
January 17, 2008
January 24, 2008
January 2008 Financials
February 28, 2008
April 17, 2008 (minutes here, attachments here)
May 15, 2008 (minutes here, membership report here)
June 19, 2008 (minutes here, NAEP report here, financial report here)
August 11, 2008 (minutes here, NAEP report here, communications report here)
December 2007 - no meeting
November-December 2007 Financials
August 1, 2006
August 17, 2006
December 2006 - no meeting