Natural Outlook, Winter 2007
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Texas Watch, based in San Marcos, trains volunteers to assist with water quality monitoring at local streams and creeks. The program also educates community groups on the need for clean water.
High-tech supervision is coming to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan. GPS tracking units will soon be deployed to monitor the performance of some grant recipients.
The TCEQ is encouraging fleet operators and heavy-duty truck drivers to curb emissions with some basic engine adjustments.
After some fine-tuning of the TCEQ's Supplemental Environmental Projects, more funds are being spent on beneficial projects in local communities.
By refurbishing unwanted computers, Goodwill Industries in Austin and San Antonio is generating revenue and keeping hazardous computer materials out of landfills.
What's the latest at the TCEQ? E-mail alerts now carry news tidbits and program announcements to anyone wanting the service.