TCEQ Year in Review
Fiscal year 2012 at the TCEQ saw challenges resulting from drought and growth addressed with teamwork and diligence.
Making Air Emissions Visible
The GasFind IR camera is helping the TCEQ "see" air emissions that are invisible to the unaided eye. This is making investigators more efficient and keeping the air cleaner.
Protecting Texans from Toxics
As more businesses come to Texas, the TCEQ's Toxicology Division focuses on how industry can interact with an also-growing state population, without being detrimental to human health.
Texas in Vanguard of Nationwide Oil and Gas Energy Boom
Texas finds itself in the vanguard of a nationwide energy boom.
TCEQ Welcomes Commissioner Toby Baker
Native Texan and lifelong outdoor enthusiast strives to build partnerships with everyone who benefits from the environment.
Environmental Trade Fair and Conference Hits the 20-Year Mark
Almost 3,000 people from around the country attended the 20th annual Environmental Trade Fair and Conference in Austin May 1-2, which also honored winners of the Texas Environmental Excellence Awards.
TCEQ Hosts International Visitors Interested in Shale Production
From Canada and China, to Turkmenistan and the United Kingdom, the agency has received global delegations wanting to learn more about the state's role in oil and gas production.
State Agencies Team Up to Help Water Systems Plan to Prevent Emergency Shortages
The TCEQ worked with other state agencies to present a series of workshops around the state to educate water operators on planning ahead to avoid running out of drinking water during a drought.
Big Changes Coming to TCEQ’s Emergency Response Structure
The TCEQ's emergency response management structure is being changed to increase efficiencies and to place control and direction of the response teams at the regional level.
TCEQ Environmental Crimes Investigators Pursue Worst Willful Polluters
The agency's environmental crime investigators take custody of the state’s pollution offenses as members of the Texas Environmental Enforcement Task Force.
Potential or Actual Harm: Dispute Over Effluent Discharge Requirements
The TCEQ continues to promote requirements for whole effluent toxicity testing based on actual results rather than on potential effects, as favored by the EPA.
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