Steady declines in chemical concentrations, support from area industries, and extensive public input have been instrumental in removing sites from the Air Pollutant Watch List, the mechanism that the TCEQ uses to reduce emissions of air toxics and ensure that ambient concentrations of air toxics remain below levels of concern. View article. Download PDF.
2014 Conference Benefits Environment and Business
The TCEQ hosted the annual environmental trade show and fair for the 22nd time earlier this month. The agency also highlighted the state’s most noteworthy environmental projects by honoring this year’s Texas Environmental Excellence Award winners. View article. Download PDF.
Zak Covar Builds on a Firm Foundation
Covar is appointed commissioner after serving as executive director and deputy executive director. View article. Download PDF.
Staying Connected: TCEQ’s Internet Presence Grows with Its Available Online Resources
With an updated website and use of social media, the agency expands its role as an online environmental resource. View article. Download PDF.
Consumer Confidence Reports: What's in Your Drinking Water?
December 2013/January 2014
Community water systems in Texas are required to file a report to their customers every year. Find out more about these reports, how to read them, and what to look for. View article. Download PDF.
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