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Houston-Galveston Area PCBs and Dioxins Stakeholder Group

A group that provides information and advice to the TMDL Program about its projects for the Houston Ship Channel and Upper Galveston Bay
photo of specialized dioxin samplers
High-volume water samplers
for the dioxin project

About the Stakeholder Group

The Houston Ship Channel TMDL Stakeholder Group advises the TCEQ’s TMDL Program on its projects to reduce dioxin and PCB concentrations in the Houston Ship Channel and the Galveston Bay System. The group has balanced representation from government, permitted facilities, agriculture, business, environmental, and community interests in the Houston Ship Channel and Galveston Bay watersheds.

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Meetings

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Exit the TCEQ is leading this group.

See more about the Dioxin Project, the PCBs Project, and the Survey of Dioxins and PCBs.

Meeting Records

Meeting documents are available on the H-GAC project website Exit the TCEQ.

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Membership

Name Organization
Latrice Babin Harris County, Pollution Control Services
Dennis Basinger Port of Houston Authority
Robby Byers Coastal Conservation Association of Texas
Daya Dayananda City of Pasadena
Winston Denton Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept.
Brent Dyer Shell Deer Park Refining Corporation
George Guillen University of Houston–Clear Lake
Robert Hauch U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Tracy D. Hester Bracewell & Giuliani
Ed Matuszak La Porte citizen
Gordon Pederson Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority
David Ramsden URS Corporation
Gerardo Ruiz City of Baytown
Bob Stokes Galveston Bay Foundation
Jay Stokes City of Deer Park
Lial Tischler Tischler/McKee
John Westendorf Occidental Chemical Corp.
Kirk Wiles Texas Department of State Health Services

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For More Information

Please e-mail tmdl@tceq.texas.gov and reference the Houston Ship Channel Dioxin project in the subject line. Or call Jim Neece at 512-239-1524.

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