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Dry Cleaner Remediation Program Advisory Committee

The Dry Cleaner Advisory Committee advises the TCEQ on implementing the new Dry Cleaner Environmental Remediation Program

About This Advisory Group

The Dry Cleaner Advisory Committee advises the TCEQ on implementing the Dry Cleaner Environmental Remediation Program. This committee has been appointed in accordance with House Bill 1366 New Information, 78th Texas Legislature (Regular Session), 2003 which created Chapter 374 of the Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC).

Participating in This Advisory Group

In accordance with Chapter 374.004 of the THSC, the advisory committee is to be composed of three industry representatives and two public representatives—one rural and one urban.

The current members of the Dry Cleaner Advisory Committee are:

Name City Representing
Ms. Vicky Maisel San Antonio Dry cleaning Industry
Allan Cripe Temple Dry cleaning Industry
Ms. Shirley French Reichstadt Dallas Dry cleaning Industry
Dr. Charles Riggs Denton The urban public
Ms. Carolyn Gibson-Baros El Campo The rural public

Upcoming Meetings

A Dry Cleaner Advisory Committee meeting is scheduled for Friday, November 2, 2018 at TCEQ offices, Building B, Room 201-A, from 9:30am - 12:00pm.

Agenda and Minutes from Past Meetings

The files linked below are in portable document format (PDF)(Help with PDF Files.):

Date Agenda Minutes Presentation
Nov. 24, 2003 Agenda Minutes
Dec. 15, 2003 Agenda Minutes
Feb. 20, 2004 Agenda Minutes
June 28, 2004 Agenda Minutes
July 28, 2005 N/A Minutes
Sept. 9, 2005 Agenda Minutes
Mar. 10, 2006 Agenda N/A
Nov. 06, 2006 Agenda N/A
Nov. 17, 2006 Agenda Minutes
Nov. 30, 2007 Agenda Minutes
Nov. 07, 2008 Agenda Minutes
Nov. 13, 2009 Agenda Minutes
Nov. 05, 2010 Agenda Minutes
Nov. 4, 2011 Agenda Minutes
Nov. 9, 2012 Agenda Minutes
Jan. 27, 2014 No meeting conducted No meeting conducted
Nov 7, 2014 Agenda Minutes
Nov 20, 2014 No meeting conducted No meeting conducted
Nov 4, 2016 Agenda Minutes
Nov 2016
Jan 5, 2018
Nov 2, 2018 Agenda

Staff Contact

For more information or to suggest topics for meetings, call our Dry Cleaner Hot Line, 512-239-1011. You may also e-mail your question or comment to dryclnrs@tceq.texas.gov.

For information or questions about Registered Dry Cleaning Facilities or Drop Stations, please contact the Dry Cleaner Registration Team at (512) 239-2160.

For additional information you may join the Dry Cleaner Listserv www.tceq.state.tx.us/assets/public/remediation/announcements/listservs.pdf. The purpose of this Listserv is to notify users of upcoming meetings, new information about the program, and updates to the TCEQ web site regarding the Dry Cleaner Remediation Program.