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Research Projects

The TCEQ Toxicology Division (TD) has been involved with studies investigating human exposure to airborne toxic chemicals and the potential of these exposures to cause adverse health effects. This page contains a list of research projects.
About Research Projects

These studies have been critically important as they have not only led to a greater understanding of air pollution and more knowledgeable decision-making by the TCEQ, but they have also become an invaluable way to address community concerns, since many of these studies were originally requested by citizens.

Studies have been completed in Houston, Midlothian, and the Dallas–Fort Worth area as well as the Corpus Christi and Barnett Shale areas. (The Barnett Shale is a large natural gas reserve encompassing more than 5,000 square miles and covering at least 17 counties in North Texas.)

List of Toxicology Division Research Projects