In time for Earth Day, here are the Texas 20

Happy Earth Day from TCEQ! Our Take Care of Texas program has curated a list of 20 ways you can help reduce waste, conserve water and energy, and keep our air and water clean. See the list here.   Take Care of Texas is a statewide campaign from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality that … Continue reading In time for Earth Day, here are the Texas 20

The Enforcement Angle: TCEQ’s Toby Baker

Our executive director Toby Baker had the opportunity to take part in a recent episode of the People Places Planet Podcast, the official podcast of the Environmental Law Institute. In the episode, Toby discusses the recent winter storms and their impact on Texans, COVID-19, and his own background as a boy growing up in the … Continue reading The Enforcement Angle: TCEQ’s Toby Baker

An interview with Jennifer Kirby, a 2016 graduate of the MLEIP and a TCEQ GIS work lead

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is celebrating its 30th anniversary of the Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program this year. The paid summer internship places undergraduate and graduate college students pursuing environmental, science, engineering, public administration, public health, computer technology, accounting, business, law, and communications degrees at TCEQ or other participating state agencies, county and … Continue reading An interview with Jennifer Kirby, a 2016 graduate of the MLEIP and a TCEQ GIS work lead

EPA Seeks Feedback on its Lead and Copper Rule Revisions

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has been asked about changes to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Lead and Copper Rule. While TCEQ is preparing for any possible changes, at this time the EPA is still engaging the community about its revisions and has not finalized them yet, so we are unable to share what these … Continue reading EPA Seeks Feedback on its Lead and Copper Rule Revisions

John Hall on TCEQ’s Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is celebrating its 30th anniversary of the Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program this year.   The paid summer internship places undergraduate and graduate college students pursuing environmental, science, engineering, public administration, public health, computer technology, accounting, business, law, and communications degrees at TCEQ or other participating state agencies, county and city … Continue reading John Hall on TCEQ’s Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program