TCEQ’s New Chief Toxicologist – Sabine S. Lange, Ph.D., DABT

“People with passion are the lifeblood of any career, bringing innovation and dedication that benefits all those around them.”   Determining safe levels of human exposure to the many chemicals and other substances in a state as vast and industrialized as Texas is a critically important – and seriously scrutinized – undertaking. As a state … Continue reading TCEQ’s New Chief Toxicologist – Sabine S. Lange, Ph.D., DABT

What’s in a name?

Projections show the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season will likely be hot and heavy – the only thing that’s changed are the names Before the start of every hurricane season, the World Meteorological Organization assigns a list of names for tropical storms in alphabetical order. The names are cycled in and out every six years, although … Continue reading What’s in a name?

Waste Not, Want Not

Pollution Prevention program aims to stop waste before it starts   Waste not, want not. As with most proverbs, the source of this little nugget is unknown, but regardless of its author, the maxim captures the intent of TCEQ’s Pollution Prevention program, aka P2. P2 came into being following legislation enacted by Texas lawmakers more … Continue reading Waste Not, Want Not

TCEQ forms Engineering Group

TCEQ Engineering Group provides training to maintain an edge during pandemic by Victoria Cann   As part of National Engineers Week, we wanted to highlight what TCEQ engineers are doing to continue to be the best engineers they can. Agency engineers formed the TCEQ Engineering Group to assist up and coming engineers, and maintain a … Continue reading TCEQ forms Engineering Group

TCEQ recognized for chemical risk assessment methods

It’s not every day that a state agency is recognized by a renowned international health organization, but that’s what happened recently when the WHO gave a shout-out to TCEQ for its leadership in review methods used in chemical risk assessments. In a summary of global initiatives that employ systematic review of data in the formation … Continue reading TCEQ recognized for chemical risk assessment methods