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

Texas continues to RESTORE the Gulf Coast through land acquisition grants

While the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill was a tragedy for the Gulf Coast, a silver lining—if you can even call it that—is the RESTORE Act. The Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act, also known as the RESTORE Act, aims to restore and protect the natural resources, … Continue reading Texas continues to RESTORE the Gulf Coast through land acquisition grants

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

We Were Wondering…

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality strives to protect our state's public health and natural resources consistent with sustainable economic development. Our goal is clean air, clean water, and the safe management of waste.  As a large state agency, with nearly 3,000 employees across the state, TCEQ oversees or regulates some things you may be aware of, such as boil water … Continue reading We Were Wondering…