Looking back at TCEQ’s Hurricane Harvey response

As Hurricane Harvey made its destructive landfall on the Texas coast and then sat around dumping rain on homes and businesses, Texans pulled together to help each other out. This video is a look back at how people, including our own employees, managed to pull through one of the most significant weather events the state … Continue reading Looking back at TCEQ’s Hurricane Harvey response

Celebrating Public Service Recognition Week

Public service. Some say it’s a calling – the chance to make a difference in the lives of real people, while engaging in challenging work.  The challenge of making a difference won’t make you rich (though the benefits are great!) and you’ll have to deal with the hurdles of politics and critical public scrutiny. It’s … Continue reading Celebrating Public Service Recognition Week

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…