The Texas Association of Environmental Professionals (TAEP) is the premier organization for environmental professionals in the State of Texas. One of the primary aims of TAEP is the advancement of the environmental profession and the establishment of a forum to discuss important environmental issues.


Previous Luncheon Meeting Presentations


David Lyon, Scientist with the Environmental Defense Fund,  November 20th presentation, Methane Emissions from the Natural Gas Supply Chain, is available here. (soon)PDF

Carolyn White, Project Manager and Stephen Benigno, Site Stabilization and Revegetation Coordinator, Harris County Flood Control District, October 14th presentation, Remnant Prairie Reclamation in an Urban Landscape, is available here.PDF

John Jacobi, P.E., J.D. VP/Principal G2 Partners, September 18th presentation, Pending Pipeline Safety Regulations, is available by emailing John Jacobi here.

Jennifer Clancey, Program Manager for Brownfields, City of Houston, August 21 presentation, Environmental Tools to Redevelop the City of Houston, is available for download here PDF.

Ramiro Garcia Jr., Deputy Director of TCEQ Office of Compliance and Enforcement, July 17 presentation, Annual Regulatory Update, is available for download herePDF.

Petty Officer Braedon Burleson with US Coast Guard, Incident Management Division, June 19 presentation, USCG Marine Environmental Protection Program, is available for download herePDF.

Older Luncheon Meeting Presentations can be found on our Archives page.



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 Thursday, January 15th Luncheon Meeting

Speaker: Joy Young, Lead Environmental Specialist with Deloitte

TopicNavigating Pitfalls in Estimating Costs of Environmental Remediation Liabilities for Financial Reporting Purposes  



here to see the new President's Page! - updated December 18, 2014

President's Corner

Hello all!

We hope you are enjoying our new and rapidly improving website and online services!  Should you need any assistance with the member services section, or perhaps registering for a meeting or renewing your membership, please email myself or our webmaster Craig Klein. You may also reach our treasurer, Ed, at 281-668-7353 or by email.

Thank you for your interest in TAEP!  We are glad you are with us as we continue to grow and strengthen our organization.

Jim Dobberstine
President and Education Director
Texas Association of Environmental Professionals

New Membership Categories - May Save You Money!

We have rolled out our new membership categories and you may be surprised - there may be a different category that could save you or your company money.  New members please review the all membership categories here on our Membership Information page and select the appropriate membership form. 

Renewing members should also review these in case your situation fits another category that wasn't previously available.  If you still fit the General Member category, there is a new online renewal form located here.  If you let your membership expire then you will need to fill-out your information again on a new member form located here.

If you cannot register as a new member online or need to mail a check then please use the form hereWord Icon or herePDF.

We are still tweaking some features to make the forms more user friendly for both members and those of us who volunteer to serve our members, so we welcome your feedback and bear with us as we continue to improve our membership forms. For any questions at all about membership and sending us feedback, contact our Membership Director at


 2015 NAEP Annual Meeting

NAEP and the 2015 NAEP Annual Conference planning committee continues its efforts in planning another successful annual meeting.  Abstract submissions are due by September 30, 2014.  Please visit here to submit your abstract or for additional information about the 2015 Annual Conference.  In addition to the extensive technical sessions, the conference will provide workshops and local outings in unique and beautiful settings.

The conference planning committee is seeking sponsors – if you are interested in having your company’s name in front of the Conference attendees as well as those on the NAEP and NAEP Chapter distribution lists that will receive notices about the conference – well over 5,000 environmental professionals - contact Donna Carter.  

2015 NAEP Annual Conference