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 


Joy Young, Oak Advising and Consulting, May 18th Presentation, Environmental Liability Estimates for Financial Reporting

is available here PDF


Karl Mueller, Environmental Manager, Refinery Specialties, Inc, April 20th presentation, Harmful Algal Blooms:  Nature, Occurrence, and Regulatory Outlook is available here PDF


David Lehmann, Technical Services Director at G2-IS, March 16th presentation, Hazardous Liquid Pipelines and Public Drinking Water Supplies: Managing Risk, Dollars, and Sense is available here  PDF


Scott Jones, Galveston Bay Foundation, February 16th presentation, Storm Surge Mitigation Concepts for the Houston-Galveston Area is available here PDF


Rachel Turney-Work, Enercon Services, Inc., January 19th presentation, Geospatial Data Solutions for Site and Corridor Siting Projects, is available here PDF


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



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TAEP Environmental Professional of the Year Award is now open for nominations.  

Nominees for Environmental Professional of the Year should have made significant contributions to the environmental profession in 2016-17 through their completed or ongoing activities including professional work, community service, and other acts of volunteerism that benefitted the Houston Gulf Coast area.  Nominees from industry, service companies, the legal profession, and academia are considered.  Membership in TAEP is not required to be eligible for the award. Current Directors serving on the TAEP Board are not eligible for nomination.

Please nominate a candidate for the award by sending an email to  Please include "TAEP Environmental Professional Award" in the subject area of your email message. Please state your name, the name of the nominee, and a short (one paragraph) explanation detailing why you believe the nominee is a great candidate for the award in the body of the email message.

The nomination period is open from June 19 through June 30th.

The award will be presented at the upcoming TAEP ECIC in October!


 Tuesday June 27: Geoprobe Houston Field Event Co-hosted by National Well Supplies Company

For information, see our local events page!



July 2017 Annual Regulatory Meeting

Tuesday, July 18th at Brady's Landing

Brian Christian, TCEQ Dir. of Environmental Assistance Div.

Joint meeting with the A&WMA - Gulf Coast Chapter

Please check back soon - meeting registration link under construction!



 Save the Date

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 The Texas Association of Environmental Professionals is pleased to announce that the Ninth Biennial Environmental Challenges and Innovations Conference Gulf Coast will take place on October 19, 2017 at the Hilton Westchase, 9999 Westheimer Road Houston, Texas 77042. This one-day event will provide a local forum for environmental professionals in the industry, government agencies, and consulting service companies, as well as university students in the greater Houston area to share technical presentations with their peers.  

More information will follow soon.

Exhibitor Registration is available here.

Underwriter and Sponsor Registration is available here.

 To become an Underwriter or Exhibitor please fill out the form here.


President's Corner

Click here to see the new President's Page! - updated February 6, 2017




TAEP Members can now view NAEP bi-weekly National Desk articles by using the Membership pull-down above and selecting NAEP benefits. (coming soon!)

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TAEP would like to thank sponsors for our programs and events!

2016 Holiday Party Scholarship Drive

Rineco Chemical Industries Inc. (Platinum Sponsor) 

Spirit Environmental Consultants (Gold Sponsor)

The Law Office of C. William Smalling, PC (Gold Sponsor)

Edge Engineering and Science (Gold Sponsor)

EMSI Environmental Services (Gold Sponsor)

 TAEP & NTEAP Joint Social

KJE Environmental (Gold Sponsor)

Pace Analytical (Gold Sponsor)

Ajax Environmental (Gold Sponsor)

Xenco Laboratories (Gold Sponsor)

Tidal Tank (Gold Sponsor)

Environmental Data Resources (Silver Sponsor)

Geo-Cleanse (Silver Sponsor)

Ion Science (Silver Sponsor)

ISS (Silver Sponsor)

Edge Engineering and Science (Silver Sponsor)

Land Science (Silver Sponsor)

PEI (Silver Sponsor)

Spirit Environmental (Silver Sponsor)