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


Dr. Kathleen Garland, University of Houston Clear Lake, August 20th presentation, Remedial Options at the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site: An Analysis of Similar Sites, is available herePDF.

Elizabeth Hendler (8-hour Ozone SIP Coalition) and Rohit Sharma (Lyondell Basell),July 15th Joint Meeting with A&WMA, An Analysis of EPA¿s 2015 Ozone Standard Proposal, is available herePDF.

Scott Cameron, Former Assistant Director of Water Infrastructure in the Australian Government Environmental Department, June 18th presentation, Introduction to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan: The Australian Government’s Largest Investment in Environmental Management, is available herePDF.

Mr. Brian Cowan, Project Manager/Hydrogeologist, P.G., May 21st presentation, Freshwater Mussels & Zebra Mussels in Texas: Regulatory, Environmental, and Engineering Considerations, is available herePDF.

Lisa Gonzalez, VP and COO of Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), March 19th presentation, The Galveston Bay Report Card, is available herePDF.

Hans Honerlah, program manager and health physicist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District, February 19th presentation, The STURGIS Decommissioning Project, is available herePDF

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



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September Luncheon Meeting

Thursday August 17th Luncheon Meeting

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

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ECIC 2015 Registration Now Open

The Eighth Annual Environmental Challenges and Innovations Conference Gulf Coast 2015 will take place on Tuesday, October 6 2015 at the Hilton Westchase, 9999 Westheimer Road Houston, Texas 77042.
Exhibitor Registration can be done online here or by filling out the form herePDF to pay by check.

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ECIC Call for Abstracts


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We are now accepting abstracts.  Presentations based upon the submitted abstracts will include a 30 minute presentation with questions to follow.  Abstracts MUST be submitted by MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2015. All abstracts may be no longer than 275 words, including title and authors, and must be submitted to Alison Suarato (click on her name to email her).

Abstracts, case histories or topics should represent the following technical tracks for this year’s conference, which include but aren't limited to:


Environmental Due Diligence

Environmental Innovation

Environmental Assessment & Risk

Water, Wetlands, Watersheds & GCWDA

Air Topics

Natural Resources

Industrial Hygiene

Community Involvement

An example abstractPDF and biopicPDF can be found by clicking on their respective links.

Selected presentations will be notified by Monday, September 21, 2014.

 ECIC Keynote Speaker Confirmed

Understanding and Mitigating Environmental Impacts from Unconventional Energy Development in Texas

Michael H Young

Michael H. Young, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Environmental Systems
Senior Research Scientist
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austing
Editor Vadose Zone Journal

More details available here