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Previous Luncheon Meeting Presentations


Jayson Hudson, Regulatory Project Manager at U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, January 21st presentation, Update on Galveston District Mitigation Practices, is available herePDF.

Lauren K. Valastro, Attorney with Jackson, Gilmour, & Dobbs, PC, November 19th presentation, Surviving a Deposition, is available herePDF.

Marina V. Badoian-Kriticos, Senior Advisor, Office of Sustainability, City of Houston, September 17th presentation, City of Houston – Sustainability Update, is available herePDF.

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.

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



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Young Environmental Professionals (YEP) Social


Join us for the first YEP Social of 2016!

Thursday, January 28th

6 pm



Maple Leaf Pub in Midtown -

514 Elgin St. Houston 77006


Host: Carlin Roney, Apex TITAN


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February 2016 Luncheon Meeting

Thursday February 18th  

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Brady's Landing
8505 Cypress Street Houston, Texas

Speaker: John V. Fontana, PG, President and CEO, Vista GeoScience

 Topic:  High Resolution Remedial Design Characterization and In-Situ Remediation Technologies Combined to Clean-Up Sites the First Time – It’s a Contact Sport.

Make a Reservation Here



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The Holidays are fast approaching and one item to add to your list is to register for the 2016 NAEP Annual Conference.  The conference is being held at the historic Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois from April 11-14, 2016.  Use this link to make your hotel reservations now to confirm the NAEP block rate.  The conference promises to be time well invested in professional development, networking and informational sessions.


To welcome all of us, Karen Weigert, Chicago’s Chief Sustainability Officer, will speak about the great sustainability initiatives the city of Chicago executes. Next up, our keynote speaker, U.S. EPA’s Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman, will offer insightful direction and information on new environmental regulations and EPA policy.The Conference will also offer training opportunities and numerous sessions significant to today’s environmental professional.

The Conference registration form is available online or you can download a registration form and email it with your payment.  Visit the NAEP website for more information, register for the conference and hotel and check that off of your list.


Get an exhibit at the conference with your company or organization sponsorship.  Join these sponsors and exhibitors and get your company name and information in front of environmental professionals from around the US. Click here for more details. For more information about sponsorships email Renee Kuruc or call 816-844-4489, cell 630-202-0892.

General conference questions contact Donna Carter, 863-949-0262.



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