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EPA's Region 6 Office

Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations

Regional Science Council

The Regional Science Council (RSC) is part of a network of RSCs across EPA regions. It is a science forum open to all Regional scientists and engineers that focuses on strengthening the use of science to address the environmental priorities in Region 6. Its membership consists of assigned representatives from each Division and other interested staff. The Council works to enhance the quality of science performed in the Region through leveraging science resources available to the Region, promoting science advances, increasing science communication, and improving science knowledge and expertise available to Region 6 staff.

Roles of the Regional Science Council

  • Provides access to Office of Research and Development (ORD) and Program Office science resources & funding
  • Assists in regional research or applied science projects
  • Improves science communication across EPA Region 6 Divisions
  • Identifies and monitors emerging cross-divisional science issues
  • Hosts science conferences, seminars and training
  • Works with staff to develop opportunities for scientific career development

Regional Science Council Contacts

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