EPA's Region 6 Office
Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations
24th Annual Quality Assurance Conference
The annual Quality Assurance conference has provided free training for the last 23 years to all who attend the event at our EPA Region 6 Offices in Dallas, Texas. This unique Conference hosts environmental scientists and technicians throughout the United States (and several nations). Typically, there are over 260 attendees, in addition to 58 speakers who's presentations cover a wide range of topics (such as innovative procedures and new policies, all of which will bring about better and more reliable data upon which environmental decisions are made).
Seminars held by RSC include:
- Global Energy Trends, Fracking, and the Energy Water Nexus presented by Dr. Michael E. Webber
- Soils Contamination: The Scourge of the Planet? presented by Dr. Nadia Plata
- Texas Parks and Wildlife Environmental Response and Restoration Program presented by Alan Butler and Greg Conley
- Waterborne Pathogen Research to Support Water Quality Regulations presented by Dr. George D. Di Giovanni
Converses with Students Web Casts
NASA's Digital Learning Network (DLN), along with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Educators and Environment Protection Agency (EPA) volunteers celebrated Earthday by participating in a climate change live webcast. The events took place on April 8th and April 22nd from 11:00-12:00 CST. Students from across the nation spoke to climate change experts from all three Agencies, experienced interactive data from satellites on a high-definition Climate Simulation hyperwall, and learned how each of us can make a difference.
To learn more about these events, please visit the Converses with Students web page.
Region 6 Regional Science Council's work with EPA R6's MOUs
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is a document describing an agreement between parties. EPA Region 6 has developed several MOUs; additionally, R6 RSC provides educational opportunities for these groups to participate in. To learn more about the MOUs that EPA Region 6 has established, please visit the Region 6 Memorandum of Understanding webpage.