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EPA in Texas

Public Meetings and Events in Texas

05/23/2109: River City Metal Finishing Superfund Site Open House

You are invited to learn more about current activities at the Open House for the River City Metal Finishing Superfund site in San Antonio, Texas. Representatives from the EPA and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Exitwill be available to discuss and answer your questions about current site activities. This is not a formal meeting. You will have the opportunity to talk directly with Agency representatives in an informal setting. We welcome your participation.

River City Metal Finishing is a former metal plating shop that operated from 1994 until approximately 2002. Contaminant releases from the facility have resulted in site contaminants entering shallow ground water and the migration of that contamination into the Edwards Aquifer.

05/23/2019: U.S.-Mexico Border 2020 Meeting

On Friday, May 23, the Joint Advisory Committee for the Texas-New Mexico-Chihuahua Regional Workgroup will meet.

Logo for the U.S.-Mexico Border 2020 program.The U.S.-Mexico Border 2020 Program is the latest environmental program implemented under the 1983 La Paz Agreement. It builds on the Border 2012 environmental program, emphasizing regional, bottom-up approaches for decision making, priority setting, and project implementation to address the environmental and public health problems in the border region.

More information about the meeting is on the Border 2020 Region 6 Calendar. Look for the meeting agenda to be posted there soon.

7/28/2019  - 8/1/2019: 21st Annual Stormwater Conference

EPA, in partnership with the City of Denton,Exit Texas A&M University-Kingsville,Exit Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems and States, will hold the 21st Annual Stormwater Conference.  The conference program will include courses, workshops, and presentation topics, such as:

  • Resiliency, Sustainability, Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development
  • Watershed Protection and Total Maximum Daily Loads
  • Municipal, Construction and Industrial Stormwater Management
  • Best Management Practices Case Studies
  • Innovative Technologies and Advanced Research topics
  • Public and Private Partnerships
  • Outstanding Green Infrastructure/Low Impact Development Project Competition

This conference will provide updates to participants on national, regional and state water regulations and policy, as well as information on stormwater controls, water conservation management practices, and new technologies. 

More information is available on the conference registration Exitpage.

For more information about environmental programs in Texas, contact the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Exit