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Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Committee on Environmental Affairs, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1992 : a report to the House of Representatives, 73rd Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Air Control Board, Texas | Air pollution | Air quality | Clean Air Act | Commercial fishing | Emissions | Environmental protection | Fisheries | Fishing | Fishing licenses | Hazardous waste | Hunting | Hunting licenses | Natural Resource Conservation Commission, Texas | Natural resources conservation | Nonattainment areas | Parks and Wildlife, Texas Department of | Shrimping industry | Solid waste disposal |
Library Call Number: L1836.72 en89
Session: 72nd R.S. (1991)
Online version: View report [116 pages  File size: 5,463 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor and review the Air Control Board's implementation of the newly adopted federal Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 and any related state air quality programs.
2. Study the feasibility of a limited entry system for the shrimp fisheries of Texas.
3. Study the Parks and Wildlife Department's authority and duties relating to the oversight and regulation of professional hunting and fishing guides and guide services.
4. Study the use of taxes, product fees and or service fees to support environmental regulatory programs, natural resource conservation, property acquisitions, and capitol improvements.
5. Study medical waste disposal (in coordination with the Committee on Public Health).
Supporting documents
Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Texas Department of Natural Resources: information packet, April 1991, including bill summary, SB 35
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 EN89 72
Session: 72nd R.S. (1991)
Online version: View document [48 pages]
Committee: House Agriculture and Livestock
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Agriculture and Livestock : to the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 72nd Legislature.
Subjects: African honey bees | Agriculture | Animal diseases | Aquaculture | Border economy | Border environment | Border health | Border transportation | Colonias | Economic development | Exotic species | Fire ants | Food safety | Hazardous substances | Hazardous waste | Insects | International trade | Livestock | Pesticides | Rio Grande River | Rural areas | Rural issues | Solid waste disposal | Truck traffic | Water rights | Water supplies |
Library Call Number: L1836.71 ag83
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View report [59 pages  File size: 3,029 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To study the promotion of the exotic livestock industry and potential public necessity of governmental regulation thereof.
2. To study international agriculture (joint study with State, Federal and International Relations Committee).
3. To study exotic pests and their impact on Texas agriculture.
4. To study nutrition education and food safety.
5. To study pesticide disposal.
6. To study agricultural economic diversification and development in rural areas.
7. To study the economic development opportunities of the aquaculture industry and the regulatory responsibilities of the State.
Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Environmental Affairs : to the speaker and the members of the Texas House of Representatives, 71st Legislature.
Subjects: Artificial reefs | Fisheries | Fishing | Hazardous waste | Natural resources conservation | Offshore structures | Outdoor recreation | Parks and Wildlife, Texas Department of | Radioactive waste | Solid waste disposal | State parks | Tourism | Wetlands |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 en89
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [120 pages  File size: 3,608 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To study the interstate compacts for the handling of low-level radioactive waste.
2. To study the acquisition of wetlands and other conservation areas.
3. To study the feasibility of converting drilling rigs to fish reefs.
4. To study methods to increase tourism through the coordination of public and private parks and recreational facilities throughout the state.
Committee: Joint Waste Management Policy, Task Force on
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Finding the answers : 1989 report of the Texas Task Force on Waste Management Policy.
Subjects: Environmental cleanup | Hazardous waste | Recycling | Solid waste disposal | Superfund |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 w288r
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [93 pages  File size: 6,572 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a comprehensive study relating to the management of all waste products by local, state, and federal governments. In formulating a statewide policy to regulate waste management, the panel shall assess the scope and consistency of state and federal regulations. Other issues to be considered include the generation and transportation of waste; the selection, approval, and regulation of treatment and storage facilities; the projected demand for new facilities; and the adequacy of existing technology to safely dispose of waste.
Committee: Joint Waste Management Policy, Task Force on
Title: Interim report - Executive summary
Library Catalog Title: Finding the answers : executive summary / Texas Task Force on Waste Management Policy.
Subjects: Environmental cleanup | Hazardous waste | Recycling | Solid waste disposal | Superfund |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 w299e
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [13 pages  File size: 598 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a comprehensive study relating to the management of all waste products by local, state, and federal governments. In formulating a statewide policy to regulate waste management, the panel shall assess the scope and consistency of state and federal regulations. Other issues to be considered include the generation and transportation of waste; the selection, approval, and regulation of treatment and storage facilities; the projected demand for new facilities; and the adequacy of existing technology to safely dispose of waste.
Committee: Senate Natural Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 70th Legislature / Senate Committee on Natural Resources.
Subjects: Alternative energy | Colonias | Drinking water | Gambling | Groundwater | Hazardous waste | Horse racing | Houston, Texas | Natural gas | Natural gas industry | Oil industry | Solid waste disposal | Texas Panhandle | Wastewater management | Water supplies |
Library Call Number: L1836.69 n219s
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View report [152 pages  File size: 4,482 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the problems associated with inadequate water and wastewater systems in colonias. Examine some of the resources and funds outside the Water Development Board that could be used to improve water and sewer service in the colonias. *
2. Study issues associated with water supplies in Houston, including groundwater availability, subsistence, flooding, urban runoff and non-point source water pollution. *
3. Study groundwater use, quality and protection in the El Paso area. *
4. Review alternatives to landfills and injection wells for the disposal of hazardous wastes. Consider methods to treat or destroy hazardous wastes, as well as efforts to reduce waste production.
5. Review the history of horse racing in Texas; consider the possible economic and social costs and benefits of pari-mutuel betting on horse races. Study the predicted effects of legalizing pari-mutuel betting the Texas farm economy. *
6. Review development of alternative energy sources and renewable energy sources; consider methods to encourage the development of renewable energy sources in Texas.
7. Hold public hearings on issues related to the production of white oil (chilled, condensed natural gas) in the Texas Panhandle. Consider the effects of the Railroad Commission's ruling on white oil on the oil and gas industry and the economy of the Texas Panhandle. Review federal court actions related to the dispute.
Committee: Joint Hazardous Waste Disposal
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 69th Texas Legislature, Texas House of Representatives / Joint House-Senate Study Committee on Hazardous Waste Disposal.
Subjects: Hazardous waste | Radioactive waste | Solid waste disposal |
Library Call Number: L1836.68 h336
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View report [193 pages  File size: 8,096 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the need to formulate policies for the location of hazardous waste disposal sites and study the Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Hazardous Waste Disposal
Title: Background document
Library Catalog Title: Summary of rock salt deposits in the United States as possible storage sites for radioactive waste materials
Library Call Number: L1836.68 H336RS
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View document [96 pages  File size: 4,239 kb]
Committee: Joint Hazardous Waste Disposal
Title: Hearings before the general public regarding nuclear waste disposal, Tulia High School Auditorium, Tulia, Texas
Library Catalog Title: Minutes, April 23, 1984
Library Call Number: L1801.9 H336 68
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View document [113 pages]
Committee: Joint Hazardous Waste Disposal
Title: Hearings before the general public regarding nuclear waste disposal, Hereford High School Auditorium, Hereford, Texas
Library Catalog Title: Minutes, April 26, 1984
Library Call Number: L1801.9 H336 68
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View document [133 pages]
Committee: Joint Hazardous Waste Disposal
Title: U.S. Department of Energy information on the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program and related studies in the Texas Panhandle, Texas House-Senate Joint Study Committee on Hazardous Waste Disposal, April 27, 1984, Canyon, Texas
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.68 H336 68
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View document [50 pages]
Committee: Joint Hazardous Waste Disposal
Title: Briefing for the Texas House-Senate Joint Committee on Hazardous Waste Disposal, U.S. Department of Energy, August 3, 1984
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.68 H336 68
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View document [112 pages]
Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and the members of the Texas House of Representatives, 68th Legislature : report of the Committee on Evironmental Affairs.
Subjects: Air pollution | Air quality | Clean Air Act | Commercial fishing | Fish | Fishing | Hazardous waste | Hunting | Outdoor recreation | Parks and Wildlife, Texas Department of | Radioactive waste | Recycling | Solid waste disposal | Speckled trout | State park fees |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 en89
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [319 pages  File size: 9,605 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Secure accurate statistics on the availability of redfish and trout.
2. Monitor the initiation of the Texas Low-Level Waste Authority; suggest any changes in the laws passed during the 67th legislative session.
3. Study the feasibility of repealing all hunting and fishing laws that are not under the Uniform Regulatory Act.
4. Study the need to extend the financing of the Local Park Fund.
5. Monitor the drafting of the 1982 Implementation Plan for Harris County and monitor changes in the Federal Clean Air Act.
6. Review the fees and charges levied by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to determine if the department should be given the authority to set reasonable and necessary fees in appropriate areas.
7. Conduct a study in cooperation with the appropriate state agencies and the private sector to determine the feasibility of implementing laws to govern the placement of toxic and chemical waste facilities.
8. Study the desirability or necessity of state legislation restricting the placement of garbage transfer stations or landfills in close proximity to residential areas, schools, churches, parks, playgrounds, etc. Alternative methods of garbage disposal should be investigated.
9. Study the potential environmental safety problems involved in the use of underground injection wells for the disposal of hazardous wastes.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Preliminary Report
Library Catalog Title: Preliminary report on siting of hazardous waste disposal facilities inTexas / prepared for Texas House Committee on Environmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Toxic and Chemical Waste Disposal Siting by the Policy Research Project on Siting Hazardous Waste Di
Library Call Number: L1836.67 t667
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 67th Legislature : report of the Committee on Environmental Affairs.
Subjects: Air quality | Clean Air Act | Environmental crimes | Environmental laws and regulations | Environmental permits | Environmental protection | Hazardous substances | Hazardous waste | Litter | Outdoor recreation | Radioactive waste | San Antonio Missions National Historical Park | Solid waste disposal | State parks |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 en89
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [369 pages  File size: 13,174 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review methods for local and/or state governments to dispose of hazardous chemicals in an economical and environmentally sound manner.
2. Determine the feasibility of the issuance of joint permits for air and water quality to industries through interagency coordination in order to reduce paperwork, quicken the process and avoid bureaucratic duplication.
3. Study the environmental, public safety, and economic impact of litter along Texas highways, streets and roads and recommend a plan for reducing litter that emphasized public education and incentives for anti-litter programs.
4. Determine the economic and environmental impact of nuclear waste storage and disposal in and on Texas, with attention to the licensure of disposal facilities, safety regulations and standards, and local citizen approval of site selection.
5. Monitor the impact of the State Implementation Plan under the 1977 Federal Clean Air Act, and determine the need, if any, for revisions of standards.
6. Project the recreational needs of Texas for the remainder of the twentieth century and forecast urban park needs.
7. Provide an update on the progress of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. *
Committee: Senate Natural Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 67th Legislature / Senate Natural Resources Committee.
Subjects: Agriculture | Alternative energy | Automobiles | Electric utility rates and charges | Energy conservation | Energy policy | Fuel conservation | Hazardous waste | Natural disasters | Natural gas utility rates and charges | Ports | Radioactive waste | Ships and shipping | Solid waste disposal | Wind power |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 n219s
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [262 pages  File size: 9,858 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study hazardous waste and toxic waste disposal in Texas; access the risk that existing toxic waste sites pose; review current waste disposal and waste management laws, and make recommendations. *
2. Study all aspects of the regulation of the disposal of uranium mill tailings; the problem of the disposal of low-level radioactive waste and problems concerning the disposal of toxic industrial waste.
3. Study the hazards affecting the Texas coastal areas and the Gulf of Mexico, including hazards such as hurricanes, tropical storms, tornadoes, subsidence, erosion and ground faults. *
4. Investigate ways to reduce the risk of maritime accidents, and better manage shipping in or near Texas ports. *
5. Investigate ways in which the state can encourage energy conservation and energy efficient construction practices. *
6. Study the obstacles to developing solar energy and wind energy resources, and suggest possible legal or regulatory changes which would promote the use of solar and wind energy sources.
7. Review the methods used for rate design, and the impact of rate structure on energy production and energy use.
8. Suggest ways that the state could reduce use of gasoline and other fuel for transportation. *
9. Investigate future demands of agriculture, and suggest legislative alternatives to encourage the growth of agricultural production. *
10. Analyze Texas laws' impact on small-scale hydroelectric development and recommend possible legislative action. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Natural Resources
Title: Bills Referred to Committee
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 N219 66
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [25 pages]
Committee: Senate Natural Resources
Title: SR 748
Library Call Number: SR 748
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [4 pages  File size: 1,112 kb]

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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