The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) will meet on November 14, 2018, in order to consider various agenda items regarding the state of the environment in Texas. The agenda items include administrative penalties for air quality violations and drinking water violations in Galveston County and Fort Bend County as well as the consideration of the recertification of the Houston-Galveston Area Emission Reduction Credit Organization for another 12-year term. The entire TCEQ meeting agenda for November 14, 2018 can be viewed at tceq.texas.gov.
Ashley Odstrcil is a student at University of Houston. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering Technology and is interested in continuing her education to pursue a Masters in Computational Health Informatics. Aside from her studies, she enjoys exploring the world around her and trying new foods. Growing up in Houston her entire life has led her to be adventurous with different ethnic foods and open to learning about the various different cultures around her.
Ashley also has a love for the environment and expresses her concerns for the environment through her daily life by eliminating waste and by continuously informing herself on better ways to help protect the environment we live in.
Ashley is excited to contribute to CEC and to broaden her knowledge about the environment by developing valuable skills that can further her career aspirations. She can be reached at [email protected]
Sometimes it can feel like the environmental, economic and social issues the world is currently facing are too big, too overwhelming, to be dealt with by individuals. Climate change, resource limits, economic downturn, social disconnection. Surely these issues can only be properly managed by our governments?