Monthly Archives: July 2016

TCEQ Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to Public Notice Requirements for the Air Quality Standard Permit for Concrete Batch Plants

On July 6, 2016, TCEQ commissioners approved publication of proposed rulemaking that amends portions of 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapters 39 and 55 regarding public notice for certain concrete batch plants. The rule changes are also proposed as revisions to the State Implementation Plan (SIP). The proposed rule amends existing public participation rules for registrations of the Air Quality Standard Permit for Concrete Batch Plants. The proposed rule requires consolidation of the Notice of Receipt of Application and Intent to Obtain Permit (NORI, commonly referred to as “first notice”) and Notice of Application and Preliminary Decision (NAPD, commonly...
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The Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest

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Mayor's 6th Annual Back 2 School Fest

Location: University of Houston REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sunday, JULY 31, 2016 (or until capacity is reached) Qualification to pre-register: Students must qualify for free or reduced cost lunch. ***Only confirmed registered students will be notified of the date and time of the event.*** Serving 25,000 pre-registered children from Houston area school districts • Backpacks • School Supplies • Immunizations • Vision Screenings • Dental Screenings • Other Free Services Due to limited supplies, this event is open only to pre-registered elementary school students grades K-5 who reside in the City of Houston and qualify for...
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Civid Leadership Summer Series at the Southwest Multi-Service Center

Civic Leadership
  1. It is open for anyone or any organization who would like to engage in a community mobilization type project in line with the Health Department priorities.
  2. They are especially awarding more points to projects related to environmental health and/or emergency preparedness.
  3. Individuals can be awarded starting $1000 or they can partner up with others in the class or in the community to be awarded more.
  4. The training will provide residents an in-depth look at the health department and our priorities.
This is a great opportunity for our residents and community partners....
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