TCEQ Sunset Review – Reforming Texas’ environmental agency

Our Comments and participation in Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Sunset review

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is undergoing Sunset Review at the state legislature now through 2023. Sunset Review is an opportunity for interested members of the public to give their views on the function and continuance of these agencies.

NEW Visit our website on TCEQ Sunset Review at https://forourcommunities.org/.

Statewide People’s Hearing will be held virtually on Wednesday, June 8 at 5:00 PM. Register now at bit.ly/TCEQSunset.

Timeline of actions on TCEQ Sunset Review:

  • April 30, 2022: People’s Hearing in Houston.
  • March 29, 2022: People’s Hearing held virtually for Dallas area residents.
  • March 21, 2022: People’s Hearing held in San Antonio. Watch the hearing.
  • Dec. 20, 2021: Public Citizen joins forty-one environmental organizations to submit a letter with recommendations for TCEQ sunset.
  • Sept. 1, 2021: TCEQ publishes its own agency Self Evaluation Report.
  • Aug. 8, 2021: Public Citizen joins fifteen organizations offering general comments in advance of the TCEQ’s Self Evaluation Report.