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Waste Management Policy, Task Force on - 70th R.S. (1987)

Committee Members

Public members

  • Jack A. Barnett
  • Gene Ellisor
  • Larry B. Feldcamp
  • Buck Hubbard
  • James B. Mattly
  • James C. Morriss
  • Thomas Noel
  • Willess H. Vincent
  • Veta Winick


  • 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.


Appointed pursuant to HCR 137.

Senate members and public members Jack Barnett, Veta Winick and James Mattly appointed by the Lieutenant Governor 10/27/1987. (Letters from William P. Hobby, Lieutenant Governor of Texas, October 27, 1987. See Lieutenant Governor Hobby Appointments, L1803.1 P926la)

House members and public members Buck Hubbard, Thomas Noel and Gene Ellisor appointed by the Speaker 11/6/1987. (Letters from Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, November 6, 1987. See House Speaker Lewis Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1985-92 3.)

Steve Carriker was appointed by the Speaker on 11/6/1987. On 8/25/1988 he was sworn into the Senate. He apparently remained on the Task Force and signed the letter of transmittal included in the report as a Senator.

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