House Committee on Environmental Affairs - 66th R.S. (1979)

Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Interim Report - IXTOC I Oil Spill
Library Catalog Title: Report on the Ixtoc I oil spill / Committee on Environmental Affairs, Texas House of Representatives.
Subjects: Disaster areas | Disaster relief | Environmental cleanup | Natural disasters | Oil spills |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ix1
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [163 pages  File size: 6,107 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor the immediate and long-term effects on the coastal environment of the blowout of the Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) oil well known as IXTOC 1. *
2. Monitor the effects, immediate and long-term of the blowout, on the coastal environment.
3. Evaluate the effectiveness of the cleanup effort and the Oil Spill Contingency Plan.
4. Review federal, state, and local policies regarding assistance for natural and manmade disasters.
5. Determine if changes in state law are needed to address issues which include, but are not limited to, financial disaster aid.
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. *

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

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