Topic (links)
 August 2021 Arijit Pakrasi, Practice Leader – Air Quality Management Service, EDGE Engineering and Science HGB Ozone Reclassification Update
 July 2021 Ramiro Garcia, Jr., TCEQ Deputy Executive Director TCEQ Regulatory Update
Link to Recording
March 2021 David Friedman, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, AFPM AFPM What Comes Next Presentation
November 2020 Brandon Marsh, P.E., Operating Permits Section, TCEQ Air Permits Division Brandon Marsh TCEQ Presentation
 August 2020 Albert Kennedy, P.E., Senior Air Quality Modeler, BGE, Inc. Practical Steps for Expeditious Completion of Air Dispersion Modeling for New Source Review Permit Applications
July 2020 Dr. Latrice Babin, Director, Harris County Pollution Control Services, and Jeff Saitas, P.E., Saitas and Seales Normalization of the Abnormal: Looking at the Pandemic, the Economy, and the Regulatory Environment in Texas:
Dr. Latrice Babin’s Presentation Jul 2020
Jeff Saitas’ Presentation
Link to Presentation Video Recording
February 2020 Bryan J. Moore, Beveridge & Diamond 2020 RCRA Update: Federal and State Statutory, Regulatory, and Judicial Developments Impacting Waste Management
November 2019 Mike Taylor, Emission Advisors Update on Houston-Galveston-Brazoria (“HGB”) NOx and VOC Emission Reduction Credits and MECT NOx and HRVOC Allowances
October 2019 Dennis McNally, Alpine Geophysics Uses of Photochemical Models for HGB Industry; SIP, PSD/NSR, and Inter-Pollutant Trading
September 2019 Lara Cottingham (City of Houston) City of Houston Climate Action Plan
August 2019 Matt Kuryla & Mark Hamlin (Baker Botts LLP) Texas Ozone NAAQS Status Update
ACE 2019 Mike Taylor (Emission Advisors) & Deever Bradley, P.E. (ERM) ERC Generation and Sales Process for SunEdison
ACE 2019 Derek McDonald (Baker Botts LLP) NSR Reform and EPA Air Memorandas
ACE 2019 H. Langley DeWitt, Ph.D. (AECOM) PM2.5 Measurements in Houston and the 2018 PM ISA
ACE 2019 Arijit Pakrasi, P.E., Ph.D. (EDGE Engineering and Science) Impact of Recent US AEPA PM2.5 Guidance on NSR Permits
ACE 2019 Brittany Tones (Spirit Environmental) Common Compliance Findings During Waste Audits
ACE 2019 Don Halter, CHP (USA Environment) NORM-Impacted Waste Management
ACE 2019 John M. Beath, P.E. (JBE) A Tactical Environmental Management System – 12 Elements of Effective Compliance
ACE 2019  Russ DiRaimo, P.E. (Element Materials Technology) Conducting an Efficient Emissions Test Program
ACE 2019 Donna Huff (TCEQ) SIP Development Update
ACE 2019 Jeff Saitas (Saitas and Seales) 2019 Legislative Session Update
October 2018 Mike Taylor (Emission Advisors) Update on HRVOC, NOx, and VOC ERCs and allowances in Houston-Galveston-Brazoria and effects of the 2008 NAAQS pending re-designation and the 2015 NAAQS Standard
September 2018 Carlos Szembek (ERM) Inside the Black Box: Recent Updates and Proposed Changes in Air Dispersion Modeling
July 2018 Jeff Saitas, P.E. (Saitas and Seales) and
Debra Baker (Baker Wotring, LLP)
Joint A&WMA GCC and TAEP Meeting: Annual Regulatory Update
June 2018 Roberto Gasparini (Spirit Environmental) and Cory R. Thornton (Crain, Caton & James) Environmental Due Diligence: Answering the Five Main Questions
April 2018 Jesus Davis (Industrial Information Resources) 2018 Oil and Gas Spending Outlook
ACE 2018 ACE 2018 Program ACE 2018 Program
ACE 2018 ACE 2018 Presenters’ Bio ACE 2018 Presenters’ Bio
ACE 2018 ACE 2018 Signage ACE 2018 Signage
ACE 2018 Dr. Elena Craft (Environmental Defense Fund) Building a Healthier and Climate Adaptive Houston: Lessons Learned from Harvey
ACE 2018 Johnny Vermillion (Spirit Environmental) Houston Ozone –Past, Present, and Future?
ACE 2018 Carl Edlund (EPA, Region 6 Superfund Division – Director) EPA Response to Hurricane Harvey
ACE 2018 Edwin Mongan (BHP Billiton, ONE Future Coalition Company) ONE Future – Our Nation’s Energy Future
ACE 2018 Laura LaValle (Beveridge & Diamond) Trends in Environmental Law Under the Trump Administration
ACE 2018 John Christiansen (Anadarko) Anadarko’s Advocate and Ambassador Program: Connecting With Our Community
ACE 2018 Deever Bradley (ERM) A Disservice to VOC Service
ACE 2018 Chris Colville (Edge Engineering and Science) The Future of Advanced Air Monitoring Technologies
November 2017 Mike Taylor (Emission Advisors) Houston-Galveston-Brazoria (HGB) Emission Reduction Credits (ERC) and MECT NOx Allowances
July 2017 Brian Christian (TCEQ) TCEQ Update
June 2017 Chris Pepper (Winstead PC) Not Your Ordinary Regulatory Compliance Stories … practical applications of environmental lawyering
April 2017 Johnny Vermillion, PE. (Spirit Environmental) Serving Two Masters; Understanding Texas and EPA – Permitting Programs
March 2017 Prof. Daniel Cohan (Rice University) Texas’ Evolving Electricity Market and Its Impact on Air Quality
ACE 2017 ACE 2017 Program ACE 2017 Program
ACE 2017 David Brymer and Betsy Peticolas (TCEQ) HGB Changes and Air Permitting
ACE 2017 Matt Kuryla (Baker Botts) Redesignation of HGB, Changing the SIP, and Use of Mobile and Area Source Credits for EBT
ACE 2017 Matthew Paulson (Bracewell) TSCA Reform
ACE 2017 Chris Wolfe (Environmental Defense Fund) Case Study – Mobile Sources in an EBT Program
ACE 2017 Dan McGraw (ICIS US Carbon Markets) Trump’s Impact on Obama’s Environmental Legacy
ACE 2017 Steve Ramsey (Geosyntec Consultants) Regulatory/Policy Side of Using Technology
ACE 2017 Yousheng Zeng (Providence Photonics) Technology for Measurements
ACE 2017 Jesse Thompson (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas) The Houston Economy and Future Outlook
ACE 2017 Matt Stutz (Weaver Consultants Group) Revised MSW NSPS
ACE 2017 Marv Richardson (ERM) EPA’s Rulemaking on Hazardous Waste Generators
ACE 2017 Todd Staples (TXOGA, President) Industry Update
ACE 2017 Celina Romero (Duggins Wren Mann & Romero, LLP) Oil and Gas Regulatory Climate
November 2016 Walker Williamson and Joseph Thomas TCEQ HGB Nonattainment Area Updates
November 2016 Mike Taylor Houston-Galveston-Brazoria (HGB) Emission Reduction Credits (ERC)
September 2016 Eduardo (Jay) Olaguer, Ph.D., Houston Advanced Research Center The Oil and Gas Patch: Novel Techniques for Real Time Monitoring, Emissions Quantification, and Air Quality Impact Assessment
June 2016 Jesse Thompson, The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch The Houston Economy
April 2016 Robert Opiela, Opiela Consulting Services and NaviKnow Solutions Air Quality Data: The Foundation for Rules, Policy, Permitting, and Compliance and the Power it Possesses
HAT 2016 Overall Proceedings (Large File 17 MB)
HAT 2016 Jeff Holmstead, Bracewell and Giuliani How EPA and New EPA Regulations Will Affect Texas Business
HAT 2016 Jed Anderson; The AL Law Group & Carter The Clean Air and Climate Change Act of 2016
HAT 2016 Jim Blackburn; Blackburn & Carter Public Policy Issues in Air Pollution: The Public Interest Perspective
HAT 2016 Cory Pomeroy, TXOGA EPA’s New Methane and VOC NSPS and Source Determination Rules for the Oil and Gas Industry
HAT 2016 Michael Honeycutt and Sabine Lange, TCEQ TCEQ Perspectives on the Health Effects Review of Ozone
HAT 2016 Rebecca Rentz, Winstead Attorneys 2015 Ozone NAAQS Implementation Highlights
HAT 2016 Bruce Davis, Consultant Review of the Implications of the Refinery Flare Rule
HAT 2016 Curt Laush; Geosyntec Consultants An Overview of Viable Fenceline Monitoring Techniques Pertaining to the Refinery Rule
HAT 2016 Ram Hashmonay, Atmosfir Optics The Importance of Open Path Fenceline Monitoring for Sustaining Compliance with the New Refinery Rule
HAT 2016 David Schoenbrod, New York Law School The Clean Air Act is Obsolete – The Need for Bold Reform
HAT 2016 Toby Baker, TCEQ Presentation
HAT 2016 Ron Curry, US EPA Region 6 Presentation
HAT 2016 Tom Jordan, San Joaquin Valley APCD San Joaquin Valley – Clean Air Act Implementation Issues
HAT 2016 Derek McDonald; BakerBotts, Austin, Texas Key Permitting Considerations for 2016: Greenhouse Gas and Ozone
HAT 2016 Joe Guida; Guida, Slavich, and Flores Texas EHS Audit Privilege Act and EPA Self-Disclosure Policies
HAT 2016 Jess McAngus, Spirit Environmental How to Conduct a Texas EHS Self-Audit
HAT 2016 Brian Sinclair, TCEQ TCEQ Enforcement Update
October 2015 Arijit Pakrasi, CBI Analysis of Ambient Air Monitoring Data for New Source Review Permitting — A Texas Perspective
September 2015 Mike Taylor, Element Markets Update on Houston-Galveston-Brazoria (HGB) NOx and VOC Emission Reduction Credits (ERCs) and MECT NOx Allowances
July 2015 Liz Hendler, Rohit Sharma Ozone Standard Update
April 2015 Steven Ramsey Use of “Next Generation” Open-Path Monitoring Systems for Source Detection, Emission Inventory Improvement, Root Cause Analysis and to Direct Emission Reduction Strategies
March 2015 Leslie Wong (ERM) Oil & Gas Industry GHG Regulatory Trends
February 2015
Hot Air Topics
Dr Fraiser (Zephyr) Updated Presentation – Hot Air Topics
Ozone NAAQS – Issues with the Science
February 2015
Hot Air Topics
Ted Bowie, Carla Kinslow, Stephen Ramsey, Shagun Bhat (Environ) Updated Presentation – Hot Air Topics
Evaluation of Benzene Fenceline Monitoring Program in USEPA’s Proposed Refinery Sector Rule
February 2015
Hot Air Topics
Overall Compilation — Hot Air Topics Overall Compilation Hot Air Topics (22MB)
November 2014 Steve Hagle, TCEQ Air Quality in Houston and Permitting Updates
October 2014 Erin Selvera, TCEQ Air Permits Division — Updates and Hot Topics
September 2014 Mike Taylor, Senior Vice President, Element Markets, LLC Update on Scarcity of Houston-Galveston-Brazoria (HGB) Emission Reduction Credits (ERCs) and Allowances, and use of NOx ERCs for VOC ERCs
July 2014 Ramiro Garcia, TCEQ Deputy Director, Office of Compliance & Enforcement TCEQ Regulatory Update
June 2014 Steve Smith, Lyondell
Chairman Technical Advisory Committee Houston Regional Monitoring
Air Quality in Houston and an Update on the NAAQS
April 2014 Jodie Connor, President
J. Connor Consulting, Inc.
Oil Spill Response Preparedness Gulf of Mexico Post Deepwater Horizon
February 2014, Hot Air Topics Derek Seals and Betsy Peticolas,
Winstead Attorneys
TCEQ-EPA Legal Challenges
February 2014, Hot Air Topics Steve Hagle, P.E.
Hot Air Topics
February 2014, Hot Air Topics Rock Owens, Manager, Environmental & Infrastructure
Practice Group
Environmental Enforcement
November 2013 Robert E. Mace, Ph.D., P.E.,
Texas Water Development Board
The Water-Industry Nexus: What Texas is Doing to Meet Current and Future Water Needs
October 2013 Element Markets The Scarcity and Expense of HGB Emission Reduction Credits: Issue and Opportunity
September 2013 James Payne, Shareholder
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C.
Overview of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan
July 2013 Beryl Thatcher, Chemical Section Manager
TCEQ Air Permits Division
Current TCEQ Air Permitting Activities
June 2013 Michael Goldman, Shareholder
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C.
Source Aggregation Developments in the Oil & Gas Industry
May 2013 David Friedman, VP Regulatory Affairs
2013 Legislative and Regulatory Outlook
April 2013 Ron Sass, Professor Emeritus
Rice University
2012: The Year Climate Change Became Real