NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE: 10:00AM, Tuesday, March 7, 2000

PLACE: Houston, Texas

CHAIR: Senator J. E. "Buster" Brown


The Committee will conduct a public hearing in the Houston City Hall Annex,
900 Bagby St, Houston, Texas to discuss the following:
Future of the Texas oil and natural gas industry
State of the Houston area's water resources
Port expansion and growth

Upon request, public testimony only on the following charges:
State's groundwater resources
Missions and roles of Texas river authorities
Low-level radioactive waste issues
Opportunities and challenges facing the Texas Coastal Region
Implementation of HB 2, SB 766, environmental portions of SB 7

Beginning at 1:00 p.m., the Committee will hold a joint hearing with the
House Environmental Regulation Committee to discuss the challenges Texas
faces in meeting federal air quality standards under the Clean Air Act.