NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Wednesday, March 8, 2000

PLACE: Galveston, Texas

CHAIR: Senator J. E. "Buster" Brown


The Committee will conduct a public hearing in the Grand Foyer Room of the
San Luis Hotel, 5222 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Texas to discuss:

State's groundwater resources
Missions and roles of Texas river authorities:
     San Jacinto River Authority
     Trinity River Authority
     Gulf Coast Water Authority
Opportunities and challenges facing the Texas Coastal Region
Port expansion and growth

Upon request, public testimony only on the following charges:
Low-level radioactive waste issues
Future of the Texas oil and natural gas industry
Implementation of HB 2, SB 766, environmental portions of SB 7
Challenges Texas faces in meeting federal air quality standards