NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Tuesday, March 21, 2000

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator J. E. "Buster" Brown


The Senate Natural Resources Committee and the Senate State Affairs
Committee will have a joint hearing to discuss the following:

Study the challenges Texas faces in meeting federal air quality standards
under the Clean Air Act, and the implications of non-attainment on future
economic growth.  The Committee shall assess the impact that federal
vehicle, fuel, engine, aircraft and other standards have on the state's
ability to meet the Clean Air Act requirements.  The Committee shall also
study the connection between air quality and such related issues as
transportation conformity and funding.