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Natural Resources Advisory Committee (NRAC)


The NRAC is appointed by H-GAC's Board of Directors. The NRAC serves as a forum to review and advise public officials on policy issues affecting natural resources in the 13-county Houston-Galveston region. Its membership includes diverse representatives from local governments, natural resource management agencies, environmental organizations, and the private sector.

Please see the roster and bylaws for this 36-member committee:
NRAC Roster (PDF)
NRAC Bylaws (PDF) 


83rd Texas Legislature - Briefing Document for Natural Resources LegislationThis summary document is intended as a briefing on proposed legislation related to air, water, land use, governance of natural resources, parks and natural areas, and energy issues.  Please note, this document is intended as a summary of legislation and potential impacts, and are not intended to imply a stance or position on any bill. For all questions, contact Justin Bower at 713-499-6653.
Briefing Document for All Natural Resources Legislation -  5/28/13 (PDF)  

Meeting Information
Meetings are scheduled on the first Thursday of February, May, August, and November from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Meetings are held at the H-GAC offices in Conference Room A

Next Meeting:  Thursday, Feburary  6, 2014 *Please Note, this meeting will be held offsite at 1414 Wirt Road, the Trina Sosa Community Center.**

Past Meetings
November 7, 2013 Agenda (PDF) | Meeting Summary (pdf) | RESTORE Act Update Presentation (PDF)| Pharmaceuticals in Water Presentation (PDF)
August 1, 2013 Agenda (PDF) | Meeting Summary (PDF)| GBF Presentation (PDF)  | USF&WS Presentation  (PDF)|

May 2, 2013:
February 7, 2013:
November 1, 2012:
August 2, 2012:
May 3, 2012:
February 2, 2012:

Agenda (PDF)  | Meeting Summary (PDF) Jean Wright Presentation (PDF) |  Dr. Quigg Presentation (PDF)
Agenda (PDF) 33K | Meeting Summary (PDF) 245K
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Agenda (PDF) 116K | Meeting Summary (PDF) 61K | TCEQ Rulemaking Summary (PDF) 221K
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Agenda (PDF) 113K | Meeting Summary (PDF) 80K | Proposed Bylaw Changes (PDF) 202K

November 3, 2011 Agenda (PDF) 116K | Meeting Summary (PDF) 118K | Proposed Bylaws Revision (PDF) 210K
Parks Awards Application Summaries (PDF) 785K | Article - Drought’s Effect on Agriculture (PDF) 112K

August 4, 2011:

Agenda (PDF) 45K | Meeting Summary (PDF) 194K

May 5, 2011:

Agenda (PDF) 45K | Meeting Notice (PDF) 70K | Meeting Summary (PDF) 194K
Meeting Presentation (PDF) 838K

February 3, 2011:

Agenda (PDF) 76K | Meeting Notice (PDF) 53K | Meeting Summary (PDF) 195K
Bacteria Implementation Group (BIG) Presentation (PDF) 8.5M
OSSF Mapping Presentation (PDF) 2M | Sustainability Grant Document (PDF) 1M
San Jacinto Waste Pits Presentation (PDF) 2M

November 4, 2010:
August 5, 2010:
May 6, 2010:
February 4, 2010:
November 5, 2009:
August 6, 2009:
May 7, 2009:
February 5, 2009:

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Meeting Notice (PDF) 53K
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Meeting Summary (PDF) 292K
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