TxDOT's Environmental Affairs Division held its annual Environmental Conference in Austin Sept. 9 to 11, 2015. Below are links to the agenda and presentations given by TxDOT. Non-TxDOT presentations are not available.

Day 1: General Sessions

Presentation Format
Welcome, Carlos Swonke Welcome, Carlos Swonke PDF
Transit Facilities: Environmental Review Transit Facilities: Environmental Review PDF
State Gate Checklists: An Overview State Gate Checklists: An Overview PDF
Construction Stage Gate Checklists Construction Stage Gate Checklists PDF
Environmental Compliance Oversight System (ECOS) Update Environmental Compliance Oversight System (ECOS) Update PDF
Planning and Environmental Linkages Planning and Environmental Linkages PDF
Compiling the Project File and Preparing for Litigation Compiling the Project File and Preparing for Litigation PDF
NEPA Assignment: Results from TxDOT’s First FHWA Audit NEPA Assignment: Results from TxDOT’s First FHWA Audit PDF

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Day 2: Break-out Sessions

Presentation Format
Air Quality Toolkit Update: Obtaining Project-Level Conformity Determinations
Under NEPA Assignment
Air Quality Toolkit Update: Obtaining Project-Level Conformity Determinations Under NEPA Assignment PDF
NEPA Reevaluations: Preparing Documentation NEPA Reevaluations: Preparing Documentation PDF
Large Scale Solutions: Programmatic Consultations Between TxDOT and USFWS Large Scale Solutions: Programmatic Consultations Between TxDOT and USFWS PDF
ENV-HMM Customer Services: What We Do and How We Can Help? ENV-HMM Customer Services: What We Do and How We Can Help? PDF
Traffic Noise: Documentation in Texas ECOS Traffic Noise: Documentation in Texas ECOS PDF
Scoping Complex Projects: TxDOT Scoping Process for EAs and EISs Scoping Complex Projects: TxDOT Scoping Process for EAs and EISs PDF
Basics of the Web Soil Survey: FPPA and Beyond Basics of the Web Soil Survey: FPPA and Beyond PDF
Open Records Open Records PDF
Analyzing Induced Growth and Encroachment Alteration Effects Analyzing Induced Growth and Encroachment Alteration Effects PDF
Induced Growth – Example Project Induced Growth – Example Project PDF
NEPA Development Handbooks and SOPs: Preparation of EAs and EISs NEPA Development Handbooks and SOPs: Preparation of EAs and EISs PDF

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Day 3: Training Sessions

Presentation Format
NEPA Assignment: Best Practices for Local Governments NEPA Assignment: Best Practices for Local Governments PDF
Initial Site Assessment of US 287 Groveton Initial Site Assessment of US 287 Groveton PDF
Hazardous Materials: Overview for Project Development Hazardous Materials: Overview for Project Development PDF
Hazardous Materials Boot Camp: Performing Research and Why It Is Necessary Hazardous Materials Boot Camp: Performing Research and Why It Is Necessary PDF
MS4 Program Updates MS4 Program Updates PDF

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