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Mission Statement

To protect and promote the health and environment of Texas through the prevention and control of adverse health and environmental effects related to toxic substances and harmful agents. This is accomplished through interagency coordination of regulation development, risk assessments, cooperative studies, information dissemination, and public education efforts.

History

The Toxic Substances Coordinating Committee (TSCC) was created in 1987 by an act of the 70th Texas Legislature, SB 537, Sec. 2(h) of the Health Risk Assessment Act. The purpose of the TSCC is to coordinate communication among member agencies concerning each agency's efforts to regulate toxic substances and harmful physical agents.

The following State Agencies participate on the Toxic Substances Coordinating Committee (TSCC). You may click the agency logo to learn more about that agency's role with the TSCC:

health department link
Department of
State Health
TCEQ link
Commission on Environmental Qulaity
department of agriculture link
Department of Agriculture
railroad commission link
Railroad
Commission
department of public safety link
Department of
Public Safety
parks and wildlife link
Parks & Wildlife

Caledar of Upcoming Meetings

TSCC General Committee Meeting: March 18, 2014. 10:00am - 11:30am, Texas Department of State Health Services, Room T-607

Environmental Health & Toxicology Workgroup: April 8, 2014. 2:30pm - 3:30pm, GoToMeeting (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/join/488069370)

Fish Sampling Subcommittee: February 18, 2014. 9:30am - 11:00am, 8407 Wall Street, Austin, Room N-218. Conference bridge available - 1-866-820-7831, passcode 779565#



Presentations Made at TSCC Meetings

All presentations below are "pdf" and must be viewed/printed with Adobe® Acrobat® Reader, visit our file viewing information page for download information. For additional assistance please call 512-458-7263.



Committees that work with TSCC:

The Texas Environmental Health Institute


Meeting Minutes

If you would like copies of the meeting minutes for any of the committees please contact Debbie Potter at debbie.potter@dshs.state.tx.us or Tina Walker at tina.walker@dshs.state.tx.us.


Minutes are available for all committees



For more information about these committees, please contact:
Dr. Carrie Bradford carrie.bradford@dshs.state.tx.us

Texas Department of State Health Services
1100 West 49th Street
Austin, Texas 78756
(800)588-1248

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Last updated on 2/18/2014