UT Arlington Div for Enterprise Development
140 W. Mitchell Street
Arlington/Texas/76019
 


Center for Environmental Excellence

The Center for Environmental Excellence at the Division for Enterprise Development serves the public through relevant environmental projects funded by regulatory entities such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) as well as projects sponsored by other private and public entities. Offices and staff resources in Houston and Austin, in addition to our Arlington location, support a variety of these efforts (active project highlights below).


Zero Waste Network

The Southwest Network for Zero Waste is a group of environmental professionals dedicated to finding money-saving options for conserving our natural resources. As part of a nationwide network, we work to identify pollution prevention options for large and small businesses as well as consumers and are able to provide you with high quality pollution prevention information.

Register now for our CEE 402 - Pollution Prevention and Lean Principles
Tu, W and Th from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Starting 9/20/2011


Register now for our CEE 412 - Pollution Prevention Workshop
Tu and W from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Starting 9/20/2011


Register now for our CEE 402 - Pollution Prevention and Lean Principles
Tu, W and Th from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Starting 10/4/2011


Register now for our CEE 412 - Pollution Prevention Workshop
Tu and W from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Starting 10/4/2011


Register now for our CEE 402 - Pollution Prevention and Lean Principles
Tu, W, Th, and Sunday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Starting 12/6/2011


Register now for our CEE 412 - Pollution Prevention Workshop
Tu and W from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Starting 12/6/2011



SHEP logo

The Safety Health and Environmental Professional (SHEP) program offers:
certification courses designed for the professionals in the field.
Courses available are:


  1. Five OSHA courses
  2. Introduction to EHS and one of three courses
    • CEE 2101 Waste management
    • CEE 2201 Fundamentals of Air Quality
    • CEE 2301 Basic Water and Wastewater Regulations
  3. One Risk Management Course

Click on SHEP Certificate to learn more.

Erosion and Sediment Control

Under contract with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), classroom training and reference materials were developed and are being delivered to agency employees throughout the state. This training is also made available to Texas cities and counties through Federal grant funding and to private contractors for a fee. (See also Transportation Training and Services for additional training topics and reference guides.)

Houston Local Air Program (LAP)

Compliance-related tasks are conducted regarding Stage II Vapor Recovery Systems and Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks located within the City of Houston. Results of required tests and investigations are reported to TCEQ and to the regulated entity as evidence of compliance or notice of violation. Investigators also provide technical assistance to regulated entities or to the public related to these topic areas.