NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  9:30AM, Wednesday, April 19, 2000

PLACE: Midland, Texas

CHAIR: Senator J. E. "Buster" Brown


The Committee will hold a public hearing at the Permian Basin Petroleum
Museum, 1500 I-20 West, Midland, Texas to discuss the following:

Invited and Public testimony on:
Texas Natural Gas Trends and its growing significance to the electric
   utility industry
Future of the oil and natural gas production industry
State's groundwater resources
Storage and disposal options for low-level radioactive waste

Public testimony only on:
Challenges Texas faces in meeting federal air quality standards
Missions and roles of all Texas river authorities
Opportunities and challenges facing the Texas Coastal Region
Port expansion and growth
Implementation of HB 2, SB 766, and SB 7