Building True Partnerships Between Community and Industry

Topics and Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

  • February 24, 2020 -- Process Safety Management: Managing Hazards to Reduce Frequency and Severity of Incidents
  • The typical DPCAC meeting agenda includes updates from plants on environmental and safety performance and business information. The main topic may be a presentation, an annual report, or a tour. Time is always allotted for Q&A and discussion. Plans for the next few meetings are reviewed and confirmed. Contact us at info@deerparkcac.org if you would like an invitation to attend.

Question of the Month: What is a Tier II Report?

  • Tier II reports are reports from facilities who have at any time 10,000 pounds on site of a hazardous chemical, or 500 pounds of 365 chemicals listed as extremely hazardous. The report outlines the chemical, quantities, how stored and general location within a facility. These reports are sent to local Fire departments and local emergency planning committees (LEPC) so they can plan in case of an event at that facility. These reports are completed annually.
  • Click here to read previous questions and answers related to Deer Park industry.

Additional Topics

Current and Prior Year Meeting Summaries
Of Special Interest over the Years
  • March 28, 2016 -- Plant Community Relations Programs. Summary.
  • August 22, 2016 -- Industrial Hygiene:  Protecting Workers from Workplace Hazards. Summary. Slides.
  • October 26, 2015 -- Deepwells.  Summary. Slides.
  • June 2012 -- Water Planning in Our Region Summary. Slides.
  • November 2011 -- TCEQ Flaring Study Findings Summary. Slides.
  • August 2009 -- Indoor Air Quality Slides.
  • October 2007 -- Understanding the Links between Exposure, Dose, and Health Effects. Slides.
How We Select Meeting Topics

Every year or so, DPCAC develops a Program Plan to assure it is addressing issues of greatest interest to community members.  Community members, plant members, and guests brainstorm topics they believe DPCAC should address.  Using sticky dots, they choose those they most want to cover in the coming year.  By using different colors for community and plant members, the CAC can schedule the topics of most community interest. The Program Plan is flexible and may be changed by group agreement.

Contact Us if there are issues you would like DPCAC to address or if you would like details and an invitation to a DPCAC meeting.