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Welcome to the NTAEP home page. Our group is composed of environmental professionals from the greater Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas Metroplex. Our group meets during the lunch hour on the third Wednesday of each month except for the summer months of June through August. Our meetings feature a speaker and time for networking. See below for upcoming meetings and go ahead and register if you like! We hope you can join us soon!


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North Texas Association of Environmental Professionals (NTAEP)

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NTAEP Monthly Meeting - 3514 W. Airport Freeway, Irving, Texas 75062
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Kenneth Tramm of Modern Geosciences will be presenting 


"Metals: Importance of Background Threshold Values in Risk


Assessment" on November 15, 2023.







Dr. Tramm will update NTAEP on his recent article that looked into why understanding “background” is so important in risk assessment.  This includes a little history on the Texas Risk Reduction Program and some lessons learned that could be applied to improve the risk-based corrective action process in Texas. 


Dr. Kenneth Tramm is a Program Manager with Modern Geosciences and has over 25 years of experience working on environmental assessment and remediation projects across the United States.  He served as a national Environmental Practice Leader for two large engineering firms prior to founding Modern Geosciences in 2011.  He holds a masters and doctorate in Environmental Science and Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and bachelors in Bioenvironmental Sciences from Texas A&M University.  He is a licensed Professional Engineer, licensed Professional Geoscientist and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager.  In addition to leading the environmental practice at Modern, Dr. Tramm is an adjunct professor teaching in UTA’s Engineering and Geoscience Departments. Dr. Tramm is also the author of Environmental Due Diligence: A Professional Handbook, has served on a number of academic advisory boards, and assists the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists as a subject matter expert.

Kenneth Tramm
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