Texas Weather Modification Advisory Committee Meeting


Thursday, January 30, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.
North Campus, 1st  Floor Public Meeting Room (Room 125E)
1106 Clayton Lane
Austin, Texas 78723

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call and Certification of Quorum
  3. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of July 11, 2013
  4. Public Comment
  5. Staff Reports
    Briefing from agency staff and discussion:
    1. Executive Office
      1. Recent developments
      2. Legislative update
      3. Process Improvement and Analytics Team
        1. Brochure on Weather Modification Facts
        2. Report on Extra-Area Effects of cloud-seeding
        3. Reports of Cloud-Seeding in the International news
        4. Reported occurrences of “Chem-trails” in Texas
        5. “First Annual Symposium on Weather Modification,” in San Antonio, February 28, 2014
        6. Update on issues pertaining to weather modification research & operations
    2. Enforcement Division
      1. Key statistics
  6. Field meteorologists’ report on status of ongoing rain enhancement/hail suppression operations
  7. Consideration and possible recommendation on an application for a Texas weather modification license: City of Wichita Falls
  8. Consideration and possible recommendation on an application for a Texas weather modification permit: City of Wichita Falls
  9. Consideration and possible recommendation on applications for renewal of weather modification permits: Seeding Operations and Atmospheric Research (SOAR) Program; West Texas Weather Modification Association
  10. Recommendations for agenda items for next meeting
  11. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Committee meeting
  12. Adjournment


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