Joe Moore, Jr.
Region: Hill Country
Topics: Water, Pollution, Regulation, Education
Mr. Moore was involved in conservation in Texas and throughout
the US as a governmental official and teacher at a variety of institutions.
In his governmental roles, he served as Executive Director of the
Industrial Accident Board, Executive Director of the
Development Board, Chairman of the Texas Water Quality Board, Commissioner
of the Federal Water Pollution Control Administration, Program Director
of the National Commission on Water Quality, and Monitor of the
lawsuit involving endangered species and groundwater withdrawals
in the Edwards Aquifer, Sierra Club v. Bruce Babbit, et al.
As a teacher, he worked as Director of the Office of Research
at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the
University of Texas at
Austin, Program Head and Professor in the Graduate Program in Environmental
Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas, and as Distinguished
Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning at
Texas State University.
June 22, 1999
San Marcos, Texas
Reels 2017 and 2018