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News Release | Environment Texas

AUSTIN - Leading Texas environmental group Environment Texas announced today its endorsement of Sara Stapleton-Barrera in the July 14 primary runoff for Texas Senate District 27. The incumbent is Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr.

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With solar panels becoming more affordable to consumers, you may be considering equipping your home with solar power. But for Texans who can choose their electric provider (e.g. Houston and Dallas, not Austin and San Antonio), the different plans from energy providers charging different rates with unique buyback plans can be confusing. As a prospective solar citizen, which electric company offers the best deal?

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The Texas Water Development Board will require all projects submited to its Flood Infrastructure Fund to consider nature-based features in their proposals.

News Release | Environment Texas

AUSTIN - Environment Texas launched a campaign today to get Texas cities to require that new buildings have solar panels installed or be built in a way where solar can easily be added later. 

“We cannot miss the opportunity to generate the renewable energy that comes with powering every new home with solar,” said Luke Metzger, Executive Director of Environment Texas. “The most efficient time to install solar panels is when workers are already on the roof, and by making homes solar, it will lead to healthier and safer communities for years to come.”

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Coronavirus update

Our work to defend the environment can’t stop and won’t stop in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We’ll keep advocating on your behalf — at a safe social distance — for clean air, clean water, clean energy, wildlife and open spaces, and a livable climate.