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News Release | Environment America

The U.S. House Committee on Armed Services approved provisions in the annual defense policy bill early this morning that would phase out the military’s use of toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in firefighting foams. Right now, Congress has a critical opportunity to stamp out a major threat to our public health. Millions of people across the country are currently drinking water contaminated with toxic PFAS chemicals. Eliminating the use of these chemicals is the best way to protect our drinking water from these dangerous substances.

News Release | Environment America

The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing this morning on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to replace the Clean Water Rule. The proposed rule would roll back protections for much of America’s network of waterways. The administration’s ‘Dirty Water Rule’ would leave vast networks of America’s rivers, lakes and streams vulnerable to pollution, endangering wildlife and public health. It flies in the face of common sense, sound science and public opinion.

Blog Post

Commitments to power society with clean energy are accelerating us from 0 to 100 quickly.

Blog Post

The 86th Session of the Texas Legislature has come and gone and it was a banner session for Texas Parks. The headline of, of course, is the passage of Senate Joint Resolution 24 and Senate Bill 26, which paves the way for the constitutional dedication of the Sporting Goods Sales Tax. Texas voters will have the opportunity to vote on the measure this November. Stay tuned for news on how you can support the effort. Because dedicated funds will be vital for future years, I wanted to provide you a deeper dive into how the Parks fared for the next biennium.

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Energy Sage

Have you ever thought about going solar at your home or business? Environment Texas has partnered with EnergySage to make finding your local solar options easy. Find out more.