Almost 9,000 bills were filed in the Legislature by last Friday’s deadline. We’re still sifting through all of them, but here’s my first cut at our favorite and least favorite bills of the 2019 session.

Testimony on water & wastewater in fracking

By | Luke Metzger
Executive Director

I want to talk about the environmental risks posed by oil and gas wastewater, the opportunity to recycle the wastewater for reuse in the oilfields, and the danger of reusing it for other purposes such as agriculture or discharge into our waterways.

A Day In the Life of an Environmental Advocate

By | Emma Pabst
Environment Texas Associate

On Thursday I hosted a press conference about our new report on illegal air pollution in San Antonio, and I had to wake up at the unholy hour of… 6am. Okay, so, I know I’ve made it through worse, but 6am?! I can barely manage to make breakfast at that hour, let alone pull together the materials for an entire press conference.