Environment Texas Latest Blog Posts

PFAS is a dirty word, as one Texas airport executive recently told our Volenteer Monique Eckelmann.  Perhaps more than a dirty word, since even the FDA has acknowledged that there is scientific evidence that it causes serious health conditions. What is McDonald's doing to keep us safe? 

Environemnt Texas Intern Bridget calls on Austin to take action to put wildlife over waste and stop plastic pollution.

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Luke Metzger
Executive Director

Which EVs are available in Texas? How exactly do tax credits work? How do you charge at home? 

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Anna Farrell-Sherman
Clean Water Associate

The Texas House Natural Resource Committee has the power to direct the Texas Water Development Board to invest in nature-based infrastructure.

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Catherine Fraser
Clean Air Associate

Light rail for Austin!

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Catherine Fraser
Clean Air Associate

Houston’s young people are demanding a better future for themselves and for future generations because they will inherit the climate that we give them.

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Ian Corbet
Conservation America Campaign, Associate

Each year, 1 million acres of boreal forest is cut in Canada, much of it turned into pulp that is used for tissue products. This threatens wildlife and puts incredible pressure on our changing climate. 

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Catherine Fraser
Clean Air Associate

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality considered changes to its penalty policy at a work session this morning. We submitted comments together with Public Citizen and the Sierra Club and I delivered the following testimony.

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Catherine Fraser
Clean Air Associate

A coal-fired power plant south of Houston wants to renew its permit to pollute and local residents are saying enough is enough. 

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Catherine Fraser
Clean Air Associate

New ordinances change the relationship between cars and pedestrians in Houston