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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

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President Trump may have ‘pulled out’ of Paris, but America is ‘still in’ | Andrea McGimsey

States, cities, college campuses and businesses claim the mantle of climate leadership.

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Report | Environment Texas Research and Policy Center

Chancellor McRaven responds on methane

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CodeNext: Less Flooding, Cleaner Creeks | Brian Zabcik

Proposed changes to Austin's Land Development Code will benefit the environment by strengthening drainage requirements and encouraging green infrastructure.

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News Release | Environment Texas Research and Policy Center

Lead found in drinking water of 5 more Austin schools

New data obtained by Environment Texas from the Austin Independent School District (AISD) shows lead has been found in the drinking water of five more Austin schools. The new data follows the revelation last September of nine schools and facilities which tested positive for the toxic heavy metal. Environment Texas applauded the district's commitment to install filters or replace water fountains, but called for additional testing, greater transparency and full remediation.

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