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News Release | Environment Texas

Oil refineries, petrochemical plants and other unprepared industrial facilities in Texas reported releasing an estimated 3.5 million of pounds of extra pollution into the air during the state’s electric grid failure and freezing temperatures last week.

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As freezing temperatures rock the Texas power grid, electricity prices are surging. Will your bill go up? We have answers.

News Release | Environment Texas

Large scale power outages and energy shortages across the state from this week’s winter storm have caused wholesale electricity prices to rise more than 10,000 percent, leaving many Texans wondering if their electricity bills will increase, too. TexPIRG Education Fund and Environment Texas Research and Policy Center jointly released a guide Friday with tips to help consumers understand their electric bills, assess their situations and agree on payment plans with their electric providers. 

News Release | Environment America

WASHINGTON -- The United States officially rejoined the international Paris Agreement on Friday. The act brings America back into a key accord aimed at reducing planet-warming emissions. 

Blog Post

Cities across Texas are posting water boil notices left and right as water pressure falls across the state. Here are some resources on how to make sure your water is safe, why our water is unsafe right now, and how we can pull together to get through.

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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.