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Environment Texas Asks Perry, Abbott to Save the Christmas Mountains

AUSTIN- Environment Texas launched an online petition today calling on Governor Rick Perry and Attorney General Greg Abbott to direct their appointees on the School Land Board to cancel the sale of the Christmas Mountains to private interests and work to arrange permanent protection of the property as part of Big Bend National Park. Environment Texas condemned Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson (chair of the School Land Board) for blocking the park’s protection and asked Perry and Abbott to intervene.

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Environment Texas Congratulates Gore

Environment Texas congratulated former Vice President Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today on receiving this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for their tireless efforts to inform the public about the dangers of global warming and urge action to slow its progress.

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On the Clean Water Act's 35th Anniversary, Polluters Continue to Contaminate Texas Waterways

More than 53 percent of industrial and municipal facilities across Texas discharged more pollution into our waterways than their Clean Water Act permits allow in 2005, according to Troubled Waters: An analysis of Clean Water Act compliance, a new report released today by Environment Texas.

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8.4 Billion Dollars at Stake in Texas' National Forests

Logging, mining, and oil/gas drilling in Texas’ national forests jeopardizes $8.4 billion per year in Texas business expenses, including activities such as fishing, hunting, and wildlife watching, according to a new report released today by Environment Texas.

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8.4 Billion Dollars at Stake in Texas' National Forests

AUSTIN – Logging, mining, and oil/gas drilling in Texas’ national forests jeopardizes $8.4 billion per year in Texas business expenses, including activities such as fishing, hunting, and wildlife watching, according to a new report released today by Environment Texas.

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