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Texas Ranks First in Nation for Global Warming Pollution

Global warming pollution in Texas increased by 18% between 1990 and 2004, according to The Carbon Boom, a new analysis of state fossil fuel consumption data released today by Environment Texas.  This is the first time that 2004 state-by-state data on carbon dioxide emissions have been released. The report finds that Texas ranks first in the nation for total emissions, first for emissions from coal plants, first for emissions from natural gas plants, and first for the largest increase in emissions from motor gasoline consumption.

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Environment Texas Launches "State Parks Express" RV to Call on Legislature to Fully Fund Texas Parks

AUSTIN- Today, Environment Texas launched a 1250 mile road trip of their “State Parks Express” RV to draw attention to the Legislature’s continuing failure to give adequate funding to Texas’ state and local parks. The RV, which will travel to Midland, Lubbock, Amarillo, Waco and College Station, will stop outside the office of the local legislator and invite local citizens to come out for a “weenie roast for the parks.”

News Release | Environment Texas

Environment Texas Launches "State Parks Express" RV to Call on Legislature to Fully Fund Texas Parks

Today, Environment Texas launched a 1250 mile road trip of their “State Parks Express” RV to draw attention to the Legislature’s continuing failure to give adequate funding to Texas’ state and local parks. The RV, which will travel to Midland, Lubbock, Amarillo, Waco and College Station, will stop outside the office of the local legislator and invite local citizens to come out for a “weenie roast for the parks.”

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Group Calls for Texas to Go Solar

Standing before one of San Antonio’s premiere solar businesses, a group of public officials, environmentalists and solar business owners released a new report showing the enormous potential for Texas to become a world solar leader. The group used the report to call for legislation to make it cost-effective for homeowners and businesses to install solar panels. 

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Group Calls for Texas to Go Solar

Standing before one of San Antonio’s premiere solar businesses, a group of public officials, environmentalists and solar business owners released a new report showing the enormous potential for Texas to become a world solar leader. The group used the report to call for legislation to make it cost-effective for homeowners and businesses to install solar panels. 

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