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Texas Voters Approve More Than Half-Billion Dollars for Parks, Recreation and Green Space

In an unprecedented election where parks became a major issue at the top of the ballot for the Governor’s race, at the bottom of the ballot, a number of quieter ballot propositions racked up major gains for Texas parks, recreation and green space. In bond elections in Austin, Houston, Dallas, Irving, Williamson County, Rosenberg, Bee Caves and West University Place, voters approved more than $623 million in bonds to acquire new park land and natural areas and to improve recreation facilities.

News Release | Environment Texas

Texas Voters Approve More Than Half-Billion Dollars for Parks, Recreation and Green Space

AUSTIN – In an unprecedented election where parks became a major issue at the top of the ballot for the Governor’s race, at the bottom of the ballot, a number of quieter ballot propositions racked up major gains for Texas parks, recreation and green space. In bond elections in Austin, Houston, Dallas, Irving, Williamson County, Rosenberg, Bee Caves and West University Place, voters approved more than $623 million in bonds to acquire new park land and natural areas and to improve recreation facilities.

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Environment Texas Report Shows Ten Opportunities to Build New Energy Future

Environment Texas today unveiled the ten best opportunities to move America beyond fossil fuels and toward a cleaner, more secure energy future for America.

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Environment Texas Launches Campaign Calling on Candidates to Support a New Energy Future

Environment Texas today launched a new campaign calling on congressional candidates to support policies to move America beyond oil and toward a cleaner energy future.

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Key National Forest Protections Reinstated

Judge Elizabeth Laporte of the Northern District of California today overturned the Bush administration’s repeal of protections for nearly 60 million acres of pristine national forest lands.  This includes roughly 4,000 acres in the Sam Houston National Forest north of Houston.

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