2015 Legislative Scorecard

Of the hundreds of bills voted on by the 84th Legislature, we identified a few key votes that will have the greatest impact on Texas’ environment and public health.


Toxic Sites Flooded by Hurricane Harvey

Officials are still trying to confirm whether Texas floodwaters have spread contamination from the toxic waste sites known as “Superfund sites” to residential areas. The Environmental Protection Agency says 13 Superfund sites were flooded and potentially damaged by Hurricane Harvey. The following is a list of those locations, along with the contaminants at the sites and associated health concerns.