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Water Resource Restoration Program - Bill Memo

Adoption of nature-based infrastructure has lagged in Texas because of a lack of good funding programs. Texas’ Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) has financed only two “green infrastructure” projects, both of which were water reclamation projects that did not incorporate the benefits of natural features. We have the opportunity now to a Water Resource Restoration Program within the CWSRF to finance nature-based projects.

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Daily Texan Ad on UT Methane Pollution

Faculty of the University of Texas System released a letter today urging UT Chancellor McRaven to reduce the climate-damaging methane emissions occurring at oil and gas facilities on land managed by the UT System. The letter has 177 faculty and staff signatures and a version ran as an ad in the April 19, 2017 edition of UT Austin’s student newspaper the Daily Texan.

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