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Environmentalists push back on Phillips 66’s offshore crude oil plant

Environmental groups say they will fight Phillips 66’s plans to build a bluewater crude oil export terminal off the coast of Port Aransas.

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TCE and Coastal Bend Groups Oppose Phillips 66-Trafigura “Bluewater” Oil Export Proposal

Diverse and Aligned Coalition of Coastal Bend Organizations plus Regional and National Environmental Groups Oppose Phillips 66-Trafigura Proposal to Build a Massive, Risky Offshore Fossil Fuel Export Terminal near Port Aransas, Texas (Corpus Christi) Phillips 66-Trafigura wants to build a massive Bluewater oil export terminal with huge crude oil pipelines and an offshore terminal across […]

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TCE Environmental Voter Resources

TCE Environmental Voter Resources Information on the Voting Process Key Elections to follow Important Dates remaining in the election process TCE Environmental Voter’s Pledge: To vote and ask others to vote; To make sure all votes are counted; To ensure a peaceful transition of power once all votes are counted fairly. Let’s begin with…Thanks! Thank […]

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TCE and Allies Petition US EPA to Reduce Harmful Flaring in Odessa, Texas area

TCE and Allies today petitioned the US Environmental Protection Agency to reduce harmful flaring and venting that is making people sick and in some cases killing people near oil and gas sites in Odessa, Texas – the Permian Basin.

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Key Positions of 2020 Texas Railroad Commissioner Candidates

TCE compiled the following information from the candidates’ responses to the Texas League of Women Voters 2020 Primary and General Election Voter Guides, candidates’ statements during a Texas Tribune virtual debate held on September 7, 2020 and candidate responses to an Austin American Statesman questionnaire   and Inside Texas Politics on WFAA, October 17, 2020. […]

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Robin Schneider Awarded Hal Suter Environmental Alliance Award

TCE Executive Director Robin Schneider is awarded the Hal Suter Environmental Alliance Award.

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TCE and Allies Move Conoco-Phillips to Stop Flaring at 41 Sites

ConocoPhillips Drops Request for Oil and Gas Flaring in West Texas After Challenge from Clean Air Groups Published by TCE Partner Environmental Integrity Project on September 3, 2020 41 Flares at Oil and Gas Sites Released 1,262 Tons of Sulfur Dioxide Air Pollution near Odessa Austin, Texas – Following a challenge from four clean air advocacy […]

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Opinion: Stop Fossil Fuel Industry from running US Climate Policy

Stop the revolving door — Americans don’t support fossil fuel industry leaders running climate policy

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Corpus Christi Coalition Vies for Votes on Desalination

By: Trevier Gonzalez, 9:08 PM July 30, 2020 Local group vies for votes on desalination plant, delivers ‘thousands’ of signatures amid pandemic CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Though the Corpus Christi Seawater Desalination Project has been met with contention since it was introduced, an organization is pushing for its fate to be decided by voters via a […]

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Let the People Vote! TCE and Allies Deliver Thousands of No Desal Petitions

TCE and Save the Bay for the Greater Good deliver thousands of petitions asking Corpus Christi Mayor and City Council to hold a public vote on the November ballot to determine whether or not the City can build desalination projects.

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