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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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Bird Strike Threat – TCE, Pilots, and Landowners Challenge Garbage Expansion by Austin Airport

Texas Campaign for the Environment’s lawyer and several TCE members successfully gained standing to contest a permit to expand a problem landfill located just 3,200 feet from the end of Austin Bergstrom International Airport’s (ABIA’s) main runway — and directly below the flight path.

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TCE and For the Greater Good Scale Up NO DESAL City Charter Amendment Petition

TCE and our partners in For the Greater Good coalition in Corpus Christi scaled up the NO DESAL City Charter Amendment petition with drive-by signing opportunities.

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TCE and Partners take Legal Action against Industrial Flaring

Texas Campaign for the Environment in a coalition of ten environmental organizations today sent the Trump Administration EPA notice of intent to sue over its failure to reduce toxic air pollution from flares on petrochemical plants, gas processing facilities, and other industrial sites.

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TCE and Allies from across State present Texas Railroad Commission Candidates Forum

Now’s the time to make sure the TX Railroad Commission is accountable to the people, not big polluters. View a report and recording of the Candidates Forum.

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