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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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TCE and Over 700 Neighbors, Businesses, Elected Officials Oppose NE Austin Garbage Expansion
TCE, neighbors, businesses & officials fight TCEQ decision to allow garbage dump to process nearly 1 million tons of trash near NE Austin neighborhood.
TCE and Environmental Coalition Condemns Texas Railroad Commission Decisions
TCE and an environmental coalition condemned decisions by the Texas Railroad Commission when they refused to hear environmental advocates and residents’ concerns; allowed 7 gas flaring and venting waivers over public health-based standards and climate change warnings; failed to disallow future flaring and venting; and,waived fees and environmental rules.
TCE and Allies Urge TX Railroad Commission to Stop Gas Venting and Flaring
TCE and a coalition of environmental groups sent an open letter to the Texas Railroad Commission asking them to stop harmful gas flaring and venting in oil field sites across Texas. Key stakeholders object to Industry heavy composition of Railroad Commission’s “Blue Ribbon Task Force”. Signatories site concerns about: waste of natural resources; public health harm and risk; and, climate change impacts.
Environmentalists across Texas ask State and Petrochem, Stop Jeopardizing Vulnerable People
On Eve of Historic Earth Day 2020, Texas Petrochemical Industry and State Agencies Refuse to Stand Down from Pollution Policies Environmentalists – from East to West Texas, Urban and Rural – call on State Agencies and the Petrochemical Industry, Stop Toxic Emissions and Waste, Stop Jeopardizing Vulnerable Populations during COVID, Climate, & Economic Crises (AUSTIN) […]