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Indigenous Leaders in Texas Target Global Banks to Keep LNG Export Off of Sacred Land at the Port of Brownsville
Houston Chronicle: Since Congress lifted the oil export ban in 2015, three proposed LNG export facilities have fallen victim to the protest. But the war in Ukraine is an impetus for two remaining projects.Read More
The Corpus Christi Water Wars
Rolling Stone: A coalition of residents is trying to halt the region’s rapid industrial sprawl. The fight is now centered on the water supply for a massive new Exxon SABIC plastics plant in the drought-prone Texas city.
South Texas’ Indigenous tribes seek to block Moda Midstream’s terminal expansion
Corpus Christi Caller-Times: Moda Midstream’s plans to expand its crude oil export terminal in Ingleside could disturb a site sacred to the Indigenous Karankawa and other tribes in the Coastal Bend.
Texas power outages prompt legislation that experts say is too lax
Texas Tribune: Some say lawmakers should go further to ensure power plants can withstand increased weather due to climate change.
Environmentalists push back on Phillips 66’s offshore crude oil plant
Corpus Christi Caller-Times: Environmental groups say they will fight Phillips 66’s plans to build a Bluewater crude oil export terminal off the coast of Port Aransas.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Robin Schneider Awarded Hal Suter Environmental Alliance Award
TCE Executive Director Robin Schneider is awarded the Hal Suter Environmental Alliance Award.
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 […]
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