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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.Read More
Computer maker becomes friendlier to critics and the earth
Dallas Morning News: Activists no longer characterize Dell as an uncaring corporate monster. Instead, they say, Dell has become one of the pioneering manufacturers leading the industry to a universal plan for recycling hazardous electronic waste.
High-tech junk on lawmakers’ agenda
Houston Chronicle: In Texas, throwaway technology could become a thing of the past. New legislation would make it illegal to toss a Dell into a dumpster or incinerate an IBM.
Dell flunks environmental test
Austin Business Journal: The Computer Take-Back Campaign, a coalition of environmental and community groups of which the Texas Campaign for the Environment is a member, gave Dell a failing score of 28 percent out of 100.
Bush’s Christmas Stocking: Burning Coal?
Austin Chronicle: Environmentalists managed to score one victory while losing another.
School Bus Fleet Will Switch Fuel
Austin American-Statesman: Austin district officials agree to use cleaner burning diesel fuel.
Breathless in Texas
Austin Chronicle: The Texas Lege takes yet another look at cleaning up the air.