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Four environmental advocacy groups, gas company settle Clean Air Act lawsuit
The Environmental Integrity Project, Sierra Club, Environment Texas, and Texas Campaign for the Environment reached an agreement with gas plant owner, DCP Operating Company, after the company agreed to make improvements that reduce gas flaring.Read More
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.