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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.