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Ask Your US Congressional Representative to Fight Plastic Pollution

A comprehensive new Congressional bill to tackle the plastic pollution crisis was recently introduced in Congress. We need your help to move it forward. The Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act would: Phase out throwaway plastics made from fossil fuels; Hold the plastic industry responsible for its waste, and Pause construction on any new plastic-making […]

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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.

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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.

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Open Letter to the Texas Railroad Commission – Stop Flaring and Venting

May 4, 2020 Dear Chairman Christian and Commissioners Craddick and Sitton, The first 15 words of the mission of the Texas Railroad Commission are: “Our mission is to serve Texas by our stewardship of natural resources and the environment…” Historically, the greatest success to this end was the Texas Railroad Commission’s elimination of flaring in […]

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Houston voters head back to the polls

As the fourth largest city in the country and a global leader in energy and business, Houston has enormous potential to set a positive example for other cities in environmental policy. Recycling has been one issue at the heart of Houston’s environmental programs and our focus at TCE since recycling is not just good for […]

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Richardson City Council Elections – Survey of candidates and voting info

This questionnaire was created by Texas Campaign for the Environment Fund (TCE Fund) and our Richardson supporters in order to provide the public with direct responses from Richardson city council candidates on important environmental topics.

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Looking back on our work in 2015

From our blog: Take a look back at TCE and TCE Fund accomplishments in 2015 as we look ahead to fighting pollution in 2016.

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Houston Runoff Election Environmental Questionnaire

From our blog: We led a group of environmental, environmental justice, civil rights and civic engagement organizations to produce a short questionnaire for Houston candidates. Election day is December 12th, 2015.

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Mayoral Candidates: One Bin for All?

These are responses recorded during interviews by Charles Kuffner, a local blogger for “Off the Kuff” and Chron.com. You can listen to the full interviews and check out Kuffner’s 2015 election page here. Charles Kuffner: “One of the things Mayor Parker has done is to extend curbside recycling to all the neighborhoods and households that participate […]

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