Dallas joins the fight for clean air
From our blog: Dallas City Hall made a bold step in advocating for reduced air pollution, clean air controls, and incentives to grow residential solar power.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings urges state to stop playing ‘game of chicken’ with feds over air pollution
With the help of environmental and clear air advocates, Dallas City Council passed a resolution urging the state to strengthen its plan to fight ozone pollution.
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.
Groups sue top Texas environmental regulator over air pollution permits
KXAN News Austin: Several environmental advocacy groups have sued the state’s top environmental regulation agency for alleged inadequate handling of several air pollution permits.
EPA to Require Toxic Release Reporting from Gas Plants
Texas Tribune: Hundreds of gas plants across the country — and as many as 180 in Texas — soon will have to alert the federal government if they discharge, produce or handle certain toxic chemicals like benzene or hydrogen sulfide.
Statement on U.S. EPA Clean Power Plan to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Press release: U.S. EPA proposes new program to reduce carbon emissions, publishes Clean Power Plan – read our response.
Fighting Pollution in the Rio Grande Valley
Texas Campaign for the Environment traveled to the Rio Grande Valley for a week-long canvassing trip to hold elected officials accountable for votes that made it harder for communities to prevent pollution.
DFW Residents Rally for Clean Air
From our blog: The EPA came to Dallas with open ears about its new plan to slash methane pollution from oil and gas operations. An overwhelming majority of citizens testified in favor of the proposal and asked for even stronger rules.
Scruggs: We should heed pope’s climate change stance
Houston Chronicle op-ed: There is an old joke about the man in a flooding house who prays for rescue. As the water rises, firefighters come by in a rowboat and offer to help him out. He says, “No, no, I’m waiting for God to rescue me.”