Will the Railroad Commission ever be accurately named?
Texas Observer: Though the Railroad Commission of Texas hasn’t overseen trains for more than three decades, some members of the Legislature and the oil and gas lobby continue to fight to keep the agency’s misleading name.
You’re invited to our post-election party in Dallas, but first, VOTE!
You’ve probably heard a million reasons why don’t need to vote. We’ve got a few arguments why you should–and we’re also throwing in a party invitation!
Vote for a Texas free from pollution
From our blog: We’ll just come right out and say it: more Texans need to vote with the environment in mind.
Texas Railroad Commission: Oil and gas proponent or regulator?
Following a town hall meeting in Grapevine, it’s clear that many North Texans want significant changes made to the Texas Railroad Commission at the State Capitol next year. Here’s our recap of the meeting and how you can get involved in the process.
Enforcing Texas’ oil & gas laws
The Texas Railroad Commission needs to get serious about enforcing state laws meant to prevent oil & gas industry pollution, tracking their performance, and making violation and penalty information available to the public and our elected officials.
Your Vote Matters
Whether you’ve been paying rapt attention to this unusual presidential campaign or not, we hope that you will vote in this election. Remember it’s not only the top of the ticket that matters.
A state agency that treats regulated companies as clients
Dallas Morning News Op-Ed: Unfortunately, the state agency that is supposed to protect public safety and property rights by enforcing standards for the oil and gas industry — the Railroad Commission of Texas — bends over backwards to protect drilling companies instead.
Environmental Group Organizes Support for Pollution Issues Ahead of March 1 Election
EverythingLubbock.com: Door-to-door canvassers with Texas Campaign for the Environment will be generating handwritten letters to candidates for state house district 84 during a contested primary election between Rep. John Frullo and Republican Jim Landtroop, a former house representative.
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.