TCE and Partners take Legal Action against Industrial Flaring
Texas Campaign for the Environment in a coalition of ten environmental organizations today sent the Trump Administration EPA notice of intent to sue over its failure to reduce toxic air pollution from flares on petrochemical plants, gas processing facilities, and other industrial sites.
TCE and Environmental Coalition Condemns Texas Railroad Commission Decisions
TCE and an environmental coalition condemned decisions by the Texas Railroad Commission when they refused to hear environmental advocates and residents’ concerns; allowed 7 gas flaring and venting waivers over public health-based standards and climate change warnings; failed to disallow future flaring and venting; and,waived fees and environmental rules.
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.
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.
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.
Environmental organization makes way through Lubbock
My Fox Lubbock: According to the Texas Campaign for the Environment, about three billion batteries are buried in landfills every year.
Texas Campaign for the Environment visits El Paso
KTSM News El Paso: In El Paso, many of us already recycle cans, paper and plastic, but the Texas Campaign for the Environment says we can do even better.