Tag Archives: Environment Texas
The plastic bag bans helped reduce litter, protected wildlife and cattle and made stormwater management easier, environmental advocates say.
Are you a Texan who hates having to take reusable shopping bags on your grocery run? Rejoice, for your time has come. After a new Texas Supreme Court ruling, yo...Read More
A new report raises questions about whether TCEQ is doing enough to protect the state’s water.
Texas has a dirty secret. Its industries are routinely violating environmental laws by dumping excess chemicals and human waste into its rivers and bays, often ...Read More
A new report finds TCEQ only issued fines for about 3 percent of unauthorized air pollution releases from 2011 to 2016.
Every year petrochemical refineries, chemical plants, oil and gas wells and other facilities emit thousands of tons of pollutants illegally into the air. The Te...Read More
A report showing the proximity of schools and daycare centers to fracking wells should serve as a wakeup call to Texas lawmakers, environmental groups say....Read More
The TWDB on Thursday approved a five-year water management plan that projects Texas’ population will grow by 70 percent by 2070....Read More
According to a new report, legal loopholes and lax enforcement from environmental regulators allow industrial plants to illegally emit tons of pollutants....Read More
Environment Texas just released its biennial legislative scorecard, with the usual results: Democrats scored relatively well (some with perfect scores), most Re...Read More