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Keystone XL approval is wrong direction

By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.

News Release | Environment Texas

Dallas leaders speak out for Clean Power Plan, action on global warming

DALLAS - Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, philanthropist Trammell Crow and other DFW-area leaders joined together on Thursday to endorse the EPA’s new Clean Power Plan as critical to tackling global warming, reducing health damaging air pollution, and promoting investment in clean energy. The rule requires Texas power plants to reduce carbon emissions approximately 34% by 2030.

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Clean Water – Getting the facts straight | Sara E Smith

Despite recent victories, big polluters and their allies in Austin and DC are waging a political, legal and public relations war against clean water, spreading misinformation and threatening to undo all of the progress we’ve made.

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Clean air - What's the big deal? | Sara E Smith

Pollution from refineries and chemical plants makes people sick, from serious trouble breathing, to heart attacks and even premature death. But, state regulators, like the TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality), largely look the other way even when we know for a fact that big polluters are breaking the law.

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Dirty coal's war on clean water | Sara E Smith

Murray Energy, the third largest coal company in the nation, recently filed a lawsuit to derail the biggest step to protect clean water in more than a decade.

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Brunch for the Bees Toolkit | Sara E Smith

Join the Swarm! Host a brunch for bees in August! Tell Ace & True Value to save brunch and stop selling bee-killing pesticides

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