From the monthly archives: April 2011

Weakening TCEQ

On April 25, 2011 By Lize Burr

The Texas House chooses to make protecting our health and our environment even more difficult Last Tuesday, when the Texas House of Representatives took up the TCEQ Sunset bill, our state representatives had the opportunity to show us where they stand. This legislation, which will “continue” TCEQ for the next twelve years, has been in [...]

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Tomorrow, the Texas House of Representatives will consider the TCEQ Sunset bill (HB 2694) on the House floor.  This bill, which will “continue” the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for the next twelve years, will have a profound impact on the health and environment of Texas. This morning, we learned that amendments have been filed [...]

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The push inside the Capitol this week is to get bills out of committee. With seven weeks left, there is still time for bills to make it through the legislative process, but not much! At this point, ACT is calling on committee members to vote in support of bills that would make Texas a cleaner, [...]

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