After 10 years of organizing for the closure of the Pure Castings industrial metal foundry in east Austin, PODER (People Organized In Defense of Earth and her Resources) announced last weekend that the facility has officially relocated to Lockhart, Texas. PODER had long raised concerns about the facility because of its proximity...

Sponsored Post - from the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) This post was written by Amanda Masino, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Biology at Huston-Tillotson University and Faculty Co-Advisor, Green is the New Black. Huston-Tillotson University and National Parks Conservation Association are partners in educating, engaging, and...

Guest Post - from Al Braden Concerned Texans converged on Dallas City Hall September 23 for EPA hearings on proposed rules to limit methane emissions. Texas Interfaith, Environmental Defense Fund, Sierra Club, Downwinders at Risk, Public Citizen, Texas Campaign for the Environment, Mom’s Air Force and...