About The OrganizationThis post is from the National Parks Conservation Association, a nonprofit organization that works to protect and preserve our country's national parks for present & future generations. Action BoxSubmit your comments on the Regional Haze Plan to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality...

Local Environmental Enforcement: How county, city, and local governments can protect clean air and water Join us Monday, October 19 at 5 pm to learn more about the benefits of local environmental enforcements. The last year and a half has been a high profile year for...

Join State Representative Erin Zwiener, Sierra Club, Lone Star Chapter, Green Latinos, Environmental Defense Fund and Environment Texas and legislative leaders as we discuss a proposal on flaring by the Railroad Commission of Texas, federal rollback of air pollution rules on methane and what we...

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...

With less than a month left in the Texas legislative session, it seems like time for another update. Here's a few eco- and Austin-related bills that we've got our eyes on: The issue: Air Quality - As you might know, ozone pollution is a major problem...