October 2015

What: “The Future of Fighting Fracking in Texas” When: 7-9 pm Thursday, November 5th Where: Historic Texas Theater in Oak Cliff, 231 West Jefferson Who: Regional and Statewide Activists, Attorneys and Organizers (Dallas)— A new alliance of groups fighting for more protective fracking regulation in Texas is using a Dallas environmental conference to host the […]

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(Dallas)—- Two first-of-their-kind studies on Dallas-Fort Worth smog, released in tandem today, challenge the State’s assertions that dirty air has little public health impact on local residents, and new controls on major polluters won’t make a difference. Using the school’s banks of supercomputers, engineers at the University of North Texas replicated the massive computer model […]

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There was a lot of coverage of last week's announcment of a new, more protective national smog standard by EPA. Most of it centered on the reaction by both sides that it was either not enough progress (public health advocates), or Western Civilization was about to collapse under the weight of all the controls necessary […]

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(Dallas)—Although they’re happy the Obama Administration is finally following its own scientists’ advice in lowering the national smog standard, local clean air activists say it won’t do North Texas residents much good as long as the state is charged with meeting it. “When you have a state government that doesn’t believe smog is even a […]

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