November 2015

Only an hour after a public plea to EPA by local residents to rescue them from the state's laissez-faire enforcement of environmental laws, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality proved the protesters' point at last Friday's regional air quality meeting by announcing a bigger gap between the current federal smog standard and the Commission's anti-smog […]

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Your view of Downwinders' first Branch and Root Revue grassroots conference depends very much on which event you went to and what you were expecting. For the most part however, participants seemed to agree that for a first time effort it was a valuable addition to the annual activist calendar. Beginning Wednesday night the 4th, […]

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Here's the link. Consensus is that it was one of their better efforts.

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  Join us in a public discussion about what happens now that the state legislature has taken away cities' right to regulate fracking. Listen and Join In. It's a strategy session, not a presentation. We want and need your input. Panelists include: Lois Gibbs – Center  Center for Health, Environment & Justice and founder of […]

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Tonight’s The Night….

by jim on November 4, 2015

"Get Polluted w/ Bar Politics"  7-9 TONIGHT ONLY   @The Rustic  3656 Howell   (NW Corner of Lemmon and Central)    Admission is Free   Come see somebody else   find humor in your fight 

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Just like the South attempted to "nullify," or disregard federal civil rights legislation in the 1960's, so Texas is now trying to nullify federal environmental laws. For that to change, we have to speak-up and demand EPA action. We need a strong federal response to the ridiculous foot-dragging and litigating by Texas So we're sending […]

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