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Trump's order to trim science advisory panels sparks outrage

Former agency heads and environmentalists are blasting a new executive [...]

06:16 pm, Jun 17, 2019

Hill E2 Wire Blog

Gov. Greg Abbott signs disaster relief and preparedness bills in Houston

Gov. Greg Abbott signs Senate Bill 7, aimed at bolstering [...]

12:57 pm, Jun 13, 2019

Texas Tribune - Energy Environment

Statement: House should adopt three-year phaseout of PFAS in military

The U.S. House Committee on Armed Services approved provisions in [...]

09:30 am, Jun 13, 2019

EnvironmentTexas Org

Statement: Senate hearing highlights need for clean water protections

The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held [...]

12:00 pm, Jun 12, 2019

EnvironmentTexas Org

EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON — In response to a request received today, U.S. Environmental Protection [...]

11:00 pm, Jun 11, 2019

EPA Air Feed

EPA announces FY 2020-2023 Priorities for Enforcement and Compliance Assurance

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced seven enforcement [...]

11:00 pm, Jun 11, 2019

EPA Air Feed

Watch Out Almonds! Pecans Aim to Displace America’s Nut

This is a story of two nuts: the almond and [...]

10:39 am, Nov 11, 2015

NPR Texas Enviro

Obama Rejected Keystone XL, But Crude Flows Through Southern Part of Project

President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline provoked cheers [...]

11:39 am, Nov 09, 2015

NPR Texas Enviro

05/15 7:01 pm

Decision to begin decreasing rather than increasing the complexity and size of the Texas environmental regulatory system is now less […]

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05/01 10:29 pm

(Houston) – May 1, 2017 Letters from then sitting Mayor Bill White and TCEQ Chairman Kathleen Hartnett White to Congressman […]

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05/01 5:40 pm

May 1, 2017 (Houston) By James Smith – “Environmental Alert” (Schirrmeister, Diaz-Arrastia, Brem LLP) Based largely on a determination that […]

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04/27 9:44 am

(Houston) – April 27, 2017 The ExxonMobil Baytown facility yesterday received a $20 million judgment largely based on publicly available […]

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04/21 4:48 pm

Jed Anderson of the AL Law Group.

TCEQ Commissioner candidate is getting to work—even before he starts the job TCEQ today published Anderson’s petition to begin simplifying […]

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04/18 12:47 pm

April 18, 2017 (Houston) By James Smith – “Environmental Alert” (Schirrmeister, Diaz-Arrastia, Brem LLP) Email exchanges can create binding contracts, […]

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04/12 8:22 am

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(Houston) – April 12, 2017 Yesterday a Petition for Rulemaking was filed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to […]

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04/11 11:03 am

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(Houston) – April 11, 2017 Earlier this morning, Jed Anderson submitted a Petition for Rulemaking to the Texas Commission on […]

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04/07 9:05 am

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TCEQ Petition adds just two words and an implementing clause. (Houston – April 7, 2017) Anderson’s “Petition for Rulemaking to […]

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04/06 8:31 am

April 6, 2017 (Houston) By James Smith – “Environmental Alert” (Schirrmeister, Diaz-Arrastia, Brem LLP) In his Executive Order (“EO”) relating […]

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