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Build Back Better Act to supercharge clean energy growth in Texas

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Build Back Better Act to supercharge clean energy growth in Texas

On Friday, November 19th, the US House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376). Although the legislation still faces a number of challenges as it moves through the senate, this is a monumental step towards reducing pollution, investing in renewable energy, cleaning up toxic sites, and protecting our lands, waters and wildlife.

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Illegal Air Pollution in Texas Declined 54% During COVID Recession

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Illegal Air Pollution in Texas Declined 54% During COVID Recession

Texas industries reported releasing 46 million pounds of illegal air pollution in 2020, a decrease of 54 percent from 2019 caused by the COVID-19 economic downturn, according to state data analyzed by the Environmental Integrity Project and the Environment Texas Research and Policy Center.

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Will you stand with our forests?

Our forests are invaluable. They’re chock full of centuries old trees, provide irreplaceable wildlife habitat and act as a natural climate solution. It’s up to us to save our forests from clear-cutting. This week make a Giving Tuesday gift to help protect our forests.

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