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According to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill caused extensive damage to the Gulf Coast’s natural resources, which was devastating to the economies and communities that rely on it. 1,300 miles of U.S. shoreline were...
Keep the bags on a hook near the garage, front door, or where you keep your keys. Write "bring bags" at the top of the grocery list. After you unpack your shopping bags, don’t throw them in the pantry to...
Sealing air leaks in your home can cut down on your heating and cooling costs, in addition to making your indoor temperature more comfortable. Leave the cooler temperatures outside by weatherizing your home this winter. Caulking and weather stripping are...
Learn tips to get your soil ready for spring gardening, how to fix many household leaks, and handy tips to remember your reusable bags when you go shopping. Visit: http://bit.ly/1AOSU00 to read more.
On May 4, the TCEQ hosted a banquet to honor the 2016 winners of the Texas Environmental Excellence Awards. Held in Austin as part of the Environmental Trade Fair and Conference , this celebration of environmental achievements is hosted by...
Happy Thanksgiving readers! How are you spending your holiday? Will you enjoy a special meal with family and friends? Will you be shopping on Black Friday? Or maybe it’s a chance for you to get away from it all for...
Plastics Most community recycling programs accept some but not all kinds of plastics. The numbers in triangles on the bottom of plastic containers are part of a resin identification coding system that helps distinguish types of plastics. You can use...
ENERGY STAR is a widely recognized and trusted label on products that meet strict energy-efficiency requirements set by the Environmental Protection Agency. Products that have earned the ENERGY STAR label will help you save energy and money without sacrificing features...
Hopefully the fall season has the Texas outdoors calling your name. If so, take your family and friends on a camping excursion! Follow these tips to make it an eco-friendly outing. Pick a nearby park or campground. A shorter drive...

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