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Applications are currently being accepted for the 2015 Texas Environmental Excellence Awards. http://www.teea.org/apply/
Did you know that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality responds to natural disasters, spills, and other environmental emergencies or situations? In these pictures, TCEQ’s Emergency Management Support Team is cleaning up an illegal dump site, including Styrofoam blocks, near...
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Announcing a Take Care of Texas Girl Scouts Patch! Every month, Girl Scouts of Central Texas features a Patch of the Month. We're excited to announce that GSCTX is featuring the Take Care of Texas patch this January! We partnered...
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Brockriede Brothers and Lalk Brothers Farms, Wichita County As every North Texas rancher knows, panhandle winds carry away precious soil and moisture, and tilling the ground makes it easier for the dirt to blow away and the moisture to evaporate....
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...

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