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Composting can save money and time, while also helping Take Care of Texas. To read the whole news release and watch the video visit: .
The RESTORE Council announced today that submissions are now being accepted for restoration projects along the Texas Gulf Coast, to be funded by penalties resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. All Texas projects previously submitted on the NOAA website,...
Valentine’s Day is a time to show your family and friends that you care. However, you can also show your love for Texas by protecting our environment! Here are a few ideas to help you do your part this holiday....
For the first time since November 2010, the May 25 drought monitor showed the absence of extreme drought in Texas. As of June 1, Texas water supply reservoirs, which include reservoirs that provide water for all beneficial purposes such as...
Applications are currently being accepted for the 2015 Texas Environmental Excellence Awards.
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...
Thank you to everyone who has already pledged, and if you haven't signed up yet visit: and join the other 10,000 Texans pledging to do their part! If you sign up before June 1st you will be entered for...
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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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