News Releases Archive - 2015

December 17, 2015
Winter is here, and with it comes frosty weather. Although it's rare to see temperatures in the low 20's in much of Texas, the cooler weather still has an impact on your fuel economy. So whether you’re taking a road...
September 16, 2015
This week not only marks the start of autumn, but it also marks Pollution Prevention Week. Pollution prevention is any practice that reduces, eliminates, or prevents pollution at its source. Source reduction allows for the greatest and quickest environmental improvements...
June 22, 2015
Summer is here, and Texans have already seen rising temperatures. Warmer, drier weather can be hard on your garden and backyard, but composting is a great way to not only nourish your soil but reduce waste and save a little...
May 12, 2015
(MEDIA: Both TV and radio public service announcements are available for download .) The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Take Care of Texas program today announced that country music star Kevin Fowler has released a follow-up to last year’s popular...
May 7, 2015
(MEDIA: Public service announcements are available for download .) The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Take Care of Texas program today announced that Grammy-award winner Rick Trevino will join country music star Kevin Fowler as the voice of its successful...
May 5, 2015
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Take Care of Texas program has announced the winners of its K-5 art contest. Students were asked to submit artwork showing how they help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy,...
May 5, 2015
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Take Care of Texas program has announced the winners of its K-5 art contest. Students were asked to submit artwork showing how they help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy,...
April 22, 2015
Today marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. If you are ready to celebrate by taking action, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Take Care of Texas can help. “The TCEQ continues to demonstrate, on Earth Day and every...
March 19, 2015
If you’re like many Texans, the first warm, sunny weekend gets you motivated to spruce up your home. Developing simple, smart spring cleaning and home improvement habits can make a big difference for the environment and your pocketbook. Start by...
March 10, 2015
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today announced the winners of the 23rd annual Texas Environmental Excellence Awards. These prestigious awards bring attention to the most innovative and effective projects that strive to protect the state’s natural resources. Among this...

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