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March 20, 2017
Spring weather in Texas can be beautiful, with sunny skies and seemingly clear air. But what we don’t always see is ozone forming in the atmosphere because of that bright sunshine. Take Care of Texas has ways you can decrease...
February 15, 2017
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Take Care of Texas program announces the winners of its 6th through 12th grade video contest. Students throughout the state submitted 30-second videos showing how Texans can help keep the air and water clean,...
January 2, 2017
The TCEQ and Samsung Austin Semiconductor invite Texas kindergarten through fifth grade students to submit their artwork depicting how they, along with their friends and family, help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy, and reduce waste....
December 21, 2016
Since holiday celebrations and the New Year are rapidly approaching, most of us make an effort to keep a New Year’s resolution or two. Whether we try to save money, lose weight, or quit certain habits, one habit worth breaking...
September 22, 2016
Today is the first day of fall, and this time of year brings fewer and fewer hours of sunlight. This means your home is less expensive to cool. But it also means people will be flipping on the light switch...
June 20, 2016
Today is the first day of summer, and hot weather has already arrived. In Texas, cooling and heating accounts for as much as 40 percent of annual home energy expenses. Take Care of Texas offers the following easy ways to...
April 1, 2016
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Take Care of Texas program is proud to announce the winners of its 2nd annual kindergarten through 5th grade art contest. Students throughout the state submitted artwork showing how they help keep the air...
March 17, 2016
Springtime and green lawns go hand in hand. Take Care of Texas has lawn care tips that will help your lawn look its best, improve water quality, and conserve water while saving you time and money. Water wisely Water in...
January 14, 2016
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Commissioner Toby Baker announced today that requests for grant applications will be accepted beginning Friday, Jan. 15 for more than $56 million in funding available for environmental, ecological, or economic projects. Baker made the...
January 8, 2016
The TCEQ and Samsung Austin Semiconductor invite Texas kindergarten through fifth grade students to submit their artwork depicting how they, along with their friends and family, help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy, and reduce waste....

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