Texas Leads the Way

Texans have a special connection to the great outdoors. From the peaceful inlets of Goose Island State Park to the rugged canyons of Big Bend Ranch, the Lone Star State has a vast array of wonders to experience. As Texans, it is our job to preserve these abundant gifts for this generation and for all those who follow.

Texans believe in personal responsibility. We have combined that core value with innovation, dedication, and old-fashioned hard work to ensure that the air we breathe and the water we drink are clean.

It is with that spirit that we protect our state’s public health and natural resources. Companies and agencies across Texas are using cutting-edge technology, sound science, and common sense to craft balanced approaches that address real environmental issues, achieve measurable benefits, and sustain our vibrant economy. Through this approach, Texas leads the way in environmental protection.

All Texans have a part to play in preserving our exceptional quality of life. Take Care of Texas is the TCEQ’s personal responsibility program. This program will help you find helpful information on Texas’ successes in environmental protection, as well as valuable tips on how you can do your part at home, at work, or at school to protect and preserve our state.

Thank you for doing your part to Take Care of Texas. And, remember—Texas has clean air, rivers, lakes, and bays, so get outdoors and enjoy them!