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In Texas, we are no strangers to natural disasters. From hurricanes to wildfires, we’ve seen them all and know that they're a part of living in our beautiful and unpredictable state. However, Texans play a major role in preparing for...

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 is the biannual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This is a day to educate the public about the dangers that improper drug disposal poses to people and environment. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day...

Fredrick Lacy is one of many at TCEQ who keeps the environment healthy for all of us. We’re celebrating Children’s Environmental Health Day by speaking with Fredrick and learning more about what he does to protect our air and environment.

Know any 6-12th graders who are dressing up for Halloween? Encourage them to resurrect their Halloween costumes for a second use: the annual Take Care of Texas Video Contest! Students are encouraged to film a 30-second public service announcement demonstrating...

It’s trick or treat season again! Just don’t get tricked into adding more trash to the landfill graveyards. Instead, consider having an environmentally friendly Halloween. Here are some simple tips to prevent trash and wasted energy, so you can treat...

Are you tired of the junk mail madness? How much paper is being wasted? What can you do about it? According to research from the Center for Development of Recycling, each U.S. household receives around 40 pounds of junk mail...

The Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program (TxVEMP) is accepting applications for Level 2 charging equipment for light-duty zero emission vehicles.$10.4 million in grants available on first-come, first-served basis.

Taking care of your septic system is good for the environment and your wallet!

Labor Day this year will probably look a little different for you. Regardless of how you spend your holiday weekend, we’ve got some simple tips to help you celebrate or shop with environmental responsibility in mind.

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