By Teresa Mioli    
     
Public Comments Invited: A public meeting is scheduled for September 26 for the Bob Bowers Civic Center in Port Arthur. A second meeting is scheduled for September 28 at the University of Texas Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium in Austin.
 

Greenweavers Chapters in Dallas, Tarrant County and Collin County    

EPA Press Release
    
(DALLAS – September 19, 2011)     Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership announces Sprouts Farmers Market and Whole Foods Market as the top winners in the program’s 2011 Environmental Achievement Awards.  The stores are being recognized for reducing harmful refrigerant emissions, thereby contributing to the fight against climate change and ozone-layer depletion.

Mosaic Artist Connie Chantilis

By Rita Cook    

“Ecological Citizenship and Environmental Art.”  -  Dr. Jason Simus    

By Julie Thibodeaux    

A Big Fracking Problem

Even the drought can’t stop fracking from permanently removing water from the cycle.    

By Kristy Alpert    

By Rita Cook

By Julie Thibodeaux   
   
It’s been one of the hottest and driest summers on record, but Dallas is gearing up to show its green side.  On Sept. 24, the city is hosting the fourth annual Dallas Green Festival at the Texas Discovery Gardens in historic Fair Park.

By Rita Cook   
    
If you asked interior designer Julie Reynolds  what motivates her when thinking green she’ll tell you “If there is any doubt as to why a person would not want to live green they need to review their latest bills from the water company and their electric provider,” she says “It is simply the best way to extend one's income by lowering water and electric use, we immediately see the savings and ultimately will see the changes to our local economy.”

By Teresa Mioli    

A line of students, faculty and staff clad in green snaked towards the cafeteria and waited for the cashier to swipe their card before sitting down to lunch.   It was a normal start to the school year save for one big change to the college dining experience: there would be no meat, dairy or eggs on the menu.


By Rita Cook     

By Julie Thibodeaux     
     
Tom Bazzone has made a career out of developing new businesses for national chains like Williams-Sonoma and Restoration Hardware. Now he’s leading a Dallas-based green business to greater heights of success.

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