Oct 12 2018

ACTION ALERT! Dallas Sierra Club: Public Comment on West Texas Nuclear Waste Storage Application

Sep 12 2018 - 7:00am to Nov 19 2018 - 5:00pm

Comment on the zombie application to the NRC by Waste Control Specialists, now filing as Interim Storage Partners (the partner is Orano, a French company), to store nuclear waste at their facility in Andrews County TX. UPDATE: The deadline has been extended to Nov 19.

See http://nonuclearwasteaqui.org/ and comment online at https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=NRC-2016-0231-0187

Dallas Arboretum: Autumn at the Arboretum - Dallas

Sep 22 2018 - 9:00am to Nov 21 2018 - 5:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas , TX

Thousands of pumpkins, squash and gourds adorn the gardens along with scenes from The Adventures in Neverland for this annual fall display.

City of Mansfield: Household Hazardous Waste - Mansfield

Oct 11 2018 - 3:00pm to Oct 13 2018 - 3:00pm
Chris Burkett Service Center
616 S. Wisteria St.
Mansfield , TX

The Environmental Collection Center is the city's permanent drop off facility for unwanted household hazardous materials (anything with a warning label), electronics and recyclables. This facility is operated by the City's Environmental Services Department and is open the second Saturday of every month from 10 am - 3 pm, and the Thursday and Friday before the second Saturday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Women in the Environment: A Constructive Discussion on the Climate Change Debate - Arlington

Oct 12 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
North Central Texas Council of Governments
616 Six Flags Dr Metroplex Conference Rm
Arlington , TX

Presented by Dr. Michael Slattery, PhD, chair of the Department of Environmental Sciences at TCU.

$15. Includes lunch.


Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Fall Plant Sale - Fort Worth

Oct 12 2018 - 2:00pm to Oct 13 2018 - 2:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd
Ft Worth , TX

Shop for native and adapted plants from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

CLEAR: 2nd Annual Responsible Shale Energy Extraction Conference - Arlington

Oct 12 2018 - 6:00pm to Oct 13 2018 - 6:00pm
University of Texas at Arlington Arlington , TX

The Responsible Shale Energy Extraction Conference brings together scientists, engineers, industry professionals, regulators, technology innovators and concerned citizens to discuss the state of environmental stewardship within the shale energy sector. The focus will be on freshwater and wastewater management and will include round table discussions on produced water recycling, water infrastructure, and emerging new technologies with industry leaders on these respective topics.

Reception on Oct. 12. 

Info: info@shalescience.org