Oct 28 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.

Early Voting (Thru Nov. 2)

Oct 22 2018 - 7:00am to Nov 2 2018 - 7:00pm

Dallas Arboretum: Family Fun Weekend - Dallas

Oct 27 2018 - 10:00am to Oct 28 2018 - 4:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Road
Dallas , TX

Guests can enjoy strolling through the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village and surrounding displays featuring 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash and breathtaking fall color throughout the 66-acre garden. Themed "The Adventures in Neverland," the Pumpkin Village takes guests on a journey through Neverland in the Pecan Grove. 

Guests can enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the garden, live music, face painting from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and live appearances from "The Adventures in Neverland" characters all weekend long.

Downwinders at Risk: Citizen Science Training on Air Monitoring - Dallas

Oct 28 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
1808 S Good Latimer Expy
Dallas , TX

Learn how to use the latest in low-cost high tech air monitoring equipment. Once you complete all training, you can check out the monitors yourself. 


350.org: Dallas Rallies with YouthVGov for the Trial of the Century - Dallas

Oct 28 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Earle Cabell Federal Building
1100 Commerce St
Dallas , TX

Local 350.org and Children's Trust are sponsoring.

Join a rally at the federal courthouse in Dallas, one of the local solidarity rallies across the U.S., to bring attention to the #TrialoftheCentury in support of the young climate warriors in Juliana v United States. Our future depends on a climate system that will sustain human life. Let's show the government that it has a duty to prepare and implement a Climate Recovery Plan to protect our basic and most fundamental rights! 

These brave youth need us to stand with them. We want the world to know that it’s not just these 21 young people demanding a Climate Recovery Plan, it’s the American people demanding a Climate Recovery Plan!

See more, including a video, and sign up to attend at https://www.youthvgov.org/trial .

See the plaintiffs and a video with a rap by one of them at https://www.youthvgov.org/meet-the-youth/ and more at https://www.ourchildrenstrust.org/.