Total Energies has applied for permits to drill and frack five new gas wells at their Duke site located at 1011 West Harris Road in Arlington, Texas.

Presenter: Roy Schar, President, Excel Geothermal

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Among the most common "non-solar" questions we hear from NTREG members and the public alike relates to ground source air conditioning systems. 

Geothermal air conditioning and heating is one of the most efficient means of cooling and heating. Advancements in this technology have made it very appealing to residential and commercial customers.

Presenters: Neil Kaufman and Lori Delacruz Lewis

Description: Adding compost is one of the best way to improve the quality of your garden soil. Learn the basics with two master composters at our free Backyard Composting for Beginners webinar

Cost: Free but please register in advance. Use website link below.

What is a pesticide? What are the benefits and problems of pesticide use? At this month's ECO Talk, you'll get answers to these questions and more. Experts will discuss the risks of pesticides to human health, some alternatives to pesticides along with regulations that exist. The Dallas Sierra Club will present.


Read the Green Source articleThe Austin rock ensemble Montopolis, led by Fort Worth native Justin Sherburn, will perform the multi-media show The Living Coast exploring Texas' Gulf Coast.

Dr. David Lary, physics professor at UT Dallas, will speak about his air quality monitoring projects and initiatives. Clean air advocates, EV owners/enthusiasts and anyone interested are welcome and encouraged to attend and connect with Dr. Lary.

Dr. Lary is one of the leaders of the DFW Air Research Consortium, which won the 2018 Green Source DFW award for Environmental Science and Innovation.

Learn more about the environment. Join UNT and Future Without Poverty in this tow-hour hands-on session where you will learn to build a simple particulate matter (PM) monitor. All materials for the monitors will be provided and participants are encouraged to install them at their homes or businesses. Ages 18 and up.

The Dallas City Council Quality of Life Committee will hold a public hearing on whether the City of Dallas should join Dallas County and Plano in establishing a new high-tech, low-cost regional air quality monitor network for residents.

It's the most important decision concerning Dallas city-wide air quality in years. More info on FB page.

The city of Fort Worth is drafting an Environmental Master Plan with long range strategies to guide the city's environmental programs and services. Join the series of community conversations 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m..

These topics will be discussed: 

May 21, 2018 – Litter Management & Control

May 24, 2018 – Hazardous Materials

May 29, 2018 – Water Quality

May 30, 2018 – Land Quality, Site Reclamation & Brownfields

May 31, 2018 – Air Quality

Get the basics on PM pollution and why you should care. Help us map a strategy and pick targets for local change. RESIST by winning public health fights.