Above, Swetha Kannan and Shawn Reeder will head up the Dallas and Fort Worth groups, while Ricky Bradley, right, serves as Third Coast Regional CoordinatorA Denton chapter launched earlier this month.

Jan. 28, 2015

Dec. 29, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

Here's a look back at some of the top environmental stories in the Dallas-Fort Worth region in 2014. 


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Mansfield Gas Well Awareness is a coalition of residents asking their city leaders to update Mansfield's outdated gas drilling ordinance to protect their health and quality of life.

Dec. 10, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux 

A group in Mansfield is the latest North Texas coalition fighting for protection from the dangers of gas drilling.

Dr. Anne Epstein, a member of Lubbock County Board of Health, gave a presentation called "A Medical Perspective on Oil and Gas Development" at the Mansfield Gas Well Awareness meeting on Oct. 29. 

Nov. 5, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Arlington Conservation Council hosts: "Solar Option: Obstacles and Opportunities,” for its annual Julia Burgen Lecture Series on Nov 5 at the Eunice Center in Arlington. Photos courtesy of the DFW Solar Home Tour. Above, the Westbrook home in Fairview.

Oct. 29, 2014

Here's a wrap-up of the two-day Earth, Wind and Fire Energy Summit hosted by the Dallas Sierra Club in Addison Oct. 4-5. 

Oct. 8, 2014 

Good news! Bad news!

Many North Texans know Dan Lepinski as the "solar shuttle guy." Lepinski will be powering the stage at the Green Source DFW Run for the Environment on Oct. 11 at Cedar Hill State Park. Photo by Karl Thibodeaux.

Sept. 22, 2014

Dan Lepinski is fired up about solar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Naturally McKinney wants to show families the path to green living. Above, the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the local green amenities located in McKinney. Courtesy of the McKinney Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Sept. 16, 2014

By Rita Cook 













The city of Dallas hosts its Green Fest on Sept. 20 on the Continental Avenue Bridge, which reopened as  pedestrian friendly park in June. Photos courtesy of the city of Dallas.

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