QTS achieves LEED gold

One of the nations' largest providers of data centers turned a former semiconductor plant in Irving into a model of sustainability.

Austin College has reached its goal of using 100 percent renewable electricity this summer. 

Aug. 12, 2015

In the wake of State House Bill 40, Texas cities in the Barnett Shale region, including Denton and Fort Worth, find themselves stripped of rights to develop health and safety ordinances for subsurface oil and gas operations and subjected to a vague standard for regulations governing surface operations. 

The bill was enacted in reaction to Denton’s fracking ban and other cities’ strict drilling ordinances. 

 Trinity Environmental Academy opened last week at Paul Quinn College with 150 students. Photos courtesy of TEA.

Aug. 11, 2015

Aug. 5, 2015

This is a new feature called "Green Tip of the Week "created by Green Tip Guy Jason Winningham of Duncanville.  

Facebook has partnered with Citigroup and Alterra Energy to build a 202-megawatt wind farm on 17,000 acres in Clay County to power Facebook's new data center in Fort Worth. Courtesy of Facebook.

Aug. 4, 2015

Environmentally minded from the word “go” is the term one could use in describing the new Facebook data center planned for Fort Worth. And environmentalists will find many features to like about the new facility. 

Jason Winningham of Duncanville created the Green Tip of the Week series. GreenSourceDFW.org recently began publishing Winningham’s eco-friendly videos as an ongoing feature.

Aug. 3, 2015

By Julie Thibodeaux

Frack Free Denton lobbyied representativies in Austin earlier this year to save the fracking ban. The group continues to build coalitions to fight fracking. Courtesy of Frack Free Denton.

July 28, 2015

Since Denton’s fracking ban was given the boot in May, those keeping up with environmental news may be wondering – is the fight over?

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Mark MacLean, founder of Marley Wind Works, makes wind-powered machines.

Green Mother Goose

Jan Peck and David Davis thought it was time to update Mother Goose for a more eco-friendly generation.

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