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

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

2-08-2007 --- Randy Lee Loftis.

July 30, 2015

By Jim Schermbeck 
Downwinders at Risk

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?

North Texas environmentalists

Recipients of the Sierra Club's Lone Star Chapter Awards gather for a group photo.

Green Tips Guy

We're posting a new feature called "Green Tip of the Week "created by Green Tip Guy Jason Winningham of Duncanville.  

Arlington Conservation Council volunteers pose in front of their state bird float.

Texas Climate News, overseen by former Houston Chronicle environmental reporter Bill Dawson, features a newly expanded format with more original coverage by staff and contributors. Above, photo of the People's Climate March in New York City in September. Courtesy of Earth Justice.

June 30, 2015 

June 15, 2015

The Dallas Green Alliance was celebrating its victories following the Dallas City Council runoff election on Saturday.

"I'm really proud of the progressive green residents of Dallas," said Dallas Green Alliance chair Cherelle Blazer. "I feel like we had a huge effect on the elections."

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