By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Phillip Shinoda.   Aug. 29, 2013

Local environmental advocates celebrated at a downtown watering hole Wednesday night after the Dallas City Council finally put an end to a request by Trinity East Energy to drill on public parkland. 

by  Published in the Texas Observer on Friday, August 23, 2013, at 4:14 CST

           

Photos by Phillip Shinoda.

Environmentalists are riding a wave of optimism this week after the Dallas City Plan Commission confirmed it has included a 1,500-foot setback in the new gas drilling ordinance being drafted by the city. 

By Rita Cook     

“I believe that you are all here in this room today because you have a similar (nature) experience whether it’s from your childhood or one from a more recent time that made you feel truly connected to the natural world around you.”

By Julie Thibodeaux

More than 30 environmental enthusiasts turned out for the Green Source DFW Summer Mixer on July 18 at The People’s Last Stand in Dallas.

By Phillip Shinoda   

Last Sunday, about 30 supporters were prepared to block the trucks spraying for mosquitos at Eden's Organic Garden Center and CSA Farm in Balch Springs. But instead of a demonstration, there was a celebration. 

By Julie Thibodeaux

Lot of good free and socially responsible events going on in DFW. Here are some outings coming up this week that caught our eye. 



ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

By Phillip Shinoda

 

• On May 25, according to organizers, the March Against Monsanto was held in 58 countries and more than 400 cities, including Dallas and Fort Worth. 


By Julie Thibodeaux


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