The empty chairs represent the six open city council seats that the Dallas Green Alliance hopes to fill with environmentally conscious council members. Courtesy of the Dallas Green Alliance.

March 11, 2015 

Feb. 18, 2015

By Carrie Schweitzer and Phillip Shinoda   

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Awards are presented by the Memnosyne Institute to recognize people and groups in the DFW area for their exceptional leadership in sustainability and the protection of the environment.

Meghna Tare was hired in 2010 as the University of Texas at Arlington's first sustainability director. Photo courtesy of Meghna Tare.

Feb. 16, 2015 

Meghna Tare has blazed a new trail as the University of Texas at Arlington’s first sustainability director. Now Tare hopes to expand the university’s reach as the head of the campus’s new Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact.

 

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

Street facing solar panels in Cedar Hill. Courtesy of DFW Solar Home Tour.  

Jan. 23, 2015  

Solar proponents in North Richland Hills are pushing back against the city’s solar ordinance, calling it too restrictive.  

 A Fort Worth group known as Bring Your Bag, Fort Worth is actively promoting reusable bag use. An information meeting will be held Jan. 27 at 5:30 pm in Fort Worth. Photos courtesy of Bring Your Own Bag, Fort Worth.

Jan. 27, 2015 








 

Dallas' new bag fee law requires a five-cent fee on all single use bags. Courtesy of city of Dallas.

Jan, 12, 2014

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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