In this issue: Trump’s Attacks on Landmark Environmental Laws; Texas Legislature Misses Opportunities on Environment; Sewage Discharges Above Edwards Aquifer; Bureau of Land Management Ignores Protests, Holds Fracking Auction Anchor; and more.
The Railroad Commission of Texas has failed to implement Safe Drinking Water Act protections and allowed injection activity into underground sources of drinking water — removing them from future supplies at a time of rapid population growth and recurrent drought.
Far too many members of the Texas congressional delegation put polluter profits before people. But there are some clean water leaders. Representatives Joaquin Castro, Eddie Berncie Johnson, and Llyod Doggett are long time champions.
In this issue: Bureau of Land Management Bails on Leases for Fracking; Let the Sun Shine on the Texas Railroad Commission; What on Earth is Happening With Our Groundwater?; Don’t Mess With Onion Creek!; Austin Makes Once-a-Week Lawn Watering Permanent.