Dear Governor Abbott, We are proud Texas likes to do things its own way. When Congress passed the Clean Air Act (CAA) and Clean Water Act (CWA) many decades ago, they included provisions that would allow the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to delegate administration of the related programs and regulations. Naturally, Texas applied for and
Milby High School students sampled for benzene in their neighborhood using the EPA’s proposed new method. Can it provide adequate information about the health risks of benzene expsoure?
Have you ever wanted or needed to learn more about the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and its rules? Many citizens find themselves becoming experts overnight in various rule regimes because of an issue that has touched them personally, such as a polluting facility opening next door to their home. Although these citizens often eventually seek expert
Houston recently experienced three Ozone Action Days in a row. Research at Rice University indicates that this will lead to increased incidence of asthma attacks.