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Legislation to oppose, March 25

Please help us stop some bad bills by writing or calling as described below:

Before 10:30 Tuesday March 26 contact members of the Environmental Regulation Committee to oppose the following

  • HB2771 allows oil & gas waste disposal into waterways (high priority; see OilandGasOversight-2018WorkshopHandout.pdf )
  • HB2269 allows more radioactive waste in Texas (high priority RadioactiveWaste-2018WorkshopHandout.pdf )
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    Protect Landowners by Reforming Eminent Domain

    Now is the time to write your LOCAL State Senator and ask them to Support the following 4 bills which are all up for a floor vote on Monday, March 18 at 3 pm.

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    A Climate Change Walk Through Downtown Dallas

    Red flying horseTake a narrated tour of downtown Dallas to hear about changes that have already happened, changes we expect, and changes we can make.

    Watch http://dallassierraclub.org/calendar.htm?c=out for scheduled walks, or call Chris at 972 239-5878 to request a tour for 4-12 participants.

    Keeping Up with Texas Legislation

    The Lege is in session. You can get your info directly from the Lone Star Sierra Club staff in Austin by signing up for their email alerts: https://www.sierraclub.org/texas/lobby-team-resources . If you, like Dick and I, were unable to go to their legislative training in November you can study up on what to expect here: https://www.sierraclub.org/texas/lobby-team-resources . If that level of involvement floats your boat, please tell me. We might arrange to visit some of our state legislators.

    Understanding Climate Change Made Easier

    Saving Mother Earth: Lt. Gen. Russell Honore

    Go and Tell

    Tell businesses you patronize that sustainability matters to you. Ask about their sustainability practices. Notice and thank them for clean energy, vegan food options, reduced packaging, and fair treatment of their employees.

    sustainabledevelopment.un.org explains the seventeen sustainability goals. www.epa.gov/sustainability suggests steps you can take.

    Share Your Ride

    Join a car pool

    We are making car pooling and using public transportation a little easier for our regular events. See our new Share Your Ride page.

    Conservation News Email List

    Sign up to get Dallas Sierra Club Conservation News Stay up-to-date on conservation issues affecting the Dallas area with this (usually) twice-per-month email.

    Climate Change Urgency

    Write to your city representatives about Climate Change and the urgency to address it. A recent article by Anna Kuchment in the Dallas Morning News provides ideas.

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    Zombie Nuclear Waste

    Zombie nuclear Waste Control Specialists is once more trying to get approval to move higher level nuclear waste across country to store in its Andrews County facility. You can follow the latest at nonuclearwasteaqui.org/. We will post further information here when the NRC resumes the WCS/Orano license application process.

    Recycling Guide

    Green recycling symbolConservation starts at home! Think globally, act locally comes down to your own garbage can.  The majority of Americans recycle, so join us.  Click here for information about recycling in Dallas, Fort Worth, and surrounding cities. If you have questions about recycling or recycling campaigns, contact Coralie Miller at 972 699 1687.

    Free Mulch

    MulchYou can get FREE mulch delivered to your house from tree service companies, and-or you can pick up FREE mulch by yourself at various companies and city recycling centers.  Click here for information about free mulch.  If you have questions, contact Kirk or Coralie Miller at 972 699 1687.

What's Going On

Apr 3 Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee Meeting

Apr 6 Dallas Sierra Club Picnic at Churchill Park, 10 AM to 1 PM

Apr 9 Dallas Sierra Club General Meeting

Apr 13 Electronics Recycling and Documents Shredding

Apr 13-14 Beginner Backpack Trip to the Caney Creek Wilderness

Apr 17 Outings Committee Meeting

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