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Clean Water & Air Advocates Claim Texas Not Meeting Minimum Protections for Air and Water Quality: Must Take “Corrective Action” or Risk Losing Authority Over Clean Water and Clean Air Programs

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"Delegating the authority to enforce the federal Clean Water Act to a state only works if that state actually follows the law. The TCEQ’s failure to do this has exposed Texas waterways and the people and ecosystems that depend on them to enormous risk. It’s time for the EPA to take matters into its own hands."
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Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund Announce New President & CEO

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WASHINGTON DC - Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund announced today that after a nationwide search, they have hired Jeff Carter as their new President and CEO, effective April 10, 2023. Jeff will be replacing Bob Wendelgass who is retiring after serving in that capacity for more than twelve

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New Coalition Calls on Governor McKee to Fight Plastic Pollution with a Bottle Bill

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A new coalition of state environmental organizations, the Rhode Island Zero Waste Coalition, sent a joint letter to Governor Dan McKee yesterday calling on him to support a container deposit law, or “bottle bill,” to fight plastic pollution and increase recycling in Rhode Island. The letter is in response to the governor’s State of the State remarks regarding his commitment to cleaning up litter.