Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
EPA Finds Harvey Damage At Houston Superfund SiteThe Environmental Protection Agency is ordering companies responsible for cleaning up a Houston Superfund site flooded during Hurricane Harvey to immediately address damage to a protective cap and subsequent high levels of waste material detected in a sediment sample from the site.
South Texas Residents Cough, Rub Eyes In Harvey Pollution SpikePetrochemical corridor residents say air that is bad enough on normal days got worse as Harvey crashed into the nation's fourth-largest city and then yielded the highest ozone pollution so far this year anywhere in Texas.
Shell, Exxon Say Some Pollution Released As Storm Hit TexasPollutants have been released from refineries operated by Exxon, Shell and other companies as torrential rains damaged storage tanks and other industrial facilities on the Texas Coast.
Houston-Galveston Area Council 1-17-16Laura Reynolds is joined by Alan Clark (Director of Transportation Planning) from the Houston-Galveston Area Council to talk about some strategies to reduce the city’s pollution, and discuss the Transportation Fair coming up on January 20th at Memorial City Mall.
Houston-Galveston Area Council 1-10-16Laura Reynolds talks with Veronica Baxter-Lamb (Transportation Program Coordinator) from the Houston-Galveston Area Council about the city’s infrastructure and pollution issues. They also get into the council’s “Share a Ride” campaign.
Houston-Galveston Area Council 9-6-15SportsRadio 610’s Laura Reynolds visits with Veronica Baxter-Lamb the Transportation Program Coordinator at the Houston-Galveston Area Council. Veronica assists with strategy, operations and management of public outreach programs. She coordinates a team of six professionals dedicated to inform stakeholder groups and the public at large about transportation issues affecting Houston metro's eight county regions. Houston Galveston Area Council, also called H-GAC, is a regional organization through which local governments work together to solve area-wide problems, among them air quality and traffic congestion. Visit mysolutionis.com to learn more.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Think Green Thursday: Your Carbon Footprint As many of us make consorted efforts to improve our planet and environment, we strive to create better air quality, reduce waste and decrease the amount of toxic fumes and gasses we pollute our air with.