By Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune Texas should brace for more — and worse — Hurricane Harveys, according to a major scientific report made public on Friday by the Trump administration.
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 26 2018 - 3:36pm
Written by Valerie Lambardia on Oct 22 2017 - 1:47pm
A new interactive map shows 782,627 Texas children attend schools or daycares within a half mile radius of active oil and gas production facilities that could be hazardous to the children’s health. The Oil & Gas Threat Map also shows that 320,773 senior citizens and 310 medical facilities are located within a half mile of potentially hazardous oil and gas production facilities.
Written by rudyarispe on May 24 2017 - 11:37am
The City of San Antonio is kicking off its “Breathe Today. SA Tomorrow.” air quality public education campaign to encourage businesses and residents to help reduce air pollution. The campaign will include blogger meet-ups, media outreach, neighborhood events, industry roundtables, social media postings and print and digital advertising. “Everyone has a role to play regarding our air quality,” said Chief Sustainability Officer Douglas Melnick, “and this is a message we want people to understand and take action on to help us maintain clean air.”
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 14 2017 - 3:45pm
Local members of Moms Clean Air Force, TX21 Indivisibles and other residents from U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith's district gathered at the Congressman's San Antonio office on Feb. 14 to deliver a unique Valentine's Day message.
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 19 2016 - 1:52pm
by Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune Dec. 18, 2016
Written by Susan Yerkes on Oct 5 2016 - 9:20pm
Editor's Note: This column was originally published in the October 2016 issue of LOCAL community news. It has been republished here with the permission from the author and publication. With a divisive, nasty national election right round the corner it’s hard to focus fully on a local election that’s more than six months off. But the City of San Antonio bond election coming up next May is likely to affect most folks in and around the city as much, if not more than, the winner of the presidential cage fight.
Written by Katie Nickas on Apr 7 2016 - 6:17pm
Air quality is always on San Antonio’s radar, but for the attendees at the Regional Air Quality Strategy Session at Eco Centro April 5, it’s an urgent call to action.
Written by Patrick1Gall on Jan 3 2016 - 7:15pm
January is Nation Radon Action Month. This Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) initiative brings the dangers of radon to the forefront of news and media nationwide. Radon is a naturally occurring carcinogen with many case studies showing a direct correlation to Lung Cancer and other possible diseases. Radon is a radioactive gas produced by the breakdown of uranium, thorium and radium in rock and soil. With no scent or taste and being invisible, Radon is a silent killer that seeps into building structures and does not discriminate against its victims.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 8 2015 - 6:48pm
Catch up and get ahead with the Edge for the week of Sept. 7 Texas school funding system punishes poor districts
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 2 2015 - 1:06pm
What if you could protect the planet without leaving your front yard? The Solid Waste Management Department will roll out a new program in October to do just that.