Mayor Rawlings and the Dallas City Council will be voting on the three Trinity East drilling sites that were denied twice by the City Plan Commission. The three special-use permits at issue involve Trinity River floodplain and parkland in northwest Dallas.

Read the DMN editorial against the driling:

http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/editorials/20130319-editorial-city-plan-commission-should-reject-fracking-proposal.ece 

Get thee to Dallas City Hall at noon today says the Dallas environmental coalition. 

http://www.downwindersatrisk.org/2013/09/dallas-city-staff-trying-to-pul...

The Dallas City Plan Commission is holding a public hearing on the new proposed gas drilling ordinance they’ve been writing this summer. Among the most important issues they are considering: how far away drilling should be from homes, schools and businesses, and whether we should allow drilling on city-owned park land. This is likely the last chance to come express concerns.

SEE MORE:
http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2013/08/07/city-of-dallas-debates-gas-drilling-site-distance/ 

http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/editorials/20130630-editorial-plan-commission-must-craft-tough-drilling-ordinance.ece 

Learn tips, tricks and strategies for making gardening a family affair during this adult workshop led by the Arlington Men's Garden Club. Workshop is best suited for children ages 10 and up only. Free, but space is limited. RSVP: 817-860-6752.

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportaion, will conduct a two-day workshop to bring together pipeline safety public awareness stakeholders to discuss findings from recent federal and state public awareness inspections and gain perspectives from various stakeholders on public awareness challenges and successes to identify ways to strengthen pipeline safety public awareness.

The workshop will also be webcast.

Presentations from this workshop will be made available on this website following the workshop. Register online. Free.

Dallas Interfaith Power & Light promotes love, justice, and care for creation through local action, education, and dialogue about climate stewardship.

Location - Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff, 3839 W. Kiest Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75233
Description: Come join us for dinner and a round-table discussion about the findings from our recent conference on water issues in North Texas, and prepare to draft a letter in support of water recycling for the Dallas City Council. We need your input! Bring simple food to share, vegetarian preferred.

Dallas Interfaith Power & Light promotes love, justice, and care for creation through local action, education, and dialogue about climate stewardship.

[ibimage==6770==original_size==none==self==ibimage_left]Annual, family-friendly and free outdoor festival that allows leaders in the corporate, academic and non profit worlds to show North Texans how green lifestyle choices can lower their cost of living, improve their health and help save the environment. Read more in the Green Source DFW article: Earth Day Texas expected to draw Texas-sized turnout

Fundraiser for Texas Sierra Club’s Political Action Committee campaign, "Turn Texas Green," hosted by the Dallas Sierra Club. Support candidates that oppose fracking in Dallas. Meet Dallas City Council candidate Philip Kingston in his Lakewood District 14. Candidates, Jesse Diaz, Dist. 5, and Kingston, Dist. 14, are in runoff elections on June 15 (early voting June 3-11). 

There is no minimum suggested donation for this event. All are encouraged to attend to support Phillip. If you cannot attend, but would like to make a donation, go to turntexasgreen.org and click on the donate button.

Info: Rita Beving, [email protected]

Citizens Climate Lobby is a national organization focused on passing legislation to address climate change. This month, the Dallas chapter hosts a conference call with Dr. Lauren Rafelski from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, who will be explaining the Keeling Curve and the 400 parts per million milestone that was passed last month. In addition, members will practice talking points for advocating on climate change issue. The group is preparing for a DC trip next month. Contact: Ricky Bradley at 214-606-4529.

Read the Green Source DFW articles:

http://greensourcedfw.org/articles/dallas-fort-worth-group-rallies-membe...

http://greensourcedfw.org/articles/dallas-fort-worth-residents-learn-be-...

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