Jan. 6, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux

Remarkable things happened on the green front in North Texas in 2013, thanks to local green movers and shakers. New green businesses sprang up while eco-activists discovered strength in numbers. Here are some of the year’s highlights: 

Zac Trahan, director of Texas Campaign for the Environment's Dallas office, and Jim Schermbeck, director of Downwinders at Risk, celebrate after the Dallas City Council passed the gas drilling ordinance on Wednesday. Photos by Phillip Shinoda.

Dec. 12, 2013



Gary Stuard of Dallas Residents at Risk speaks out against gas drilling at a Dallas City Plan Commission hearing in August.

Photos: Green Source DFW

 

October 29, 2013

By Julie Thibodeaux

 By Julie Thibodeaux

By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Phillip Shinoda.   Aug. 29, 2013

Local environmental advocates celebrated at a downtown watering hole Wednesday night after the Dallas City Council finally put an end to a request by Trinity East Energy to drill on public parkland. 

by  Published in the Texas Observer on Friday, August 23, 2013, at 4:14 CST

           

Photos by Phillip Shinoda.

Environmentalists are riding a wave of optimism this week after the Dallas City Plan Commission confirmed it has included a 1,500-foot setback in the new gas drilling ordinance being drafted by the city. 

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