Dentonites joined others from across Texas to speak to elected officials about bills that threaten local control at the Texas State Capital in March. Courtesy of Frack Free Denton.
April 1, 2015
The 84th Texas Legislature began hearings March 23 on the first of a flood of bills, of which 60 percent related to the environment were listed as adverse to public health, safety and natural resources by environmental citizens action group Alliance for a Clean Texas.
Left, Marcos Ronquillo, the mayoral candidate endorsed by the Dallas Green Alliance, says of the Trinity Tollroad: "This plan has evolved into nothing more than a $1.5 billion boondoggle – a poorly conceived idea that gets drastically more expensive every time it is discussed.”
Winners of the 2015 Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards: Front row: From left, Memnosyne cofounder Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk, Joan Meeks of Commodity Recycling Solutions (Small Business), Green Source DFW project manager Phillip Shinoda.