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Protect the Environment

Texas has a thriving environmental stewardship community comprised of stakeholders.

Originally featured in The Cynthia & George Mitchell Foundation blog post.

The state of Texas has a tradition of fierce independence that has often put the state at odds with federal environmental policies and regulations. According to a recent report by The Texas Tribune, Texas sued the federal government 27 times since 2009 over federal rules and regulations relating to air and water quality and climate change.

Does this mean that Texas has made no progress in working with the federal government to protect the environment?