Natural Outlook, Winter 2008
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With new legislative funding, the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan kicks off 2008 with an offering of $137.5 million in incentive grants and rebates.
Under the Texas Clean School Bus Program, the state has expanded its mission to reduce the numbers of buses emitting harmful pollution in the presence of students. Funding is available to school districts looking to install pollution-control devices on buses.
The Edwards Aquifer in Central Texas is the most economically productive aquifer in the state and—at the same time—the most ecologically vulnerable to outside elements. The TCEQ and other agencies keep a close eye on what is happening with this underground water resource.
The Resource Exchange Network for Eliminating Waste has long helped businesses and local governments in Texas to find buyers for surplus materials. Now, RENEW has started to operate on a multi-state basis.
The TCEQ is introducing two floppy-eared canines as the spokesdogs for educational materials designed for youngsters.