Posts Tagged ‘Downwinders at Risk’

Calling All Activists

Downwinders at Risk, a local nonprofit working to get communities involved in the fight for clean air and environmental rights, has just announced a three-day gathering designed to help Texas’ grassroots environmental advocat...

Downwinders at Risk director Jim Schermbeck is asking EPA to reject Texas' ozone plan for North Texas.

What Air Pollution?

Environmental groups are asking EPA to reject Texas’ air pollution plan for Fort Worth.
Edward Brown @ejb0017
By 2018, the air quality in North Texas is projected to be among the worst in the country. That’s according to a recent ozone study by the Environmental Protection Agency. And we won’t be alone. Baltimore, Houston, and New ...


Local Environmental Activist Pens Novel Based On Her Fight

Jeff Prince
The industrial pollution spewing near Midlothian and blowing across North Texas is all too familiar to Fort Worth Weekly readers. This newspaper has helped publicize problems related to Midlothian cement kilns over the years. M...

Local Environmental Group Ready for Their Close-Up

North Texas-based environmental group The Downwinders at Risk today announced that it’s publicly opposing a new permit from TXI’s Midlothian plant. The group will launch a wave of local television ads critical of Governor R...