Happy New Year! Have you heard the news?

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New Take Care of Texas Logo!

New TCOT Logo

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s public outreach and education campaign, Take Care of Texas, has unveiled a new logo in 2020 to coincide with the launch of the new TCEQ logo!

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New Year's Informational Survey

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We want to hear from you so we can improve the quality of information we share through Take Care of Texas, as well as refine the News You Can Use newsletters. If you complete the survey, you'll be entered for a chance to win a gift card provided by H-E-B!

Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on 1/14/20 to be eligible. Participants must must be 18 years or older and a legal U.S. resident to qualify.  See prize rules here.

Complete the survey for a chance to win a
$100 gift card provided by H-E-B

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Kids Art Contest Starts Now!

Kids Art Contest

The Take Care of Texas Kids Art Contest is a fun way for K-5 students to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to share this knowledge.

The art contest is now open for submissions!

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Video Contest Voting - Starts Jan. 15

Vote for Your Favorite Video

Over 550 Texas students worked hard to produce videos for the Take Care of Texas Video Contest. We’re excited to present the top qualifiying videos from both middle school and high school for you to cast your vote!

Voting starts Wednesday, January 15 until January 29

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Bottled Water: New Year, New Alternatives (Part 1 of 2)

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Water, water everywhere—but how do you choose to hydrate? We can all agree that there are more environmentally conservative means to stay hydrated than water bottles, but you should know what constitutes quality bottled water if you have limited options.

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TERP Accepting Applications

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) is currently accepting applications for the Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program (LDPLIP).

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