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TCEQ Guest Spot on Podcast

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Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Executive Director Toby Baker discussed recent winter storms and Covid-19 on an episode of the Environmental Law Institute's People Places Planet podcast. Listen to "The Enforcement Angle" episode on the TCEQ blog.

Listen to the Interview

Virtual Field Trips

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We've created a handful of virtual field trips in partnership with Dallas Independent School District. These educational videos are great for students, educators, and anyone who wants to learn about River Biodiversity, Weather and Climate, Electronics RecyclingEstuary Systems, and Protecting Water in Texas. Watch and share these professional, informative, enlightening videos with your community to help us all learn how to better Take Care of Texas!

Virtual Field Trips

Grants for your Alternative Fuel Fleet

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The Governmental Alternative Fuel Fleet (GAFF) grant program is now accepting applications to assist state or local government agencies that operate a large fleet of on-road vehicles in purchasing or leasing new alternative fuel or hybrid vehicles or installing refueling infrastructure. Up to $6 million is available on a competitive basis until June 15, 2021.

Grants Available

Art Contest Winners Honored

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The 2021 Take Care of Texas Art Contest was a monumental success with over 3,000 entries from across the state! Texas Chemical Council, a Proud Partner, helped us award talented artists from grades K–5Admire the winners' submissions and inspire the young artists in your life. Read more about two Austin-area award winners.

Winning Kids' Artwork

Order Free Publications

Do you need materials to share with your audience? Take Care of Texas has FREE publications for anyone in Texas to order and share. Order complimentary copies to distribute at events, display in your office, stuff into envelopes for mailing, or use as teaching aids for youth. Stock up on decals, posters, teachers' guides, and our updated Guide to Yard Care. Pick up copies of our water drop sticker to remind your staff to conserve!

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Free Publications

Invite a new Proud Partner to Join!

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Do you know an organization or company that's doing its part to conserve water, save energy, reduce waste, and keep water clean in Texas ... and they're not already on the Proud Partner list?

Invite them to Take the Pledge to be a Proud Partner today!

Join the Ranks of Proud Partners

Share Your Story

Has your community or organization pulled off an amazing litter cleanup, elevated the green culture among your staff, or engaged your community with sustainable initiatives? Don't be shy! Brag about your efforts in the Share Your Story segment of our website. We're always looking for new ways we can inspire our readers to do more with their passion for the environment and yours might be the next story we tell.