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Texas 2019 – Environmental Legislative Review in Austin
July 23, 2019 , 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
EarthX Presents: Texas 2019 – Environmental Legislative Review
Tuesday, July 23rd
Texas State Capitol
1100 Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas
Legislative Conference Center
You are invited to join EarthX and some of our EarthXLeague partners for an evening with environmental leaders that have been working on and following this year’s session at the Texas Legislature. Access is limited with an every 2 years legislative session, so our event goal is maximize preparedness for addressing your important environmental issues in Texas.
Produced by EarthX (www.EarthX.org) in partnership with our friends at Public Citizen, Texas Electric Transportation Resources Alliance, Environmental Defense Fund, SEED Coalition, Texas Landowners for Eminent Domain Reform, Texas PIRG and Texas Campaign for the Environment.
Robin Schneider, Executive Director, Texas Campaign for the Environment
Adrian Shelley, Texas Director, Public Citizen
John Hall, Director, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs, Environmental Defense Fund
Tom “Smitty” Smith, Executive Director, Texas Electric Transportation Resources Alliance
6:00pm-6:30pm Greeting, Seating and Refreshments
6:30pm-7:15pm Structured Panel Conversation
7:15pm-8:15pm Open Q&A
8:15pm-8:30pm Closing Remarks
With some time to digest this year’s session, we dive into what was and was not accomplished, with a close eye on overall results and what we can do NOW on environmental issues moving forward. Our conversation will cover:
• Fracking/waste water
• Harvey Recovery/Clean Air
• Energy Safety and Eminent Domain
• Nuclear Waste Disposal
• Government Transparency and Elections
• Energy Efficiency
• Transportation and Electric Vehicles
• Clean Energy and Fossil Fuels
Our knowledgeable panels will be able to field questions on other environmental topics related to the Texas political landscape and will encourage audience interaction. The live event will be streamed live on Facebook and recorded for future broadcast.
Special thanks to our July beverage sponsors Maine Root Sodas. (www.maineroot.com), Entercom/KRLD and to Texas State Representative Donna Howard for sponsoring our State Capitol event.