Energy & Environment

Houston’s ‘Father of Environmental Justice’ On Where He Sees The Movement Headed

Posted on · TSU professor Dr. Robert Bullard is often referred to as the “father of environmental justice.” We spoke with him about the origins of the movement and what he hopes to see accomplished during the Biden administration.

Energy & Environment

Texas To Make Environmental Proceedings More Accessible To Non-English Speakers, Following Civil Rights Complaint

Posted on · Air and water permits for industrial facilities are often granted in predominantly Latino communities, but environmental justice advocates say language barriers often make it hard for community members to participate in the public process.

Weather

UPDATE: Water Has Returned To All Parts Of Houston, But Pressure Is Still An Issue, City Says

Posted on · Houston and much of Harris County’s nearly 5 million residents are under a boil water notice, as harsh weather and frigid temperatures continue to impact infrastructure in the region and across Texas.