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Houston

Houston Mayor Whitmire, Texas land commissioner pledge to work together to disperse remaining Hurricane Harvey relief funds

Posted on · In a congratulatory letter this week to Mayor John Whitmire, Texas Land Commissioner Dawn Buckingham said the city has about $200 million in federal relief funding that has yet to be spent, more than six years after the devastating storm.

Environmental Justice Activist Roishetta Ozane

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I SEE U, Episode 75: An Injustice To Remain Silent with Clean Energy Researcher Roishetta Ozane [Encore]

Posted on · Environmental justice advocate, Roishetta Ozane, reveals the social challenges in addressing the impacts of climate change, as devastating storms and a booming industrial buildout continue to engulf Southwest Louisiana—while leaving susceptible communities of color to fend for themselves. This episode is an encore of the February 17th, 2023 original broadcast.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner

Houston Mayor

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner reflects on his time leading the city as he prepares to leave office

Posted on · “The goal has been to build a stronger, more resilient, more sustainable setting so we've been successful at doing that,” said Turner. “Now, I'll never claim mission accomplished because we still have a number of things we need to do. But, we are moving in the right direction, we are more prepared than when we started.” 

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Climate Change

Gulf Coast sea level rising at ‘unprecedented’ rate, recent studies find

Posted on · Average sea levels along the United States' Gulf and Southeast coasts have been by about half an inch per year since 2010, about three times more than the global average, according to recent studies published in Nature Communications and Journal of Climate.

Environmental justice advocate, The Vessel Project , Director and CEO Roishetta Ozane.

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I SEE U, Episode 75: An Injustice To Remain Silent with Clean Energy Researcher Roishetta Ozane

Posted on · Environmental justice advocate, Roishetta Ozane, reveals the social challenges in addressing the impacts of climate change, as devastating storms and a booming industrial buildout continue to engulf Southwest Louisiana—while leaving susceptible communities of color to fend for themselves.

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