We all like to think of Texas as a place of natural beauty—from the plains of Amarillo to the ranches of West Texas, from the Texas coast to the Hill Country. We also like to think of ourselves as hardy and healthy a people as Pecos Bill tackling a tornado.
If that’s so, then why is Texas’ environmental commission putting our land and our lungs at risk? Why is TCEQ a lapdog for the nation’s largest polluters—and why does Texas have the nation’s worst environmental record?
Here are the facts when it comes to Texas air and water. . .