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Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services & Community In-Power and Development Association (CIDA)

by admin | December 2, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY, 11/28/19 STATEMENT ON TPC CHEMICAL DISASTER On the morning of Wednesday, November 27, 2019, an explosion involving a processing unit was reported at TPC Group Port Neches, Texas Operations site, east of Houston and less than 10-miles from Port Arthur Texas. No official statement has disclosed the full names of chemicals […]

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More than 250 Organizations Urge President Biden and Congress to Invest $1.3 Billion in Congressional Stimulus and Funding Bills to Address the Plastic Pollution Crisis and its Environmental Justice Impacts (English/Español)

by Brett Nadrich | February 4, 2021

WASHINGTON— More than 250 organizations, including dozens of members of the #breakfreefromplastic movement, today released 13 recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration and Congress to include in a stimulus package, infrastructure bill, and/or climate change legislation, in order to address the devastating impacts caused by plastic pollution. 

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New Survey Shows Broad Public Support for Reducing Plastic Pollution, Improving Recycling, and Holding Manufacturers Responsible

by Brett Nadrich | January 26, 2021

Voters in four states expressed widespread approval for passing legislation to reduce plastic pollution in our communities, on land and in our waters, and ensure that polluters pay for the impacts of their products.

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550 Groups Ask Biden to Solve Plastic Pollution Crisis With Eight Executive Actions (English / Español)

by Brett Nadrich | December 8, 2020

WASHINGTON — A coalition of more than 550 community and conservation organizations, including many members in the #breakfreefromplastic movement, today released its Presidential Plastics Action Plan, urging President-elect Joe Biden to take eight key executive actions to solve the plastic pollution crisis and become a #PlasticFreePresident.

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