Environmental Headlines for the Houston Region: April 15, 2020

Photo: Karen Warren/ Houston Chronicle, Staff photographer. Photo accompanied item on 4/13/20, below.
  • 4/15/20
    • Reimagine public participation during stay-at-home [Opinion] (Amanda Timm; Frances Valdez, Houston in Action; Oni Blair, LINK Houston – Houston Chronicle) houstonchronicle.com
  • 4/14/20
    • ‘Unbelievable’ Timing: As Coronavirus Rages, Trump Disregards Advice to Tighten Clean Air Rules (Coral Davenport, New York Times, republished in Houston Chronicle 4/15/20) nytimes.com
  • 4/13/20
    • Injured wildlife finding help from quarantined residents [Front Page] (Rebecca Hennes – Houston Chronicle) houstonchronicle.com
  • 4/12/20
    • Cynthia Lee Rowan Taylor [Obituary] houstonchronicle.comNote: Mrs. Taylor was one of the founders of CEC and was passionate about environmental activism, active with many local environmental organizations.
  • 4/10/20
    • Dirtying up clean energy (James Osborne – Houston Chronicle) houstonchronicle.com
    • Curbing rush hour isn’t reducing air pollution in some parts of Houston (Dug Begley – Houston Chronicle) houstonchronicle.com
  • 4/9/20
    • We really just want to breathe clean air [Opinion] (Bridgette Murray, Achieving Community Tasks Successfully, and Elena Craft, Environmental Defense Fund – Houston Chronicle) houstonchronicle.com
    • Downtown shuttle may be parked for good (Dug Begley – Houston Chronicle) houstonchronicle.com
  • 4/8/20
    • When oil interests, climate advocates overlap [Opinion] (Larry Shapiro, Rockefeller Family Fund – Houston Chronicle) houstonchronicle.com
  • 4/7/20
    • Oil Companies Are Collapsing, but Wind and Solar Energy Keep Growing (Coral Davenport, New York Times , republished in Houston Chronicle 4/12/20) nytimes.com
    • New Research Links Air Pollution to Higher Coronavirus Death Rates (Lisa Freidman, New York Times, republished in Houston Chronicle 4/8/20) nytimes.com