This is a guest post by Fall 2020 legal intern Patricia Dillon McDade, a 3L at University of Houston Law Center. In a coastal, flood prone area like our own, wetlands provide a multitude of benefits. They naturally absorb water and reduce flooding when it rains and filter water to improve water quality. Wetlands create […]
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While protecting our communities is critical, we shouldn’t wait for a “silver bullet” solution, like the Coastal Barrier, that will take decades to build and could potentially destroy Galveston Bay. Tell the Corps to invest in nature: Take Action Today!
Take Action Today: Tell the Army Corps to protect the Katy Prairie and invest in green and natural infrastructure that improves drainage, reduces flooding, and keeps people out of harm’s way for generations to come!
This is a guest post by June Hormell, a summer 2020 legal intern. By and large, Houston’s scrap metal yards share one striking feature – most are on or near a bayou. These waterfront locations allow the metal to be easily loaded and unloaded onto boats that travel through the Ship Channel. But this efficiency […]
Take Action Today! Encourage Houston’s leaders to invest in green and natural infrastructure that improves drainage, reduces flooding, and keeps people out of harm’s way for generations to come!