Last Friday, Bayou City Waterkeeper filed a brief in federal court, alerting U.S. District Judge Charles R. Eskridge, III, to several shortcomings in the City of Houston’s $2 billion sewer settlement, including the failure to address environmental injustices, overflows affecting private homes, and community engagement over the next 15 years. Last month, federal and state […]
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This op-ed was published by the Houston Chronicle on Wednesday, 2 September 2020, featuring Jordan Macha, Executive Director for Bayou City Waterkeeper, and Bob Stokes, President for Galveston Bay Foundation. See original post here. Opinion: Can’t wait for Ike Dike? We must act now to protect Galveston Bay. Here’s how. Jordan Macha & Bob Stokes […]
Guest post by Anthony D’Souza, a law & policy intern with Bayou City Waterkeeper during the spring and summer of 2020. As the novel coronavirus continues to proliferate through the U.S., and Texas proceeds with its reopening this month, Harris County is expected to see a spike in positive cases over the upcoming weeks. Decisive […]
We are excited to have the help of five outstanding students this summer. Learn more about them below. Bayou City Waterkeeper thanks the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law at the UT School of Law, St. Mary’s Public Interest Fellowship program, and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, whose financial support helped make these […]
Guest post by Pedro Segura, a legal intern with Bayou City Waterkeeper during the Spring 2020 semester. Texas is on the front lines of two of the most urgent public health crises of our time: the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the disruptive effects of global climate change. We can help address both by protecting the […]
On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we celebrate the planet and all her inhabitants. Today we continue to fight for clean water, wetlands, and healthy communities for all.