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Below are recent press releases from various news sources. The press releases are in pdf format. Adobe Acrobat is required for viewing.



TAP Lawsuit Victory for Whooping Cranes
For Immediate Release: March 12, 2013
National Wildlife Federation, Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
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Environmental Groups Issue Position Statement on Texas Water Planning and Funding
For Immediate Release: January 14, 2013
National Wildlife Federation, Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
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Sierra Club Releases Report on Water Conservation in North Central Texas
For Immediate Release: December 13, 2012
Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
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TCEQ Rules Fail to Adequately Protect Region's Rivers and Bays
For Immediate Release: August 08, 2012
National Wildlife Federation, Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
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Water Conservation Symposium Set for Thursday in Waco
For Immediate Release: June 18, 2012
Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
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Yard Sign Campaign Urges Water Conservation During Hot Summer Months
For Immediate Release: June 12, 2012
Central Texas Water Efficiency Network
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International Water Expert to Highlight Sierra Club Water Conference
For Immediate Release: March 29, 2012
Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
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Proposed Rules Fall Short of Protecting Regionís Rivers and Bays
For Immediate Release: March 28, 2012
National Wildlife Federation, Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
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Yard Sign Campaign Urges Central Texans to Conserve Water and Protect Our Water Supply
For Immediate Release: November 17, 2011
Central Texas Water Efficiency Network
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Future of Central & South Central Texas Fish & Wildlife Now in TCEQ's Hands
For Immediate Release: November 2, 2011
National Wildlife Federation, Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
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Galveston Bay Drought Conditions Prescribed by TCEQ
For Immediate Release: October 19, 2011
National Wildlife Federation, Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club, Galveston Bay Foundation and Coastal Conservation Association
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Top 10 Water Conservation Tips for Texans
For Immediate Release: August 17, 2011
National Wildlife Federation, Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
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Sierra Club and NWF Support Proposed Edwards Aquifer Fee Increase
For Immediate Release: August 9, 2011
National Wildlife Federation, Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
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Proposed TCEQ Rules Leave Fish and Wildlife High and Dry
For Immediate Release: April 15, 2011
National Wildlife Federation, Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club and Galveston Bay Foundation
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Drop by Drop: Seven Ways Texas Cities Can Conserve Water
For Immediate Release: March 8, 2010
National Wildlife Federation and Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
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Report Outlines Threats to James River, a Major Llano River Tributary
For Immediate Release: March 5, 2010
Environmental Defense Fund
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Conserving Energy is Fast, Efficient Way to Save Water in Drought-Stricken Texas
For Immediate Release: March 11, 2009
Environmental Defense Fund
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Publication Covers the Pros and Cons of Water Desalination
For Immediate Release: March 11, 2009
Sierra Club
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In Midst of Drought, New Report Makes Hard-hitting Recommendations for State Action on Groundwater
For Immediate Release: March 5, 2009
Environmental Defense Fund
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Scientist team to determine future of Trinity & San Jacinto Rivers,Galveston Bay
For Immediate Release: November 14, 2008
National Wildlife Federation
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On the Agenda: The Future of East Texas' Rivers
For Immediate Release: November 03, 2008
National Wildlife Federation
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New Report Outlines Potential Threats to South Llano River
For Immediate Release: September 11, 2008
Environmental Defense Fund
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Local Groundwater Managers at Critical Planning Point for Trinity Aquifer
For Immediate Release: August 19, 2008
Environmental Defense Fund
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Report Assesses State of Texas Urban Water Conservation
For Immediate Release: April 15, 2008
Environmental Defense Fund
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National Wildlife Federation Receives Meadows Foundation Grant
For Immediate Release: November 28, 2007
National Wildlife Federation
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Environmental Flows Legislation Important for Texas Rivers and Bays
For Immediate Release: May 31, 2007
Joint Press Release
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Legislative Move Good For Water Policy In Texas
For Immediate Release: May 29, 2007
Environmental Defense
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Save Water, Save Rivers, Save Money
For Immediate Release: April 16, 2007
National Wildlife Federation
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Environmental Groups Hail Passage of House Bill 3
For Immediate Release: February 28, 2007
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State water plan could leave Texas' fish and wildlife high and dry
For Immediate Release: November 14, 2006
National Wildlife Federation
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Draft 2007 State Water Plan wastes water, money
For Immediate Release: September 13, 2006
Texas Living Waters Project
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Texans Cheer Approval of Refuge on Neches River
25,000 Acres Along the Neches River to be Protected

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2006
National Wildlife Federation
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Deposit Made to the State's Water Trust
TCEQ Press Release
For Immediate Release: May 22, 2006
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Rough Waters Ahead?, Conservationists say new water plan leaves little for fish, wildlife, recreation
For Immediate Release: May 16, 2006
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Gov. Perry Creates Environmental Flows Advisory Committee
For Immediate Release: October 28, 2005
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Sierra Club Proposes Alternative Regional Water Strategies, Group Promotes More Aggressive Conservation, Expanded Groundwater Storage
For Immediate Release: July 5, 2005
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Conservation Groups Hail Passage of Senate Bill 3: Call for House Action
For Immediate Release: April 29, 2005
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Conservation Groups React Positively to Senate Bill 3
For Immediate Release: April 4, 2005
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Texas Bays and Wildlife Are at Risk: National Wildlife Federation Report Highlights Need for Changes in State Water Policy
National Wildlife Federation
For Immediate Release: October 20, 2004
Contact: Lacey McCormick Ý (512) 454-1044
Section: H, I, K, L, M, N
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Environmental Defense says water marketing has potential if law includes safeguards
Environmental Defense
For Immediate Release: August 12, 2004
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Region K and Region L host joint meeting, July 20th, 2004
For Immediate Release: June 30, 2004
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Conservationists say dismissal of environmental water permits unneccessary
For Immediate Release: November 19, 2003
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Groups call for moratorium on state water sales
Environmental Defense, National Wildlife Federation, Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club
For Immediate Release: October 23, 2003
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Proposed Water Diversions Could Pose Threat to Sabine Lake
National Wildlife Federation
For Immediate Release: August 12, 2003
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Don Henley joins fellow Texans to protect Texas Bays, Rivers and Wetlands
Rivers and Wetlands
For Immediate Release: March 27, 2003
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Time for DFW Water Planning Group to Do the Same
Sierra Club
For Immediate Release: December 2, 2002
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SURVEY: Texans Want Protection for Rivers, Bays and Estuaries
National Wildlife Federation
For Immediate Release: March 17, 2003
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East Texas Water Planning Group Set to Pull the Plug on Marvin Nichols Dam and Reservoir
Sierra Club
For Immediate Release: December 2, 2002
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Report Shows Conservation can Replace Proposed Dams
National Wildlife Federation
For Immediate Release: August 13, 2002
Contact: Norman Johns, Myron Hess or John Hannah at 512-476-9805
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State Water Planning Out of Sync with Texans' Beliefs
For Immediate Release: June 6, 2002
Contact: John Hannah, 512-476-9805
For survey information call Tammi Smith or Brian Tringali at 703-684-6688
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Conservationists Urge Lawmakers to Protect Streams and Estuaries NWF lays out options for safeguarding critical "environmental flows"
National Wildlife Federation
For Immediate Release: February 27, 2002
Contact: Myron Hess, 512-476-9805
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LCRA-SAWS project could devastate Matagorda Bay ecology in drought years
Sierra Club
For Immediate Release: January 20, 2002
Contact: Ken Kramer, 512-477-1729; Fred Richardson, 512-477-1729/740-3741 (m)
Section: K, L
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Public comment period delivers resounding message of dissatisfaction about the State Water Plan
National Wildlife Federation
For Immediate Release: December 7, 2001
Contact: Dave Kamp, 512-476-9805; Fred Richardson, (512) 477-1729
Section: Statewide
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$1.7 Billion Marvin Nichols Dam Tops National Wildlife Federation Report of Texas' Unnecessary Water Projects
National Wildlife Federation
For Immediate Release: October 16, 2001
Contact: Susan Kaderka, 512-476-9805; Dave Kamp, 512-476-9805
Section: C
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