Houston Environmental News Update December 13, 2017

The newest Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi, opens on Friday. The predecessor, The Force Awakens, tells the story of a professional recycler (“scavenger”) who becomes a hero with the opportunity to save the galaxy. OK, kindof a stretch, but recyclers ARE heroes. The Star Wars message that hope and determination in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds is one that we, as an environmental community, must embrace. May the force be with you!
Speaking of movies… Tickets are now on sale for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour, which CEC is hosting at the River Oaks Theatre on January 24 & 25, 2018.
Tickets make great gifts! Purchase passes securely using a credit card using the form below. We will follow up with you regarding delivery of the gift passes. For other payment options, email rachel@cechouston.org.

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Harris County Flood Control District seeks Mitigation Banking Project Manager

Responsible for assisting the Regulatory Compliance Department Manager in managing mitigation banking projects and Environmental Regulatory Compliance in support of the District’s Mission. This includes planning of future mitigation projects, maintaining compliance with mitigation banking requirements, and managing the business components of the mitigation banking program.  This is a regular, full-time position based in Houston.  For more information, visit hcfcd.jobscience.com.

Houston City Council Agenda – December 12, 2017

This city will consider the following agenda items at the December 12, 2017, Houston Council Meeting. The agenda items include replacement of lift stations, a natural gas supply agreement, and contracts to repair wastewater collection systems. Continue reading