Tires will remain a problem in Texas

Tires will remain a problem in Texas after Governor Abbott decided to veto SB570. The bill, authored by Sen. José Rodríguez (D-El Paso) was set to fix many of the problems associated with the state’s current scrap tire disposal process and received broad bipartisan and stakeholder support. Today, the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ) […]

House Bill 1884 is now law!

  It’s official! As of this Sunday, we are so pleased to announce that the litter bill we advocated for became law! House Bill 1884, authored by State Representative Charles “Doc” Anderson (R –Waco) and sponsored by Senator Lois Kolkhorst (R – Brenham),  allows judges to sentence convicted litterers to up to 60 hours of community service […]

On the Governor’s Desk | SB 570

On the Governor’s Desk | SB 570 Staff at Texas Heritage Protection are so pleased to announce that two of the bills we advocated for (with your help) have passed out of the State’s House of Representatives and Senate. These two bills, House Bill 1884 and Senate Bill 570, are now sitting on the Governor’s desk. […]

On the Governor’s Desk | HB 1884

  ON THE GOVERNOR’S DESK | HB 1884 Staff at Texas Heritage Protection are so pleased to announce that two of the bills we advocated for (with your help) have passed out of the state’s House of Representatives and Senate. These two bills, House Bill 1884 and Senate Bill 570, are now sitting on the Governor’s […]

Onward! To the Senate!

We are so pleased to announced that the Texas House of Representatives has passed House Bill 1884! In a session where so many bills and issues are getting ignored, we are so happy that lawmakers chose to make the fight against litter a priority. But the fight isn’t over yet. The Texas Senate still needs […]

One step closer!

  The staff at Texas Heritage Protection is proud to announce that we are one step closer in passing laws that will address the state’s growing litter and illegal dumping problems. As many of you know, Texas Heritage Protection has spent the last two years education state lawmakers and the public about litter and illegal […]

Success in San Antonio!

We are happy to report that hard work does, indeed, pay off. After months long effort with state lawmakers, Texas Heritage Protection has succeeded in helping get San Antonio’s most notorious scrap tire pile cleaned up. In June, we took State Rep. John Lujan to San Antonio to see the more than 2 million tires […]

Join us in San Antonio!

Texas Representative John Lujan, R–San Antonio, will be hosting a town hall 7 p.m. Monday, August 15th at Palo Alto College in San Antonio to discuss ways to cleanup the Applewhite Safe Tire Facility. The facility, which contains more than 2.3 million unauthorized scrap tires, is the second largest scrap tire site in Texas. Piles […]

Applewhite, tires, and a problem that needs fixin’

San Antonio’s Applewhite Safe Tire Facility, an unauthorized scrap tire site, currently contains over 2.3 million tires which have become home to swarms of mosquitoes, rodents, and (at times) feral hogs. This site, which is the second largest unauthorized scrap tire pile in Texas, is only a few miles away from a school and residential […]

Conservatism, never a left-only issue

Over the past 50 years, conservationism has warped into being a movement largely associated with Democrats and the far-left. However, some of the greatest and most influential conservationists in American history have been Republicans. Here is a list of some of the men who protected both American liberties and natural resources.   Barry Goldwater Goldwater […]