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Letter to Governor Abbott on Remote Work for non-essential personnel

Today, TexPIRG Education Fund sent a letter to the Governorn, signed by a broad coalition of public health experts and advocacy organizations, asking him to require work from home for all non-essential state personnel. You can download the letter below. 

Resource | COVID-19

Open Safe Texas

COVID Exit Strategy (www.covidexitstrategy.org), a non-partisan group of public health and crisis experts, has been tracking the progress states have made towards meeting the CDC recommended benchmarks states should reach before reopening their economies. As of July 6 2020, only three states were meeting these metrics, earning a “Green” rating.  Currently, Texas is meeting 1 out of 4 benchmarks, and is rated Red

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Superfund Sites in the Path of Hurricane Laura

There are dozens of Superfund hazardous waste sites in states affected by Hurricane Laura. Flooding of hazardous waste sites can result in toxic substances finding their way into flood waters and nearby communities. See the full list of sites and information on the risks, as well as how to protect yourself, here.

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