11/06/13 DCHHS Press Release: 16th Human WNV Case Dallas County Health and Human Services announced the sixteenth human West Nile virus case in Dallas County for the 2013 season . . . read more.
DCMS Physicians Petition TCEQ The Dallas County Medical Society filed a petition with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality asking the agency to adopt rules to reduce the pollution from three old coal-fired power plants that contribute disproportionately to high ozone levels in Dallas-Fort Worth and East Texas.
SGR Formula Repealed House Energy and Commerce Committee passed HR 2810, the “Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act.” HR 2810 provides for a five year period of stability while a new quality reporting program is developed. Read more.
Addressing Pollution from Legacy Coal Power Plants in Texas This June 2013 report examines retrofitting Big Brown, Martin Lake, and Monticello coal-fired facilities with modern emission controls or retiring the plants and replacing them with cleaner alternative energy sources.
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