DCMS Press Release, Aug. 28, 2013

DCMS Petition to TCEQ

Public Petition:TCEQ: Please Clean up Northeast Texas’ Coal-Powered Plants


Breathing Exercises and/or Retraining Techniques in the Treatment of Asthma: Comparative Effectiveness

Interventions To Modify Health Care Provider Adherence to Asthma Guidelines


06/26/15 Texas Leading Challenge to New Smog Standards
Intent on wringing more smog from the nation's skies, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is just months away from imposing new ozone standards meant to lessen pollution from the nation's cars, factories and power plants widely believed to worsen asthma, lung and heart disease...read more in this Texas Tribune article published 06/26/15.

01/29/15 DCMS Member Testifies to EPA
DCMS Past President Robert Haley, MD, represented DCMS and TMA at an all-day hearing with EPA authorities on Jan. 29. Dr. Haley testified with clinical information about current air quality standards and presented recommendations to improve North Texas air quality and improve patient health...read article published by the Dallas Morning News 01/29/2015.

Dallas County Medical Society Testimony at TCEQ Hearing on the State Improvement Plan, Jan. 15, 2015

"Dallas County Medical Society Petitions the State to Require Coal-Powered Plants to Reduce Emissions," from D Healthcare Daily, Aug. 29, 2013

"Texas Doctors Want Pollution Rules Stiffened At Energy Plants," from Law360, Aug. 29, 2013

"Doctors petition state regulators to curtail emissions at three coal-fired power plants," from the Fort Worth Star Telegram, Aug. 28, 2013. Read more here.

"Coal plants taking heat from Dallas physicians group," from the Dallas Business Journal, Aug. 28 2013

"Addressing Pollution from Legacy Coal Power Plants in Texas;" scientific paper, June 2013

"Bad air day: Report details power plant dangers," from Texas Medicine, June 2013

"Doctors, environmental groups want tighter emissions limits on Energy Future Holdings’ coal plants," from The Dallas Morning News, Aug. 28, 2013

"Dallas Doctors Ask Texas to Clean Up Luminant's Coal Plants, Citing Asthma, Heart Attacks, and "Premature Death"," from the Dallas Observer, Aug. 28, 2013