Women in the Environment Welcomes Two New Board Members

Women in the Environment Welcomes Two New Board Members

Women in the Environment is pleased to announce the addition of two new Board members. We look forward to an exciting year ahead. Welcome Christina and Savannah. Savannah Dosher is the Environmental Programs Coordinator for the City of Irving. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Arizona State University, and an Associate of…

Champion Waste featured in BioCycle magazine for their Food Waste Composting Facility

Champion Waste featured in BioCycle magazine for their Food Waste Composting Facility

Champion Waste & Recycling Services, based in Dallas, has spearheaded food waste management through a state-of-the-art composting facility. Founded by Paul and Michelle Kuhar, third-generation waste industry leaders, the company identified and tackled the challenge of diverting food waste from landfills since 2008. Their specialized facility processes 400 tons of food waste daily, alongside green…

WE partners with North Texas Healthy Communities for a culled produce event.

WE partners with North Texas Healthy Communities for a culled produce event.

From North Texas Healthy Communities: the Culled Produce Recovery Project, emphasizing food insecurity in Dallas-Fort Worth and beyond Food waste, overtaxed landfills, and food insecurity are complex issues. Solutions come with vision, partnership, and passion. The Produce Recovery Project is one solution, designed to keep viable produce out of the landfills and into the hands…

Cyndi Bishop Top Environmental Lawyer in Dallas-Fort Worth Region

Cyndi Bishop Top Environmental Lawyer in Dallas-Fort Worth Region

Cynthia (Cyndi) Bishop is listed first in D Magazine’s 2023 recent roll-out of the Best Environmental Lawyers in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. She is a longtime member of Women in the Environment, having held numerous leadership positions through the years. For 30 years, she has been assisting clients nationwide, resolving environmental problems through her experience…

Linda Pavlik Named to Fort Worth’s Most Influential People List

Linda Pavlik Named to Fort Worth’s Most Influential People List

For the fifth consecutive year, Fort Worth INC. Magazine named Linda Pavlik one of the 400 Most Influential People in Fort Worth, those years being 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020 and 2019.  She is the owner and president of Pavlik and Associates, an award-winning strategic communications firm whose client base includes private companies, governmental entities and…

City Recognized for its Encouragement of Citizen Action

City Recognized for its Encouragement of Citizen Action

Air North Texas recognizes the City of Irving for its “Outstanding Educational Advertising Materials” informing residents about air quality through regular email blasts, including on high ozone days. Clean Air Action Day and ozone messages were distributed on different social media platforms. The City of Irving also issued a Clean Air Action Day proclamation. Air…

Sarah Wells is a Leader in Environmental Law in Dallas-Fort Worth area

Sarah Wells is a Leader in Environmental Law in Dallas-Fort Worth area

360 West Magazine has listed Sarah Walls as a leader in environmental law in North Texas. The partner in the law firm of Cantey Hangar LLP has an exceptional track record in defending clients in EPA and TCEQ enforcement proceedings. She is a founder and former Chairman of the Environmental Law Section of the Tarrant…

WE Member Teresa Moss Earns Doctorate

WE Member Teresa Moss Earns Doctorate

Teresa Moss obtained her doctorate degree in philosophy, with a specialization in environmental philosophy, from the University of North Texas in December 2022. She currently teaches philosophy at Tarrant County College’s Southeast campus. Her dissertation, entitled Thinking Outside the Pipe: The Role of Participatory Water Ethics and Watershed Education Community Action Networks (WECANs) in the…

Texas Public Information Act’s 50th Anniversary an Excellent Time to Strengthen the Landmark Law

Texas Public Information Act’s 50th Anniversary an Excellent Time to Strengthen the Landmark Law

By Kelley Shannon, Executive DirectorFreedom of Information Foundation of Texas Fifty years ago, responding to public demand in an era of reform, Texas enacted a sweeping law ensuring the people’s right to know about their government. The Texas Public Information Act – originally known as the Open Records Act when it passed in 1973 – was…