This list shows all items that are programs of the North Central Texas Council of Governments regarding water, energy, and transportation.
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The purpose of the Clean Fleet Policy, an initiative of the DFW Clean Cities Coalition, is to outline relevant goals and provide workable, cost-effective solutions to reduce emissions from local fleets as well as support regional efforts to attain federal air quality standards in the North Central Texas Region.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities (DFWCC) Coalition is part of a national network of coalitions created by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and seeks to lead the region in petroleum and emissions reduction to improve air quality and increase energy security in the transportation sector.
This website informs the public on why certain items do not belong in either the sink or toilet drain. The media page includes shareable videos, downloadable templates, and other resources for the public and others to utilize.
The Energy Efficiency for Water Utilities Factsheet is designed to assist water and wastewater treatment providers in addressing the water-energy nexus, or energy usage within water utility operations. The factsheet provides resources and opportunities for energy savings among water utilities across all stages of operation.
Go Solar Texas compiles key resources for Texans interested in learning more about going solar, and has Texas-specific resources on best management practices for local governments to increase access to solar.
The iSWM Program for Construction and Development is a cooperative initiative that assists cities and counties to achieve their goals of water quality protection, streambank protection, and flood mitigation, while also helping communities meet their construction and post-construction obligations under state stormwater permits.
The Texas Health and Safety Code §388.005(c) requires each political subdivision in a non-attainment area or an affected county to establish a goal to reduce electric consumption by at least five percent each state fiscal year. In 2019, the 86th Legislature passed Senate Bill 241, extending the timeline for this requirement seven years beginning September 1, 2019.
Each political subdivision must submit a report annually to the Texas State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) regarding the entity's progress and efforts to meet the five percent annual reduction goal. Reports should be submitted online to SECO by February 1 each year. Information submitted to SECO will be included in an annual report to members of the Texas Legislative and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, providing entities a great opportunity to gain recognition for energy efficiency efforts.