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Luke Metzger

Director, Environment Texas

Luke Metzger is the director of Environment Texas, a nonprofit advocate for clean air, clean water and open spaces.

Latest Columns

Remembering the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Eight years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Americans from coast to coast are telling the Trump Administration to avoid the offshore drilling mistakes of our recent past. The bottom line is that we neither want nor need to experience the pain and harm of another catastrophic spill.

Now, more than ever, we need clean cars

As we celebrate all the benefits from these five-year-old standards, we need to ensure that they are around for their 10th birthday. Automakers, the administration and Congress should be putting cars that burn too much gasoline in the rear-view mirror, instead of green-lighting attacks that endanger our health, use more oil and cost more for consumers.