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Robin Schneider

Executive director, Texas Campaign for the Environment

Robin Schneider is the Executive Director of Texas Campaign for the Environment, a statewide nonprofit citizen’s group.

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A victory for Texas trees — and for local control

In reality, trees minimize flooding, prevent erosion, reduce energy costs, raise property values and improve air quality. Some research indicates that they may even help keep crime rates low. Irresponsible tree removal threatens neighboring properties, but it can make big bucks for builders and developers.