The Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Grant Program provides financial and technical assistance to city and county governments, school districts, and law enforcement districts in their efforts to combat illegal dumping, promote recycling, and ultimately reduce the amount of waste introduced to local landfills.
The MSW program is overseen by the Natural Resources Advisory Committee (NRAC) which consists of members who represent a broad range of interests, including a representative of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, public officials, private operators, citizen groups, and interested individuals.
Renewable Energy - Green Texoma
Texoma already boasts 4 active energy power plants; 1 produces compressed natural gas and 3 produce electricity through: natural gas, wind and hydroelectric generation. Adding to that, Sherman has added a Solar Farm in 2019 that will generate up to 10% of the area's needs. Sherman's green energy and renewable energy consumption are among the highest in the country. According to the US Energy Information Administration, among states producing renewable energy, Texas holds fifth place in electricity generated by renewable energy, and fourth in net summer capacity. Texas leads the nation in wind power generation and was the first state to reach 10,000 megawatts of wind power generating capacity.
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
If there is an upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event scheduled in the region, details will be provided below.