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Founded in 1982, the Texas Center for Policy Studies (TCPS) brings together the people and the information necessary to ensure that growth and development in our region enhances, rather than diminishes, quality of life.


Sustainable Water Plan for Texas: Visit our new project page for information on how the Texas water planning process can be reformed to produce a more sustainable cost-effective and environmentally-sound state water plan.

Our Desired Future: TCPS is proud to sponsor a new project focusing on the future of our state's groundwater, springs and streams.

New: Learning from Drought: Next Generation Water Planning for Texas: This report examines the Texas water planning process and makes recommendations for future plans.

Water Report Press Release (5/9/14)

Renewable Energy Roundup and Sustainable Living Fair (2014): the largest “green show” in the South. It occurs at the end of September. This year it will be held at the Exposition Center in Belton: see the latest in eco-friendly technologies; learn how to save and create your own energy; attend informative talks by the experts; visit with vendors to see contemporary green living and sustainability practices; test drive the next generation in personal transportation. It’s fun, environmentally friendly, and a great place to learn how you can make a difference! Come to Belton in September. Be a Speaker, Exhibitor, or Sponsor or just buy tickets.


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