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WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2022 @ 7PM ACC PRESENTS

ENVIRONMENTALISM IN DFW: AN UPDATE
BY LON BURNAM, FORMER STATE REPRESENTATIVE AND LIFELONG ENVIRONMENTALIST

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FORMER STATE REP. LON BURNAM REACHED TARRANT COUNTY BEFORE HE WAS 9 WEEKS OLD AND, EXCEPT FOR UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL, HAS LIVED HERE EVER SINCE. HE CONSIDERS HIMSELF A LIFELONG ENVIRONMENTALIST, HELPING ORGANIZE HIS HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES FOR THE FIRST EARTH DAY IN 1970 AND JOINING ZERO POPULATION GROWTH THAT SAME YEAR.
HE SERVED IN THE TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR 18 YEARS AND DURING THAT TIME WAS ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION AND ENERGY RESOURCES COMMITTEE. HE SERVED ON THE FRIENDS OF THE FORT WORTH NATURE CENTER BOARD AND IS A FOUNDER OF THE WATER DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT.
MOST RECENTLY HE SPOKE AT TWO ARLINGTON CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS IN SUPPORT OF THE LIVEABLE ARLINGTON CAMPAIGN TO PREVENT MORE NATURAL GAS PUMPING NEAR A CHILD CARE FACILITY. HIS PRIMARY FOCUS IS ON DEALING WITH TOXICS.