June 24th, 2009
By Harriet Blake
Green Right Now
Texas Gov. Rick Perry surprised environmentalists, among others, when he recently vetoed the TV Take Back Bill (HB 821), would would have allowed Texans to recycle their outdated televisions for free as part of the necessary switch away from analog to digital TV.
It was a defeat for Texas environmentalists who not only had the support of local governments but TV manufacturers as well.