Community Webinar: How to Write Comments on the Proposed Seaport Oil Terminal (SPOT) Deepwater Port Application

Community members have a unique voice when it comes to commenting on large infrastructure projects which can impact community health, safety, and livelihoods. The public comment process provides an opportunity for community members to share their personal experiences and concerns about a potential project¬†undergoing the environmental review process under the National Environmental Policy Act. In … Continue reading Community Webinar: How to Write Comments on the Proposed Seaport Oil Terminal (SPOT) Deepwater Port Application

COVID-19 – Unemployment Benefits and Paid Leave FAQs

Unemployment Benefits and Paid Leave Part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family Medical Leave Act  are currently being established through the U.S. Department of Labor to help U.S. workers who have lost their jobs or cannot work for reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  … Continue reading COVID-19 – Unemployment Benefits and Paid Leave FAQs

COVID-19 – Public Benefits FAQs

Lunch Is Served! As of March 19, 2020, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Governor Abbott declared all schools in Texas temporarily closed. To assist Texas families while schools are closed, meals are available for take-home at no cost to all children through participating school districts.  Visit https://txschools.gov/ to find a food distribution site near you. … Continue reading COVID-19 – Public Benefits FAQs

Port Arthur Community Action Network (PA-CAN) Settlement with Motiva to Bring Community Benefits for Port Arthur residents

Port Arthur, TX - Port Arthur Community Action Network (PA-CAN) has secured a brighter future for Port Arthur residents through a recent settlement agreement with Motiva Enterprises LLC on the company's plans to expand its Port Arthur refinery and operations. The resulting agreement was reached on January 21, 2020 after the community group withdrew its … Continue reading Port Arthur Community Action Network (PA-CAN) Settlement with Motiva to Bring Community Benefits for Port Arthur residents

City of Houston to Host Community Workshops on I-45 Expansion Project

Starting on January 30, 2020, the City of Houston will host a final round of three community workshops to learn more about TxDOT's North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP), the proposed expansion of I-45N from downtown to Beltway 8 and changes to downtown-area freeway connections including I-69, I-10 and 288. The City of Houston developed … Continue reading City of Houston to Host Community Workshops on I-45 Expansion Project