Monarch Butterflies Entering Mexico On MigrationMonarch butterflies have begun entering Mexico on their annual migration from the United States and Canada.
EPA Investigating VW 2016 Emissions ControlsVolkswagen plans to withdraw applications seeking U.S. emissions certifications for its 2016 model Jettas, Golfs, Passats and Beetles with diesel engines, raising the possibility that an emissions-rigging device similar to earlier models is also included in its new cars.
Rattlesnakes Have Panhandle Officials WorriedAn increase to the rattlesnake population has Carson County residents watching where they walk.
U.S. Drilling States Issue Report On Handling Human-Induced EarthquakesA group of U.S. drilling states, seismologists, academics and industry experts issued guidance Monday in a frank new report on handling human-induced earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing or the disposal of fracking wastewater.
Austin Overrun By Cricket InvasionAs temperatures start going down, we are bound to see more crickets in DFW. Austin is currently in the middle of a cricket invasion thanks to its dip in temperatures last week.
Railroad Commission Of Texas: Wastewater Disposal Well Not Causing EarthquakesA second wastewater disposal well is not “likely contributing” to hundreds of earthquakes near Azle and Reno, according to a preliminary finding presented to the Railroad Commission of Texas
University Of Texas Defends Fracking On University Owned LandThe University of Texas defends its fracking history on University land amid accusations the oil and gas companies are using sub-par practices.
Dust Storm Blankets Parts Of The Middle EastA dust storm threatens to halt activities in parts of the Mideast. Israeli officials warn everyone to stay inside.
Not Rabbit, Not Duck, But Texas Dove Season OpensDon't be surprised if you hear the sound of shotgun fire for the next couple of months. It's that time of year again -- dove season!
USDA To Approve Simplot's Genetically Engineered PotatoThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops around the world.
Hot, Dry Conditions = Increased North Texas Grass Fire RiskA dozen North Texas counties have declared burn bans as foliage and area residents wither during a long, dry summer. And fire hazards become more dangerous with each dry, hot day.
Texans Break Record For Hourly Electricity DemandMonday was a record breaker for Texas electricity use! Officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) say hourly demand broke the 69,000 megawatts (MW) threshold for the first time in the grid operators history.