The Handley power plant in Fort Worth.  (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

President Obama Heralds Impact Of Power Plant Greenhouse Gas Limits

Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants.

08/03/2015

The sunrise appears through high-voltage power lines. (credit: Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

ERCOT Asks For Electricity Conservation During Peak Hours

Officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the electric grid operator for most of the state, is asking consumers to reduce their electric use today.

CBSDFW.COM–07/30/2015

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Denton May Reduce Distance Between Gas Wells & Homes

The vote by Denton City Council Tuesday night could allow gas wells to be placed closer than they already are to private homes.

CBS 11–07/28/2015

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2 Injection Wells Shut Down, 1 Curbing Activity After Oklahoma Quakes

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission says two oil and gas wastewater injection wells are shutting down and one is reducing operations in the Crescent area following several earthquakes.

07/28/2015

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Thousands Of Honeybees Move Into Dallas Omni Hotel

The roof of the Omni has just become home to swarms of rescued honeybees.

07/27/2015

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Flooding Problems Continue At Local Lakes

As the flood water recedes in area lakes it reveals a couple of problems.

07/24/2015

A severe drought has caused a number of dry-land (non-irrigated) crops in Texas to fail. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

U.S Drought Monitor: There Is Currently No Drought In Texas

According to officials with the U.S Drought Monitor, there is officially no drought in Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–07/21/2015

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Families At Mesquite Apartment Complex Finally Get A/C Back

Families paying rent at a Mesquite apartment community are finally getting what they pay for — air conditioning. Most residents at the Hillcrest Apartments agree the last week has been miserable.

CBSDFW.COM–07/14/2015

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Multi-Agency Earthquake Experts Plan For Potential Trembler Damage

Another earthquake briefly shook parts of Irving and Dallas just after 6:00 a.m. Monday. It occurred just hours before a big multi-agency meeting on planning for potential earthquake damage.

CBS 11–07/13/2015

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Finding Ways To Keep Your Electricity Bill Low In The Texas Heat

CBS 11 Storm Team meteorologists say today could be the hottest day of the year so far, but even if temperatures don’t reach the triple-digits the forecast has the heat index well over 100-degrees.

CBSDFW.COM–07/13/2015

Children play outside during a rain shower. (credit: Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texas Makes History, With The Wettest Year To Date

The rainstorms on July 8 were history making. It’s officially been the wettest year in North Texas to date – but experts say we probably won’t keep the record.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2015

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Drought, Then Rain, Toppling Texas Trees

The extended drought that Texas was in had weakened the trees. Then, with all the recent rain we had received, the trees became heavy and saturated — and toppled over.

07/06/2015

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Arlington, Chevy, EcoMedia Partner To Beautify Park

The Chevrolet EcoAd grant paid for green improvements around Randol Mill Park. Those involved hosted a dedication ceremony on May 7, 2011.

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