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Land Developer Facing Big Fines For Cutting Down Keller Trees

A North Texas home developer is discovering how important trees are to one city. Now the mistake could cost them, big time!

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2015

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Pennsylvania Wants Record $8.9M Fine Against Fort Worth Drilling Firm

Environmental regulators are pursuing a record $8.9 million fine against a Texas-based energy company they say repeatedly failed to repair a natural-gas well that contaminated groundwater

06/16/2015

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Floodwater Remains At Dallas Parks & Golf Courses

The record rains may have gone but floodwater still remains, especially along the Trinity River in Dallas County.

CBS 11–06/11/2015

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Houston Ship Channel Spill Blamed On Tugboat

A tugboat captain’s decision to try to beat a cargo ship into the Houston Ship Channel is the probable cause of a collision that spilled 168,000 gallons of oil, according to the NTSB.

06/10/2015

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Deadline Approaches For Oil Spill Claims

With a midnight Monday deadline approaching to file claims under a 2012 settlement over the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the claims administrator said he expected a last-minute rush of filers.

06/08/2015

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Water Damage At City Of Dallas Parks Not Covered By Insurance

Heavy rain and flooding in North Texas has caused serious damage to a number of parks in Dallas and officials with the City say the repairs aren’t covered by insurance.

CBSDFW.COM–06/05/2015

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Lewisville Lake Opens Back Up For Boaters

The weather this weekend is expected to be very hot and sunny. And, just in time for the summer conditions, Lewisville Lake is opening back up for boaters on Friday.

06/05/2015

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Dallas City Council Repeals 5-Cent Plastic Bag Fee

The Dallas City Council voted to repeal the 5-cent plastic bag ordinance that has been in effect for six months.

06/03/2015

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Fate Of Denton’s Fracking Ban Still Undecided

City leaders late Tuesday night had still not made a decision on whether or not to throw out Denton’s fracking ban after Gov. Greg Abbott effectively overturned it.

06/03/2015

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Some Evacuated RV Residents Being Allowed Back In Park

Some residents of a North Texas RV park, who were forced to evacuate because of flooding along Lake Lewisville, are being allowed back in their homes.

CBSDFW.COM–06/01/2015

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North Texas Flooding Sparks Concerns About Zebra Mussels

Another problem from the record rains and lake flooding North Texans are seeing, is what experts believe will be a wide spread problem with zebra mussel infestation.

06/01/2015

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Water From Rain & Flooding Means A Lot More Mosquitoes

While most North Texans are glad to see the rain gone and rejoicing at the sunshine, experts say the 2015 mosquito population will be one for the record books too.

CBSDFW.COM–06/01/2015

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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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