The logo of American carmaker General Motors (GM) is seen at the opening of a car show. (credit: Getty Images/Nicholas Ratzenboeck/AFP)

GM Set To Introduce $30,000 Electric Car

General Motors is expected to roll out a new electric vehicle priced for the masses, one that is cheaper than its current electric car, which has not sold as well as expected.

01/12/2015

A small, 2.7 magnitude earthquake shook Midlothian and Mansfield just before 3 p.m. Thursday. (credit: CBS 11 Art Dept.)

USGS Confirms Midlothian Earthquake & 2 More In Irving

The USGS has confirmed a Thursday afternoon temblor near Midlothian. Minutes after releasing that conformation, the USGS released information about two additional tremors that happened earlier in Irving.

CBSDFW.COM–01/08/2015

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Irving Homeowners Bracing For Next Quake

With a reported 12 earthquakes in nearly a 24-hour span in the Irving area, homeowner are now bracing for the next movement.

01/08/2015

Texas Stadium Implosion

Questions For Texas Earthquake Scientists — Why & Why Now?

Officials in Irving continue their search for what may be triggering the recent swarm of earthquakes dogging Dallas’ neighbor to the west.

CBS 11–01/07/2015

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Dallas’ New Bag Fee Causing Confusion For Shoppers & Retailers

The question at check-out for some Dallas shoppers is no longer paper or plastic, it’s whether to pay a fee or bring your own bags.

CBS 11–01/06/2015

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Dallas Fights To Avoid Water Rate Hike

The future of water rates in Dallas is up for debate on Tuesday in Austin. That debate is centered around a dispute between the City of Dallas and the Sabine River Authority.

01/06/2015

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Concerns After 650,000+ Gallons Of Raw Sewage Flows Into Creek

A lightning strike on a Collin County power supply caused a water station to spill more than 650,000 gallons of raw sewage into Spring Creek — a tributary of Lake Ray Hubbard.

CBSDFW.COM–01/05/2015

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Scientists Hope Seismograph Will Find Exact Location Of Irving Quakes

Somewhere in north Irving, Southern Methodist University is putting up a portable seismograph to try to nail down exactly where a spate of recent earthquakes is occurring.

CBS 11–01/05/2015

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SMU Team Studies Recent Irving Earthquakes

Scientists from SMU will be in Irving on Monday on a mission to pinpoint the source of more than a dozen recent earthquakes.

01/05/2015

Scientists across the U-S are paying attention  to a study that SMU has launched into the small earthquakes that have been happening near Eagle Mountain Lake (Photo by E. Trube, 1080 KRLD)

2.4 Earthquake Shakes City Of Irving – Again

There has been another earthquake in Irving. The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed an earthquake registering 2.4 on the Richter scale.

CBSDFW.COM–01/01/2015

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Dallas Bag Fees Go Into Effect Amidst Some Confusion

The question in Dallas is no longer simply paper or plastic. Starting Thursday for every single-use bag, both plastic and paper, customers will be charged a five-cent environmental fee.

CBS 11–01/01/2015

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Residents Upset With New Restrictions On Solar Panels

Homeowners in North Richland Hills say the city government is making it harder – not easier – to harness clean energy.

CBS 11–12/30/2014

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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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