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States Reach Oil Spill Settlement With BP

BP and five states announced a settlement Thursday that resolves years of fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant’s oil spill in 2010.

07/02/2015

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Businesses On Area Lakes Making Flooding Adjustments

Dealing with days of rain and flooding means making adjustments for people who do business along North Texas lakes.

CBSDFW.COM–06/22/2015

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Picking A Good Watermelon — To Thump Or Not To Thump?

It’s a debate as old as the ages and a question we’ve all faced in the grocery store or on the side of the road when trying to pick a watermelon… to thump or not to thump?

CBSDFW.COM–06/22/2015

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Study: Mega Injections Of Wastewater Triggers More Quakes

The more oil and gas companies pump their saltwater waste into the ground, and the faster they do it, the more they have triggered earthquakes in the central United States, a massive new study found.

06/18/2015

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Lake Lavon Slowly Inching Toward An Emergency Release

An emergency water release at Lake Lavon seems likely, yet may not be as imminent as earlier feared.

CBS 11–06/17/2015

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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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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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