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Texans Scramble To Protect Plants & Flowers From Cold

Panic is setting in for many North Texans who got ahead of themselves with their gardening. But the winter weather even has professionals scrambling.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2015

Egrets perch in a tree. (credit: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

It’s Not Too Early To Head Off Migratory Birds

It may be February, but it’s not too early for North Texans to prepare of the annual invasion of migratory birds — and the problems some of them can bring.

CBS 11–02/26/2015

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Officials: Rules Changes Have Upped Fracking Water Recycling

Oil and gas drilling companies using hydraulic fracturing in Texas say they are recycling more water than ever before thanks to a change in state rules.

02/23/2015

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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern.

02/16/2015

Khapra beetle larvae and cast skins were found in rice and beans that passengers were bringing into the U.S. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Travelers Bring One Of World’s Worst Invasive Species Through DFW

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is one of the largest airports in the world, but it seems smaller, more ruinous creatures (transported by humans) have been wiggling their way into North Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–02/09/2015

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SMU Quake Study Finds Narrow Fault Line

Scientists with SMU and the U.S. Geological Survey released an interim report on Friday sharing the initial results of their study into recent North Texas earthquakes.

02/06/2015

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Texas’ Biggest Black Willow Tree Cut Down In Error

At one time it was the biggest Black Willow tree in Texas. But now it is a pile of debris and wood chips, cut down by accident by a city of Dallas contractor grinding stumps.

02/04/2015

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Landmark Dallas Tree Cut Down By Mistake

The largest black willow in the State of Texas has been accidentally cut down in the White Rock Lake area of Dallas. A contract crew grinding tree stumps made the mistake.

02/04/2015

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Texas Officials Begin Evaluating 48 Water Plan Applications

Texas water officials will start to evaluate applications seeking $5.5 billion for projects as part of the state’s water plan.

02/04/2015

A pipeline carries oil near Beaumont, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers via Getty Images)

Senate Passes Bill Approving Keystone XL

The Senate approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House.

01/30/2015

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Colorado Geophysicists Work To Find Cause Of North Texas Quakes

The chandeliers swing, the pictures tilt and the chair shakes. Then people in Irving wait. While they wonder if they just felt another earthquake, someone in a small office 800 miles away, is trying to confirm it.

CBS 11–01/29/2015

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EPA Holds Smog Hearing In Arlington

The EPA is holding a public hearing in Arlington on Thursday on its proposal to tighten the national standard on smog.

01/29/2015

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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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