Exxon Fined $20 Million For Emissions From Texas PlantA judge has ordered Exxon Mobil to pay a penalty of nearly $20 million for releasing 10 million pounds of pollutants into the air over the course of eight years from a complex it operates east of Houston.
U.S. Approves Fix For Some Volkswagen DieselsVolkswagen will soon be able to repair some of its diesel cars so they meet U.S. emissions standards. A federal and local group worked together and have approved a fix for around 67,000 of the 475,000 Volkswagens and Audis.
Judge To Hear Objections To $10B Volkswagen Emissions DealA federal judge on Tuesday was set to hear from Volkswagen owners opposed to a $10 billion settlement over the automaker's emissions cheating scandal before he determines if the deal is fair to consumers.
Obama Vows To Press Ahead On Clean Power Plan After SetbackThe administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold,
Appeals Court: Clean Power Plan Can Proceed Pending ReviewAn appeals panel in Washington on Thursday rebuffed efforts to delay enforcement of President Barack Obama's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions until legal challenges are resolved.
Public Hearing Is Last Chance To Voice Opinions On DFW Clean Air PlanA public hearing being held tonight in Arlington is the last chance for people to voice their opinions on the state's clean air plan for the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Can Trading Pollution Like Stocks Help Fight Climate Change?Widely derided by politicians on the left and the right, once thought dead even by its supporters, the idea of allowing companies to buy and sell pollution "rights" like stocks is now at the fore again
Texas Attorney General Paxton Files Suit Against Gov't EPA Power PlanTexas has joined 23 other states in a lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration’s plan to restructure the way electricity is produced and consumed.
Group: UNT Smog Study Shows Health Risks & Need For Air Quality ControlsAn environmental activist group says a new air quality study should be enough to prompt coal-burning power plants in North Texas to install new air controls and reduce pollution.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
Homeowners: Fracking Happening 75 Yards From Front DoorsSome residents in Denton think 200 feet is too close for natural gas hydraulic fracturing, now they're taking their protests to city leaders. To back up their objections residents point to an ordinance banning drilling within 1,200 feet of homes.
After Explosion, Some In Milford Concerned About Air QualityDeputies are keeping residents out of the town of Milford. Roadblocks are up at every entrance -- on the other side environmental agencies are busy testing air quality. Workers told CBS 11 News crew’s initial tests show the air is not toxic.