Deputies 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.
A controversial battery recycling plant in Collin County was already shut down, but it is still a major a major issue for the surrounding community.
It may be quiet now at Frisco’s Exide Technologies battery recycling plant, but Friday night, the silence will give way to celebration.
Whether you’re in Dallas or Fort Worth, you’ve seen the haze. It’s worse in the summer and more noticeable when you’re looking at downtown buildings — but the dirty air may be more than an eyesore.
Exide says it has notified 120 employees at its battery recycling plant in Frisco that they will be laid off on November 30.
A Texas judge has ruled the atmosphere and the air must be protected for public use just like water.
CBS 11 News has learned that the controversial Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Frisco will close by the end of the year, in a tentative deal reached with the city.
The fires across the state are sending a lot of smoke billowing into the air and some of it is drifting into the air we breathe here in North Texas.
A ‘Red Ozone’ alert has been declared for North Texas. Despite being in a two-month long heat wave, this is the first time an alert of this magnitude has been declared this summer.
The City of Fort Worth has released its long-awaited air quality report on Barnett Shale natural gas drilling operations.
Nearly 140 Texas plants, including some of the nation’s largest refineries, have reached a deal with the EPA to receive new permits even though a long-standing battle between the Texas and the federal agency is far from over.
Thursday, Dallas/Fort Worth found itself on a national list it would rather not be on. The list posted by federal environmental agencies on http://www.airnow.gov showed the Metroplex had the second worst air quality in the U.S.