Federal Agency: Black Staff Targets Of Racism At Texas Plant

Federal authorities have determined that black employees at a Paris, TX food plant were to racial discrimination.



UTA Students Relocate; Move On From Storms

Nursing student Magen Isaacs’ University of Texas at Arlington living quarters are much smaller than where she lived just a week ago.


WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 07: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson speaks during a news conference on greenhouse gases at the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters on December 7, 2009 in Washington, DC. Administrator Jackson announced that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions pose a danger to the public's health and welfare. In 2007 a Supreme Court decision the high court ordered the EPA to determine whether greenhouse gases qualify as a pollutant under the Clean Air Act.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Internal Audit Says EPA Mismanaged Fort Worth Project

An internal audit by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reveals the agency mismanaged an experiment using new ways to demolish asbestos-ridden buildings.


Crews cleanup asbestos from a Commerce apartment complex. (Courtesy: City of Commerce)

Sued Commerce Complex Begins Asbestos Cleanup

A New Orleans-based management company has begun cleaning up asbestos debris that the city of Commerce sued them for improperly disposing of in 2008.



Parents Not Told About Asbestos At Gainesville School

Sandra Sanchez sits on her steps as her three little kids play in the front yard. She’s lived in Gainesville for six years. The mother says she does everything she can to protect her little ones. She expects the same when her 5-year-old is at school.


The location of the Live Oak Apartments in Commerce, which were sued by the city for improperly disposing of asbestos. (Credit: Google Maps)

Commerce Sues Property For Poorly Disposed Asbestos

The city of Commerce has filed a lawsuit against a New Orleans-based management company alleging that it improperly disposed of asbestos debris discovered three years ago in an apartment complex it owns.