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Clean Air Act

Steam rolls out of a factory's smokestack. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Court Revives Rule On Cross-State Pollution

The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration an important victory in its effort to reduce power plant pollution in more than two dozen Midwestern and Southern states.

04/29/2014

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Reddy Ice To Pay Fine For Denver Facility

Environmental regulators say Dallas-based Reddy Ice has agreed to pay $61,500 to settle allegations of deficiencies at the ice maker’s facility in north Denver.

05/31/2013

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Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?

This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.

04/24/2013

Emission, Cars

6 Arlington Men Sentenced In Emission-Testing Scheme

A federal judge has sentenced six North Texas men for their role in a scheme to overcharge for auto emission tests and submit thousands of fraudulent results to the state.

03/19/2013

Exhaust plumes from cooling towers at a coal-fired power station on August 10, 2010. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Lead Texas Power Provider Loses Appeal Of EPA Rule

The largest power generator in Texas has lost its federal appeals court challenge of a new federal clean-air rule.

07/30/2012

Exhaust plumes from cooling towers at a coal-fired power station on August 10, 2010. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Wins Latest Round With EPA In Federal Court

A federal appeals court scolded the EPA for rejecting a series of pollution control projects in Texas that regulators said failed to satisfy the Clean Air Act.

03/28/2012

power-plant

EPA Says All Texas Plants Will Get New Air Permits

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.

07/13/2011

The Environmental Protection Agency seal displayed on a podium in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

EPA Says DFW Violates Air Quality Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency says the DFW area has some of the nation’s most polluted air.

01/14/2011

Exhaust plumes from cooling towers at a coal-fired power station on August 10, 2010. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Loses A Round To The EPA

A Washington DC federal court rules against an emergency order stopping the EPA from taking over part of the air pollution permitting program in Texas.

KRLD–01/12/2011

A tailpipe is shown under a vehicle. (credit: AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

EPA Taking Over More Texas Air Permits

Texas refuses to regulate greenhouse gases, so the federal Environmental Protection Agency will do it for the state.

CBSDFW.COM–12/23/2010

Smoke from a power generating station billows into the air over grazing cattle.

Texas Will Not Meet New Greenhouse Gas Rules

Texas is the only state taking no steps to meet new federal greenhouse gas emission rules that go into effect in January.

CBSDFW.COM–10/29/2010