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Cleanup Of Thick Oil Spilled Into Galveston Bay Begins

The cleanup of an unknown amount of thick, sticky oil that spilled into the Galveston Bay blocked the movement Sunday of about 60 ships.

03/23/2014

Discarded fast food containers lie on the road. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Thousands Volunteer For Annual Fort Worth Cleanup

Pitching in for picking up. Approximately 5,000 volunteers participated in Fort Worth’s 29th Annual Cowtown Great American Cleanup on Saturday.

03/22/2014

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City Council Approves $3.2 Million For Trinity River Cleanup

How much is scenic beauty worth? Can a price be put on it? The Dallas City Council has put a price of $3.2 million on the cleanup of one of its scenic gems — the Trinity River.

CBS 11–01/22/2014

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I-Team: TCEQ ‘Cannot Approve’ Exide’s Frisco Cleanup Plan

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says it “cannot approve” Exide Technologies’ assessment report for the former Frisco battery recycling plant.

10/11/2013

Illegally dumped fluorescent light bulbs. (credit: City of Dallas)

Dallas Residents Urged To Get Checked For Mercury Exposure

The City of Dallas is urging some residents near a local park to get checked for possible mercury exposure.

CBS 11–10/04/2013

Moore, Oklahoma resident Jim Routon hugs his neighbor's child, 7-year-old Hezekiah, at Briarwood Elementary School after a tornado destroyed the school on May 20, 2013. (credit: Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman/NewsOK.com)

As Recovery Continues, Hope Springs Eternal For Moore Tornado Victims

Today officials in Oklahoma are estimating the deadly tornado that tore through the city of Moore damaged or destroyed as many as 13,000 homes. As it stands, the Oklahoma Insurance Department is estimating damage somewhere between $1.5 and $2 billion.

CBSDFW.COM–05/22/2013

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Frisco Residents To File Exide Cleanup Lawsuit

A group of Frisco residents are angry and say they intend to file a lawsuit centering around contamination caused by the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant.

CBS 11–07/16/2012

This is where a tanker truck overturned on Jan. 21, 2012. (Credit: Google Maps)

Tanker Truck Overturns In Arlington, Leaks Ethanol Onto Overpass

A 7,500-gallon fuel truck overturned at Center Street and Ryan Plaza at about 5 p.m. Saturday, leaking ethanol onto the Interstate 30 overpass.

01/21/2012

Clean-Up Begins Where Four Lower Greenville Eateries Burned Four Months Ago

Clean-up has begun on the Lower Greenville site where a massive fire destroyed four popular restaurants four months ago today. 

07/02/2010