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GOP Governors: EPA Carbon Dioxide Rules A Job Killer

Republican governors from oil-and-gas rich states met in Texas Monday and said that new federal rules designed to cut global warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030 will kill jobs and growth.

06/16/2014

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

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

State Judge Rules Atmosphere & Air Must Be Protected

A Texas judge has ruled the atmosphere and the air must be protected for public use just like water.

07/11/2012

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

Court Upholds EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Rules

The rules — challenged by industry groups and states, including Texas — will reduce emissions of six heat-trapping gases from large industrial facilities as well as automobile tailpipes.

06/26/2012

Exhaust flows out of the tailpipe of a vehicle. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Program Offers Car Repair, Replacement Help

A limited amount of funds has become available for the 2012 AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program. The program offers financial assistance to help the owners of older Texas vehicles comply with emissions standards.

04/25/2012

Stacks emit factory smoke into the air. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Frisco Plant Agrees To Reduce Lead Emissions

Exide Technologies has struck an agreement with the City of Frisco to significantly reduce lead emissions from its battery recycling plant.‬

04/27/2011

Texas: BP Refinery Emitted Toxic Chemicals

The Texas attorney general has sued BP, charging the company illegally emitted nearly 500,000 pounds of air pollutants at its Texas City refinery for more than a month this spring.

08/09/2010