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Nearly Half Of Plano ISD’s Bus Fleet Older Than 2007

There’s nothing new about dozens of school buses in one district. In fact, the I-Team discovered some of the fleet is old enough to have hauled some parents when they were in school!

CBS 11–08/25/2014

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Residents Fight Planned Mansfield Medical Waste Site

The debate is on over a proposed plan that would bring a 15,000 square foot medical waste processing facility to Mansfield.

08/20/2014

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Homeowners Stalled From Installing Solar Power

Thanks to technology, harnessing solar power is more affordable for homeowners today than in the past.

08/20/2014

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Dehydrated Baby Egrets Dying In DeSoto

Drought and destruction of habitat are forcing adult egrets to fly farther in search of food, leaving their little ones at the mercy of their thirst.

07/21/2014

Sally Jewell testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee during her confirmation hearing to be the next Secretary of the Interior on March 7, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Jewell Pledges $43 Million To Conservation

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has announced that more than $43 million will be distributed from a federal fund for recreation and conservation projects nationwide.

07/08/2014

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Some City Leaders Want To Stop Treating Water With Fluoride

The debate on fluoride in the Dallas public water system was heard again at city hall Tuesday.

05/27/2014

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Los Alamos Container Linked To Nuke Dump Leak

Questions about the safety of barrels stored at a temporary site in West Texas were raised after a radiation leak at the government’s troubled nuclear waste dump.

05/16/2014

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Thousands Support Citizen-Led Movement Against Fracking

“Frack Free Denton” collected nearly 2000 signatures on its proposed ordinance to ban the technique used to drill for natural gas.

05/07/2014

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Data Shows High Chemical Levels In Denton Air

Air samples taken near a gas well in Denton showed increased levels of benzene and other chemicals, according to data released by the Denton Drilling Awareness Group.

05/01/2014

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

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Major Oil & Gas Firm To List Drilling Chemicals

A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets.

04/24/2014

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$3-M Fracking Verdict May Open Door For More Lawsuits

A fracking related lawsuit has led to a multi-million dollar award for a Wise County family.

04/24/2014

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