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Fort Hood Kicks Off $100M Wind, Solar Energy ProjectA sprawling Central Texas military installation will rely on the changing weather to support the Army's largest renewable energy project.
New Study Underway To Examine Texas Earthquake IncreaseA program to study the recent increase in earthquakes in Texas is getting underway. The TexNet Seismic Monitoring Program is being overseen by the University of Texas and bankrolled with $4.5 million.
Can Trading Pollution Like Stocks Help Fight Climate Change?Widely derided by politicians on the left and the right, once thought dead even by its supporters, the idea of allowing companies to buy and sell pollution "rights" like stocks is now at the fore again
Texas Attorney General Paxton Files Suit Against Gov't EPA Power PlanTexas has joined 23 other states in a lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration’s plan to restructure the way electricity is produced and consumed.
Less Texas Coal Shut Down Under Revised Clean Power PlanThe electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas says that a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions nationwide would shut down far fewer coal-fired plants than originally estimated.
Students Creating Green Space On School RoofA group of students have spent the past year working on a rooftop green space for their high school.
Study: Twice As Much Trash Put In Landfills Than EstimatedAmericans may be sending more than twice as much trash to landfills as the federal government has estimated.
Austin Panel Set To Consider Water Fluoridation ProposalAustin officials are set to consider a water fluoridation proposal from a city councilman, who wants the practice to end by December.
Jobs Report: Eco-Friendly Building Leads To Job OpeningsJust in time for World Conservation Day, the housing market is perking up. Eco-friendly builders are seeing renewed interest in their products, especially for solar panels.
How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-FriendlyJune is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration's toll on the environment, and for many couples, that's a big concern.
Land Developer Facing Big Fines For Cutting Down Keller TreesA North Texas home developer is discovering how important trees are to one city. Now the mistake could cost them, big time!
Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell Williams' push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.

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