Whole Foods Reaches $3.5M Environmental Waste SettlementWhole Foods Market Inc. has reached a $3.5 million settlement with regulators over its improper identification or mishandling of hazardous waste at stores.
Future Climate Change Test Results Don't Look GoodIn the course of a 17-year experiment on more than 1 million plants, scientists put future global warming to a real world test. The results, simulating a world after the year 2050, are not pretty.
Environmentalists Take Aim At TransCanada Pipeline ProjectEnvironmentalists are again taking aim at the company that proposed the Keystone XL pipeline — this time for another of its projects they fear would send hundreds of supertankers laden with crude oil down the Atlantic coast to refineries in Texas and Louisiana.
Texas Flood-Related Oil Spill Photos Return To Public ViewMembers of the public will again be able to go online and view photos taken by the Civil Air Patrol of flood-related oil spills in the state of Texas.
Exxon Mobil Wins A Round In Climate LitigationExxon Mobil Corp. has won an early round in its fight against regulators over whether the oil giant covered up what it knew about climate change.
Texas Company Charged For Oil Spill That Fouled California BeachesA South Texas pipeline company that spilled more than 140,000 gallons of crude oil on the California coast last year was indicted on dozens of criminal charges in the disaster that closed popular beaches and killed sea lions and birds, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Solar Plane's Next Leg - Arizona, Over Texas, To OklahomaA solar-powered airplane that landed in Arizona last week is headed to Oklahoma on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey. The flight path will take the plane right over Texas.
After Disasters, Dallas Non-Profit Helps Communities RegrowStorms and natural disasters can be merciless in Texas. For communities hit hard, that can also mean the loss of greenery that makes them beautiful. Now, a Dallas non-profit is helping.
GOP States Benefit From Shift To Wind & Solar EnergyWind turbines and solar panels accounted for more than two-thirds of all new electric generation capacity added to the nation's grid in 2015, according to a recent analysis by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Balancing Economy & The Environment As Earth Day ApproachesAs we approach the 46th observance of Earth Day some people are asking about ways to balance the Texas economy and the environment.
Electric Vehicles & Hybrids No Longer Just Gas SippersUntil now, hybrids and electric vehicles have largely appealed only to the environmentally-conscious crowd. The vehicles lacked the power and handling of gas-powered rivals. Now, the tide is slowly turning.
VW Sued By Big Investors, Including Pension FundInstitutional investors are suing automaker Volkswagen in a German court, seeking $3.57 billion in damages over the company's diesel emissions scandal.