Fire Impacts Recycling Services In Plano & RichardsonPlano was not the only North Texas city affected by a fire at a Republic Services recycling facility on Wednesday evening. Residents in neighboring Richardson will also be unable to recycle until a new plan can be put into action.
Obama Sets Rule To Protect Streams Near Coal MinesThe Obama administration on Monday set final rules designed to reduce the environmental impact of coal mining on the nation's streams, a long-anticipated move that met quick resistance from Republicans who vowed to overturn it under President-elect Donald Trump.
Corpus Christi's Water Deemed Unsafe Due To Chemical LeakA harmful chemical from an asphalt plant leaked into the water supply in Corpus Christi, forcing school closures, disrupting commerce and causing a run on bottled water at supermarkets in the Gulf Coast city.
Exxon Names New CEO Darren Woods To Replace Rex TillersonExxon Mobil on Wednesday named its No. 2 executive as chairman and CEO after Rex Tillerson, was picked by Donald Trump as his secretary of State nominee.
Trump To Tap Fossil Fuels Booster As EPA ChiefDonald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday. Pruitt has been a reliable booster of the fossil fuel industry.
Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Monthly Low For 7th Time In 2016Though this is the time the Arctic is supposed to be refreezing, scientists say sea ice there hit record low levels for November.
Walmart Sets Plan As Customers Seek Green ItemsWalmart is laying out its environmental plan for the next several years as the company tries to satisfy customers, especially millennials, who are seeking out green products at affordable prices.
Judge To Hear Objections To $10B Volkswagen Emissions DealA federal judge on Tuesday was set to hear from Volkswagen owners opposed to a $10 billion settlement over the automaker's emissions cheating scandal before he determines if the deal is fair to consumers.
Obama, DiCaprio Team Up Against Climate ChangePresident Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio teamed up on the White House South Lawn on Monday to sound a call for urgent action to combat climate change.
Cellphones Spill Into Yellowstone's Wilds Despite Park PlanAdventure seekers encounter untamed wilderness when they enter the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park. A refuge from ringing cellphones? Not so much anymore.
Pence Breaks With Trump, Says Humans Affect Climate ChangeVice presidential nominee Mike Pence said Tuesday "there's no question" that human activity affects both the climate and the environment.
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.

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