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.
Whole Foods Adding Solar Panels At Dozens Of StoresA bit more sunshine might soon be shining down on up to 100 Whole Foods Markets across the country. The Austin-based grocery store giant announced that it has partnered with two solar companies to install the rooftop solar units.
Obama Vows To Press Ahead On Clean Power Plan After SetbackThe administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold,
U.S. Led The World With Shark Attacks In 2015Experts say 2015 saw a record-setting 98 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide, including two here in Texas.
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.