Feds: EPA Fails To Protect Water From Oilfield ContaminationThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing in its mandate to protect underground drinking water reserves from oilfield contamination, according to a federal review.
Volkswagen Set To Provide Update On Fix For Diesel VehiclesAttorneys for Volkswagen are expected to reveal where the company stands on a fix to bring nearly 600,000 diesel cars into compliance following an emissions cheating scandal.
Environmental Group Warns Of Arsenic-Laced Water In TexasThe Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Integrity Project analyzed more than a decade of Texas data that showed about 51,000 people in 34 of those communities have been exposed to contaminated drinking water for at least a decade, many at levels several times higher than the arsenic limit.
Appeals Court: Clean Power Plan Can Proceed Pending ReviewAn appeals panel in Washington on Thursday rebuffed efforts to delay enforcement of President Barack Obama's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions until legal challenges are resolved.
Public Hearing Is Last Chance To Voice Opinions On DFW Clean Air PlanA public hearing being held tonight in Arlington is the last chance for people to voice their opinions on the state's clean air plan for the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
EPA Recognizes Dallas For Working To Fight Asthma TriggersAsthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening chronic respiratory disease that affects the quality of life for almost 25 million Americans, including an estimated 7 million children.
VW Weighs Finances As It Prepares To Present U.S. Engines FixVolkswagen's board is discussing the automaker's future financial strategy in the wake of its emissions-rigging scandal, and was due to present to U.S. authorities later Friday its plan to fix the affected diesel engines.
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.
Texas Sues Volkswagen And AudiThe state is seeking restitution on behalf of Texas consumers.
US, States Announce Settlement With BP Over Gulf Oil SpillThe Justice Department and five states -- including Texas -- on Monday announced a $20 billion final settlement of environmental damage claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
EPA To Change Diesel Tests To Thwart VW-Like CheatingThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans sweeping changes to the way it tests for diesel emissions after getting duped by clandestine software in Volkswagen cars for seven years.
Texas Researcher Finds Heavy Metals Around River After Mine SpillResearchers from Texas say they found accumulations of heavy metals from the Gold King Mine spill around the riverbank in Colorado and New Mexico. David Weindorf of Texas Tech University and Kevin Lombard of New Mexico State University say they found patches of discolored sludge containing elevated levels of iron, copper, zinc, arsenic and lead along the river.