More than 300 residents were evacuated from their homes Thursday after a fire started at a fertilizer storage facility in the east Texas city of Athens. Thankfully, nobody was hurt.
A bid by supporters of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline to force a vote on the controversial project fell apart Wednesday amid partisan bickering over how the vote should be conducted.
In a four-month investigation, the I-Team has found few, if any, laws that govern how old drilling sites can be used in the future.
The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration an important victory in its effort to reduce power plant pollution in more than two dozen Midwestern and Southern states.
The Texas agency that regulates the state’s oil and gas industry says it’s opened a new investigation of allegations that methane is contaminating North Texas water.
An investigation has found the U.S. environmental agency was right in 2010 to immediately halt North Texas residents from using water contaminated by explosive methane.
Deputies are keeping residents out of the town of Milford. Roadblocks are up at every entrance — on the other side environmental agencies are busy testing air quality. Workers told CBS 11 News crew’s initial tests show the air is not toxic.
A federal report says pollution that contributes to man-made climate change declined 4.5 percent nationwide last year, but Texas still leads in carbon dioxide emissions.
Offices closed by the partial government shutdown will begin re-opening on Thursday morning across the nation, including here in North Texas. But it will likely take a while for government employees to catch up on the backlog of work.
Dallas County Health and Human Services says a Dallas resident was diagnosed with West Nile fever, the county’s sixth human case of the virus this year.
For the first time since the West fertilizer plant exploded last April killing 15 people, the EPA is responding to questions posed by Congress.
Battery-maker Exide Technologies, who has pledged to clean up a former battery recycling plant in Frisco, is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.