At a U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing Wednesday, Congressional Republicans heaped criticism on Al Armendariz, who resigned this spring as head of the Environmental Protection Agency’s south-central regional office after controversial comments surfaced about his regulation philosophy.
A new study from researchers at the University of Texas School of Public Health has revealed that flame retardant chemicals were found in many samples taken from popular North Texas food items.
A top administrator for the EPA has apologized for using the word “crucify” when describing the agency’s enforcement policies.
90% of all Americans have traces of the chemical in their blood.
Studies have shown that BPA can seep into foods through the container, leading to growing concern over the effects of BPA exposure.
A federal appeals court scolded the EPA for rejecting a series of pollution control projects in Texas that regulators said failed to satisfy the Clean Air Act.
The Frisco City Council has joined a group of residents who want a longtime Battery Recycling facility to move out.
More than 100 employees of the embattled Exide battery recycling plant packed Frisco City Hall Tuesday night in an attempt to save their jobs.
As debates over hydraulic fracturing wage on, a Canadian company has developed a way to frack without using millions of gallons of water. GasFrac uses a propane gel instead of the treasured natural substance. Now the obstacle is getting the industry on board.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday for the first time that fracking — a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil and gas wells — may be to blame for causing groundwater pollution.
The EPA took over the Texas greenhouse gas permitting program after the state refused to comply with new regulations designed to lower pollution.
When asked if his campaign, struggling to regain traction, could survive, Governor Rick Perry said, “This ain’t a day for quitting nothing.”