Residents who arrived to protest battery-recycling plant Exide Technologies Monday don’t just want clean air; they want the reported root of the problem to go away.
When it comes to the environment, Governor Rick Perry has made Texas one of the most industry-friendly states in the nation.
For years, some Frisco residents have been concerned about the Exide battery recycling plant in town. Now, a citizens group is ready for the city to close the plant.
Environmentalists and drilling advocates are expected to face off Thursday when the EPA holds a public hearing on proposed fracking rules.
Texas has asked an appeals court to halt implementation of new federal air pollution rules. It’s the second court motion filed this week by Texas.
Exide Technologies reached an agreement with the TCEQ to reduce lead levels. But the EPA has found that plan to be unacceptable.
Texas lawmakers have slammed the EPA over a new pollution rule they say will cause electricity shortages and cost hundreds of jobs. But it appears they are ignoring the agency’s attempts to work closely with energy providers to prevent problems.
Nearly 140 Texas plants, including some of the nation’s largest refineries, have reached a deal with the EPA to receive new permits even though a long-standing battle between the Texas and the federal agency is far from over.
The Environmental Protection Agency is clamping down on pollution from power plants in 27 states, including Texas, that contribute to unhealthy air downwind.
Texas could soon become the first state to require drilling companies to disclose the chemicals used to crack rock in the search for natural gas.
In this economy, businesses are trying to cut costs any way they can. Turns out, one big way to save is by going ‘green’.
Exide Technologies has struck an agreement with the City of Frisco to significantly reduce lead emissions from its battery recycling plant.