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Stacks emit factory smoke into the air. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Frisco Residents Continue To Protest Battery Recycling Plant Exide

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.

10/24/2011

Stacks emit factory smoke into the air. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry Slashed Environmental Enforcement In Texas

When it comes to the environment, Governor Rick Perry has made Texas one of the most industry-friendly states in the nation.

10/17/2011

Stacks emit factory smoke into the air. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Frisco Residents ‘Want The Lead Out’

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.

10/05/2011

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

EPA Has Arlington Hearing On Fracking Regulations

Environmentalists and drilling advocates are expected to face off Thursday when the EPA holds a public hearing on proposed fracking rules.

09/29/2011

The Environmental Protection Agency seal displayed on a podium in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Texas Seeks To Block Enforcement Of EPA 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.

09/23/2011

Stacks emit factory smoke into the air. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Plan To Clean Frisco Plant Fails To Meet EPA Standards

Exide Technologies reached an agreement with the TCEQ to reduce lead levels. But the EPA has found that plan to be unacceptable.

09/21/2011

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Lawmakers Defiant Over Federal Clean Air Rule

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.

09/13/2011

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EPA Says All Texas Plants Will Get New Air Permits

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.

07/13/2011

The Handley power plant in Fort Worth.  (Photo credit Kent Chapline, KTVT/KTXA)

EPA Clamps Down On Pollution Spoiling Air Downwind

The Environmental Protection Agency is clamping down on pollution from power plants in 27 states, including Texas, that contribute to unhealthy air downwind.

07/07/2011

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Texas May Soon Make Fracking Chemicals Public

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.

05/30/2011

A woman uses her laptop computer. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

How To Have A Green Home Office

In this economy, businesses are trying to cut costs any way they can. Turns out, one big way to save is by going ‘green’.

04/30/2011

Stacks emit factory smoke into the air. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Frisco Plant Agrees To Reduce Lead Emissions

Exide Technologies has struck an agreement with the City of Frisco to significantly reduce lead emissions from its battery recycling plant.‬

04/27/2011

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