Some residents in Denton think 200 feet is too close for natural gas hydraulic fracturing, now they’re taking their protests to city leaders. To back up their objections residents point to an ordinance banning drilling within 1,200 feet of homes.
How much is scenic beauty worth? Can a price be put on it? The Dallas City Council has put a price of $3.2 million on the cleanup of one of its scenic gems — the Trinity River.
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.
Texas is among at least four states that have received complaints of well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling.
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.
Newly-released city documents show problems extend beyond the shuttered plant and into recently-purchased land where Frisco is planning a large park, called Grand Park.
Whether you’re in Dallas or Fort Worth, you’ve seen the haze. It’s worse in the summer and more noticeable when you’re looking at downtown buildings — but the dirty air may be more than an eyesore.
The City of Dallas is putting some new eyes on an old problem. The city council is set to buy three high-tech trailers to conduct video surveillance at several illegal dumpsites, especially those along the Trinity River.
The Environmental Protection Agency is adding 12 hazardous waste sites to the list of most-contaminated places in the United States including two in the sate of Texas.
DFW is one of the largest metro areas in the nation. That’s a lot of people polluting our skies. But there are simple things that North Texans can do to help keep the air clean.
CBS 11 News has learned that the controversial Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Frisco will close by the end of the year, in a tentative deal reached with the city.
The temperatures are starting to climb across North Texas, and with the warmer weather comes a potential for pollution problems.