Texas faces a less stringent mandate under the final version of a federal plan to reduce power plants’ greenhouse gas emissions.
Crews are making repairs and cleaning up after the heavy rains caused a sewer line to burst on Hardy Road in Grand Prairie.
City officials in Fort Worth said that heavy rains in the area have caused a sewer line to collapse, resulting in overflows in a neighborhood. The collapse was discovered on Monday.
The Texas House is to debate the first major proposal to tighten chemical storage regulations more than two years after the deadly West fertilizer plant explosion.
The TCEQ on Wednesday fined Exide Technologies, the operators of a now closed battery recycling plant in Frisco, nearly $2.5 million for environmental violations.
Fort Worth says its water department’s been cited for failing to adequately treat some of its drinking water for a 21-hour period last week.
Texas’ oil and gas regulator has instituted a blanket policy barring staff from doing media interviews, raising questions about transparency just as the state grapples with the intricacies of one of the largest energy booms in decades.
Air samples taken near a gas well in Denton showed increased levels of benzene and other chemicals, according to data released by the Denton Drilling Awareness Group.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is considering restricting water supplies to Gulf Coast bays, estuaries and rice farmers for the third straight year.
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.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says it “cannot approve” Exide Technologies’ assessment report for the former Frisco battery recycling plant.
Crews worked all weekend to clean up more than 200,000 gallons of sewage that spilled into a creek and pond near Highway 114.