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Greenville Residents Fearful Of Proposed Fertilizer Mixing Plant

A proposed fertilizer mixing plant near downtown Greenville has city leaders asking questions—and many residents voicing concerns.

CBS 11–09/10/2013

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Perry Taps Old Appointees For Revamped Water Board

Governor Rick Perry on Friday stocked the new three-member Texas Water Development Board, which will be paid for the first time in state history, with two previous political appointments and an aide from his own staff.

08/16/2013

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Watchdog Group Keeps Its Focus On Nonprofits

Days after the Moore, Oklahoma tornado donations from across the country poured into the American Red Cross. But a watchdog group that keeps a close eye on non-profits, like the Red Cross, raised some red flags when they realized not all of the money would go to the victims of the Moore disaster.

06/27/2013

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Willie Nelson Raises $125K For West & Abbott Volunteer Firefighters

At the West Volunteer Fire Department, a day of mixed emotions. As they continue to mourn their seven firefighters killed when the West Fertilizer Company plant exploded, they take comfort in the generosity of country superstar Willie Nelson.

05/13/2013

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I-Team: What Went Wrong At West Fertilizer Plant

Industry experts are calling the massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas the result of “the perfect storm.”

04/18/2013

West, Texas Explosion - Chopper 11

Texas AG On West Tragedy: “These Are Tough Texans”

More than 15 hours after the deadly blast at a West, Texas fertilizer plant, crews continue to search for survivors trapped in the rubble.

04/18/2013

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Garland Fire’s Cause Still Under Investigation

It has been three days since a spectacular explosion and fire at a chemical plant in Garland, and investigators are not any closer to determining what sparked the blast.

11/19/2012

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Fallout Continues Over 2011 Burleson Sewage Spill

It was May of 2011 when the City of Burleson experienced a massive sewage spill, now as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) levies punishment for its handling of the incident more details are coming to light.

CBSDFW.COM–09/04/2012

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State Judge Rules Atmosphere & Air Must Be Protected

A Texas judge has ruled the atmosphere and the air must be protected for public use just like water.

07/11/2012

A power cable from a vehicle charging station is seen plugged into the side of a Toyota Prius. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Offers Grants For Alternative Fuel Vehicles

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is offering $5.7 million in grants to replace diesel vehicles with ones that use hybrid or alternative energy technology.

06/12/2012

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Judge Orders Hearing On Nuclear Waste Dump

A judge ruled Tuesday that the TCEQ should have held a hearing about potential harm to nearby residents prior to licensing a remote radioactive waste dump.

05/09/2012

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Regulators Approve Nuclear Waste Burial

State regulators have given final approval for a Dallas company to begin burying low-level radioactive waste at a West Texas site near the New Mexico.

04/27/2012

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