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.
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.
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.
Industry experts are calling the massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas the result of “the perfect storm.”
More than 15 hours after the deadly blast at a West, Texas fertilizer plant, crews continue to search for survivors trapped in the rubble.
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.
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.
A Texas judge has ruled the atmosphere and the air must be protected for public use just like water.
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.
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.
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.
A report just released by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality concludes that last October’s massive fire at the Magnablend chemical plant in Waxahachie could have been avoided.