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Group: UNT Smog Study Shows Health Risks & Need For Air Quality ControlsAn environmental activist group says a new air quality study should be enough to prompt coal-burning power plants in North Texas to install new air controls and reduce pollution.
Dangerous Dams In North Texas? Some Don’t Have Emergency Action PlansThe bigger lakes have huge dams. All regulated and inspected. All declared safe with the proper paperwork on file. But its the smaller ones that can also put property at risk.
Texas Faces Less Stringent Goals In Final Clean Power PlanTexas faces a less stringent mandate under the final version of a federal plan to reduce power plants' greenhouse gas emissions.
Pipeline Break Spills 100k Gallons Of Wastewater In Grand PrairieCrews are making repairs and cleaning up after the heavy rains caused a sewer line to burst on Hardy Road in Grand Prairie.
Rain Causes Fort Worth Sewer CollapseCity 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.
State House Mulls Chemical Storage BillThe 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.
TCEQ Fines Exide Nearly $2.5 MillionThe 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 Cited For Not Disinfecting Drinking WaterFort 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 & Gas Regulator Won't Talk To MediaTexas' 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.
Data Shows High Chemical Levels In Denton AirAir 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.
Texas Rice Farmers Again Face Limited WaterThe Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is considering restricting water supplies to Gulf Coast bays, estuaries and rice farmers for the third straight year.
After Explosion, Some In Milford Concerned About Air QualityDeputies 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.
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