A smashed computer sitting on a desk. (credit: Getty Images/Indranil Mukherjee/AFP)

Texas Recycles 24M Pounds Of Computer Items

Twice as much trash is a good thing for Texas. The TCEQ on Thursday announced the state’s recycling and reuse program generated more than 24 million pounds of computer equipment.


An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Barnett Shale Being Used To Test Drilling Rules

The rules, meant to limit toxic chemicals released into the air, will take effect April 1 in the Barnett Shale region of North Texas.


A tailpipe is shown under a vehicle. (credit: AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Audit Of Texas Environmental Agency To Be Released

In the decade that Texas’ environmental regulatory agency has received two scathing audits, it has changed its name, increased collection of fines and gone head-to-head with oil giant BP.


Questions About Air Quality Standards Involving UTA Gas Wells

Gas wells on the UT Arlington campus may be in violation of air quality standards.


Boil Water Notice For Corsicana

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has issued a boil water notice for the City of Corsicana. 


Former Commissioner says TCEQ Needs More Talk and Less Court

A former Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Commissioner says his old agency needs to talk to the Environmental Protection Agency instead of taking it to court. 


Changes in Senate lead to Statewide Energy Plan Mandate

It’s musical chairs for Senate Committees. 


Water Standards Stay but Air Permits Go

The EPA says the so called flexible air permitting program has to change. 


Texas Keeps Stricter E. coli Water Standards

HOUSTON (AP) _ Texas environmental regulators will keep strict limits for E. coli bacteria in recreational waters, opting against a staff recommendation to relax the standard.