Harvey's Floodwaters Are Foul Mix Of Sewage & ChemicalsHarvey's filthy floodwaters pose significant dangers to human safety and the environment, even after water levels drop far enough that southeast Texas residents need no longer fear for their lives, according to experts.
Fifth Grader Wins Regional Art ContestSerene Nijem, a fifth-grader at Olive Tree Montessori Academy, Fort Worth, is the regional winner in the Take Care of Texas art contest for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's Dallas-Fort Worth region.
Environmental Group Warns Of Arsenic-Laced Water In TexasThe Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Integrity Project analyzed more than a decade of Texas data that showed about 51,000 people in 34 of those communities have been exposed to contaminated drinking water for at least a decade, many at levels several times higher than the arsenic limit.
Water May Taste Funny In Murphy And Sachse Next MonthSasche and Murphy's water supplier, the North Texas Municipal Water District, is conducting chlorine maintenance on its water delivery system that happens every winter.
Public Hearing Is Last Chance To Voice Opinions On DFW Clean Air PlanA public hearing being held tonight in Arlington is the last chance for people to voice their opinions on the state's clean air plan for the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
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.