Lawsuits Claim Texas Loopholes Allow Illegal Air EmissionsAn environmental group has filed five federal lawsuits against the EPA in an attempt to force it to alter Texas air pollution control permits that the group says have loopholes that allow for illegal emissions.
Rock Crushing Plant's Owner Pushes To Open Despite OppositionA concrete and rock crushing plant is trying again to set up along East 1st Street and the Trinity River in Fort Worth.
Wise Co. Residents Outraged By Water Rate HikeThousands of people living around Lake Bridgeport in Wise County will start paying 66 percent more for water next month.
Texas House Wants To Use Environmental Funds For Abortion ‘Alternatives'The Texas House has voted to take $20 million from the state's environmental agency and funnel it toward an "Alternative to Abortion" program that counsels low-income, pregnant women.
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.
Texas Court Throws Out $3 Million Case Against Drilling CompanyA Texas appeals court has reversed a $3 million verdict fracking opponents had hailed as a landmark case against natural gas production.
Houston Flooding Causes Release Of 1M Gallons Of WastewaterFlooding in Houston that resulted from Wednesday's heavy rains has caused more than 1 million gallons of wastewater to be inadvertently released.
Official: Texas City Had 3 Reports Of Dirty Water Before BanThere were three reports of dirty water before the 300,000 residents of Corpus Christi were told not to drink the city's water due to a chemical leak at an asphalt plant, a top Corpus Christi official said Saturday, adding that the city has not found evidence of water contamination.
Corpus Christi Eases Tap-Water Drinking Restrictions in Some AreasOfficials eased restrictions on tap water use in outlying parts of Corpus Christi, nearly 24 hours after warning all 320,000 residents to stop using it because a harmful chemical had leaked into the water supply.
Coast Guard Closes Neches River After Oil SpillThe Coast Guard Captain of the Port closed a section of the Neches River Saturday after a pipeline at the Jefferson Energy Terminal released an estimated 880 gallons of Eagle Ford crude oil into the river.
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.

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