Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Deputies 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.
An electrical malfunction at a sewer lift station opened the flood gates to a massive sewage spill in Westlake and nearby Trophy Club.
A proposed fertilizer mixing plant near downtown Greenville has city leaders asking questions—and many residents voicing concerns.
West ISD has spent the past weeks scrambling to provide classroom space to replace the three schools damaged in April’s chemical plant explosion. And now, a sprawling maze of tan portable buildings surrounds the damaged frame of the old intermediate school.
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.
It was one month ago when the West Fertilizer Company plant exploded, killing 15 people and injuring 200 others.
After a nearly one month long investigation involving 29 state and federal agencies and more than 100 people, the state fire marshal and ATF say they have ruled the cause of the fire undetermined.
One month after a fire triggered a massive blast in West, Texas killing 15 people, officials on Thursday had to declare the cause of the blaze as “undetermined.”
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.”
The City of Carrollton is considering taking legal action if the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality approves a proposed expansion for the Camelot landfill.