Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Spring is in the air, but in one North Texas community, that’s not necessarily a good thing. Residents in Boyd are organizing to fight a smell they say gets so bad at times that they stay captive inside their homes.
It may be quiet now at Frisco’s Exide Technologies battery recycling plant, but Friday night, the silence will give way to celebration.
Just hours after a fire broke out at a Garland chemical plant, federal and state investigators started looking to see if there were any violations at the facility that contributed to the explosion and fire.
It was May of 2011 when the City of Burleson experienced a massive sewage spill, now as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) levies punishment for its handling of the incident more details are coming to light.
A Texas judge has ruled the atmosphere and the air must be protected for public use just like water.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is investigating whether a Haltom City business’s paint that it is spraying is poisonous after receiving numerous complaints from residents.
The agency’s three commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to appoint Zak Covar executive director.
Residents who live west of High Road will need to boil their water before using it Tuesday while crews install a new section of piping that will be linked to the town’s new water tower on Freeman Road.
Homeowners in Aledo are fighting to keep a solid waste transfer station out of a neighborhood near Interstate 20 and Bankhead Highway in Parker County.
Residents who arrived to protest battery-recycling plant Exide Technologies Monday don’t just want clean air; they want the reported root of the problem to go away.
Investigators revealed numerous violations against Exide Technologies in a report Tuesday, alleging the battery recycling plant exhibited lapses in employee training and did not properly discharge of hazardous waste.
The Texas panel in charge of enforcing state environmental regulations cheered President Barack Obama’s decision Friday to scrap a tougher clean-air regulation aimed at reducing health-threatening smog that had drawn consistent fire from Gov. Rick Perry.