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.
Fort Worth Cited For Not Disinfecting Drinking WaterFort Worth says its water department's been cited for failing to adequately treat some of its drinking water for a 21-hour period last week.
After Explosion, Some In Milford Concerned About Air QualityDeputies 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.
Electrical Malfunction Causes Massive Sewage Spill In WestlakeAn electrical malfunction at a sewer lift station opened the flood gates to a massive sewage spill in Westlake and nearby Trophy Club.
Greenville Residents Fearful Of Proposed Fertilizer Mixing PlantA proposed fertilizer mixing plant near downtown Greenville has city leaders asking questions—and many residents voicing concerns.
Students In West Looking Forward To Fresh StartWest 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.
Perry Taps Old Appointees For Revamped Water Board 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.
Watchdog Group Keeps Its Focus On NonprofitsDays 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.
Agency Studying West Fertilizer Plant Fire & Explosions To Prevent Similar OccuranceIt was one month ago when the West Fertilizer Company plant exploded, killing 15 people and injuring 200 others.
West One Month Later, Cause Of Blast Still UndeterminedAfter 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.