Texas Amends Waste Disposal Rules For FrackingThe Texas Railroad Commission has amended rules for disposal well operators amid concerns that high-pressure injections can trigger earthquakes.
Report Blasts Billions Of Dollars Of Gov't WasteSen. Tom Coburn's yearly 'Wastebook' cites 100 examples, big and small, of questionable government spending like a $347,000 alternative medicine grant to measure the benefits of massage on rabbits.
Louisiana Atty General Tries To Keep Texas Ebola Waste OutLouisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says he will take legal action to stop the incinerated personal belongings of a Dallas Ebola victim from being disposed of in a landfill in Calcasieu Parish.
Residents Fight Planned Mansfield Medical Waste SiteThe debate is on over a proposed plan that would bring a 15,000 square foot medical waste processing facility to Mansfield.
Felony Counts Dropped Against Dallas Slaughterhouse ExecProsecutors have dropped felony charges against a Dallas slaughterhouse and one of its executives that arose from the dumping of pig's blood into a creek along the Trinity River near the slaughterhouse.
Duke Lab Study Cuts Fracking Waste's RadioactivityResearchers believe they have found an unlikely way to decrease the dangerous radioactive levels found in some wastewater from hydraulic fracturing: mix it with the hazardous drainage from mining operations.
Crews Haul Contaminated Water Out Of Westlake NeighborhoodCrews worked all weekend to clean up more than 200,000 gallons of sewage that spilled into a creek and pond near Highway 114.
Dog Poop DNA Proponents Converge On Dallas City HallOfficials with a company looking to expand a dog poop DNA business made another stop at Dallas City Hall Wednesday and they brought a Hollywood endorsement with them.
Study Would Search Through DISD Cafeteria TrashThursday school trustees will consider allowing three Dallas Independent School District (DISD) elementary schools to take part in a study on the contents of their cafeteria trash.
EPA Adds 2 Texas Waste Sites To Superfund ListThe Environmental Protection Agency is adding 12 hazardous waste sites to the list of most-contaminated places in the United States including two in the sate of Texas.
Recycling Effort Increased By Letting Trash ComingleIf you're one of those people who don’t think recycling is sexy the industry has a buzzword just for you – ‘commingling’. More and more folks are doing it, with the goal of diminishing the garbage stream.
Hurst Unveils Recycling Incentive Initiative For ResidentsAs a mother of two, Amy Bilbo and her family can accumulate a lot of trash in a week’s time, but most of what they throw out doesn’t end up in a landfill. Thanks to a new recycling initiative in the city of Hurst, the family is recycling much more.