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Judge Strikes Down ‘Can Ban’ Along Hill Country Rivers

A judge has struck down an ordinance the Hill Country city of New Braunfels adopted that banned disposable food and beverage containers.

01/27/2014

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Texas To Proceed With Water Lawsuit Against NM

The U.S. Supreme Court says Texas can proceed with its lawsuit against New Mexico over management of the Rio Grande.

01/27/2014

Zebra mussels. (credit: Kilian Fichou/AFP/Getty Images)

More Counties, Lakes Added To Zebra Mussel Fight

State officials fighting the spread of invasive zebra mussels have expanded the territory where boaters are required to drain all watercraft before and after entering lakes and streams.

01/23/2014

Walrus 'Dyna' looks on in its enclosure in the Hagenbeck animal park in Hamburg, northern Germany, on March 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO / MALTE CHRISTIANS GERMANY OUT (credit: MALTE CHRISTIANS/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Aquarium Moves Walrus To Texas During Repairs

A beloved orphaned walrus calf has been moved to Texas while the New York Aquarium undergoes a 2-year renovation.

01/22/2014

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Zebra Mussels Confirmed In Lake Lavon

Lake Lavon has now become the latest major body of water in North Texas where the presence of zebra mussels has been confirmed according to testing by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

01/21/2014

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New Tests Find More Methane In North Texas Water

The Texas agency that regulates the state’s oil and gas industry says it’s opened a new investigation of allegations that methane is contaminating North Texas water.

01/17/2014

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Major Water Leak Repaired In Bridgeport

A water leak that left 6,000 Bridgeport residents without water since Thursday is fixed.

CBS 11–01/11/2014

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Duke Lab Study Cuts Fracking Waste’s Radioactivity

Researchers 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.

01/10/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

Wastewater creates white foam as it is discharged into a river. (credit: Getty Images/China Photos)

EPA Probe Demands More Texas Water Testing

An investigation has found the U.S. environmental agency was right in 2010 to immediately halt North Texas residents from using water contaminated by explosive methane.

12/24/2013

A driver tries to avoid potholes. (credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

Help TxDOT Locate The Worst DFW Potholes

Now that much of the ice has melted — or been chipped away — from area roads, North Texans are finding the inevitable aftermath of a week’s worth of freezing and thawing.

12/12/2013

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Viral Video: Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

The universe is filled with some pretty crazy facts, if you take the time to think about how it works. Check out these facts that are guaranteed to blow your mind.

12/12/2013

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