Saharan Dust Cloud Causes North Texas Air To Be Deemed 'Unhealthy'A historic dust cloud is sitting over North Texas Saturday. The dust comes all the way from Africa and produced the thickest dust event in 20 years over the Caribbean.
Flames Out, Smoke Lingering After Waxahachie Recycling Plant FireThe fire at the Oak Cliff Metals plant sent thick plums of dark smoke into surrounding neighborhoods.
Environmental Report Says Texas Oil Boom Increasing Air Pollution LevelsThe death of a 16-year-old boy has heightened scrutiny of the U.S. government's ability to adequately care for the surge in migrant families and children crossing the border.
Petrochemicals Plant Fire Near Houston Likely To Burn 2 More DaysThe company said the fire spread to seven storage tanks holding components of gasoline and also used in nail polish remover, glues and paint thinner.
Roller Coaster Temperatures Doing A Number On North Texas Allergy SufferersA North Texas allergy expert say we can thank the constant rise and drop in temperatures across North Texas lately for the ongoing and fierce allergies many people are suffering.
Crews Battle Destructive Wildfires Raging In The WestFirefighters continued to build containment around several destructive wildfires burning in California, and one stubborn blaze in the northern part of the state crossed the border into Oregon.
Evacuations Ordered As Winds Fuel Northern California FiresEvacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California, sending a stream of smoke some 75 miles south into the San Francisco area.
Report Finds More Than 95 Percent Of World's Population Breathing Unhealthy AirMore than 95 percent of the world's population is breathing unhealthy air, and the poorest nations are among the hardest hit, a new report has found.
I-Team Update: “Rotten Egg” Odor In Plano Neighborhood Not A Health RiskThe results of the initial air tests from Plano’s Cross Creek neighborhood show the air may stink, but is safe to breathe.
I-Team: Plano Testing Air For Hazardous Gas As Neighbors Complain About 'Awful Smell'The City of Plano is testing the air quality in the Cross Creek neighborhood after the CBS11 I-Team began raising questions about whether it was safe to breathe.
Students Make Move To Different Campus After Mold Closes SchoolAs the New Year begins there’s a different campus for students attending Sarah Zumwalt Middle School in east Oak Cliff. Health and safety concerns resulted in students reporting to a another campus today.
Preparing To Move After Mold Problems Closes DISD SchoolStudents and teachers at one North Texas school are getting ready to move to a different campus. The DISD has major concerns about the air quality inside Sarah Zumwalt Middle School.
University Of North Texas Team Helps Develop Drug-Sniffing CarOn patrol through a small neighborhood of old trailer homes, there was a clue something was wrong. We couldn’t see it, or smell it -- but the car we were in could.
5 Texas Counties Won't Meet New Ozone LimitThe Obama administration is proposing stricter emissions limits on ozone, a pollutant that leads to smog and is linked to asthma and respiratory illness.
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.