WorleyParsons Buying Unit Of Texas-Based Jacobs EngineeringThe Jacobs Engineering Group has announced plans to sell its energy, chemicals and resources unit to Australia-based WorleyParsons Limited for $3.3 billion.
Hundreds Of Crosby Neighbors Sue Chemical Plant For Harvey DisasterIf dealing with a flooded-out home wasn’t enough, those who live in Crosby have also spent the twelve months since Hurricane Harvey dealing with a potential chemical disaster.
Weed-Killing Chemical Linked To Cancer Found In Some Children's Breakfast FoodsA new report found glyphosate, a weed-killing chemical that some health authorities link to cancer, in a number of popular breakfast foods and cereals marketed to children.
Report Warns Against Using Plastic Food ContainersA new report is warning against using plastic food containers because of the fear that harmful chemicals could leak into your food.
Plano: Test Results Show Water Is SafeThe city of Plano says its latest test results show its water is safe to drink.
North Texas Water District Reponds To Erin Brockovich's Quality ConcernsPlano leaders are expected to get an update Tuesday regarding the city's tap water, after environmental activist Erin Brockovich shared concerns with the water that North Texans were drinking.
EPA Chemical Review Would Exclude Millions Of Tons Of ToxinsSpurred by the chemical industry, President Donald Trump's administration is retreating from a congressionally mandated review of some of the most dangerous chemicals in public use.
EPA Announces $115 Million Cleanup For Houston SiteThe EPA approved a plan to remove sediments laced with highly toxic dioxin from a partially submerged Superfund site near Houston damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Evidence Of Spills At Toxic Site During Harvey FloodingThe U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped.
Ingredient In Popular Weed Killer Going On List As CancerousRegulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer.
New EPA Report: Fracking "Can Impact Drinking Water Resources"An EPA report about fracking is reigniting fears over the extraction of oil and gas from rock below the earth.