Plastic Straw Bans Upsetting People With DisabilitiesPeople with disabilities fear that growing efforts to ban plastic straws will limit accessibility at restaurants, on airplanes and at other service establishments.
American Airlines Latest Company Getting Rid Of Plastic StrawsAmerican Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and replace them with biodegradable alternatives.
Starbucks, Citing Environment, To Stop Offering Plastic Straws By 2020The company will become the largest food and beverage company operating globally to ban plastic straws from all of its stores.
EPA Rollbacks Already Touching Americans' LivesIn all, the Trump administration has targeted at least 45 environmental rules, including 25 at EPA, according to a rollback tracker by Harvard Law School's energy and environment program.
More Than 1 Million Gallons Of Sewage Likely Won't End Up In White Rock LakeThe North Texas Municipal Water District said Thursday experts are still evaluating how far sewage from a leak in Plano Wednesday has traveled.
The World's Wine Industry Is Adapting To Climate ChangeFrom South Africa's drought-stricken vineyards, to France's noble chateaus, to sunny vineyards in Australia and California, growers and winemakers say they are seeing the effects of climate change.
McDonald's To Switch To Paper Straws In U.K., IrelandMcDonald's said Friday it will test an alternative to plastic straws in some of its U.S. restaurants later this year.
Scientists Predict Average Dead Zone, But 3X Long-Term GoalFederal scientists are predicting an average dead zone this summer in the Gulf of Mexico.
McDonald's Not Ready To Let Go Of Plastic StrawsMcDonald's isn't ready to stop offering plastic straws, despite environmental concerns.
Drought On Tap To Intensify Over U.S. SouthwestRivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
What Happens To The Stuff That North Texans Recycle?At this point, most people in North Texas will recycle at least some of their trash. Recycling has become easier than ever, and it all starts with the consumer.
Army Corps Meeting With Tribes On Dakota Access Oil PipelineEnvironmental study of the Dakota Access oil pipeline is likely to continue into the summer as federal officials meet with American Indian tribes who have raised concerns about being left out of the process.