Harris County Hires More Prosecutors After Huge Chemical Plant FiresOfficials in Harris County have approved the hiring of additional assistant district attorneys to prosecute environmental crimes following two major chemical plant fires.
Monitoring Spring In North Texas: April Showers Bring Flowers, Possibility Of Severe WeatherHere we are on the last day of April and to follow the old saying "April showers bring May flowers," flowers should pop-aplenty this coming month.
With Yosemite In Site, Texan Beto O'Rourke Unveils Climate PlanDemocratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has announced his first major policy initiative, a $5 trillion plan to combat climate change.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry Talks About His Future, Gasoline PricesU.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said he's staying in the Trump administration. Perry's comments come after a report last week by Bloomberg News that he is planning to leave his post.
CBS News Poll: Growing Number Think Environment Will Be Worse For Next GenerationAmericans give the U.S. just average or low marks on the progress it has made on protecting the environment.
FEMA Grants $20 Million To DPS For Hurricane Harvey AidMore than 1,800 DPS employees were deployed to areas affected by Harvey to set up barricades, direct traffic, provide airborne search and rescue missions.
North Texans Brace For Beetle Epidemic That Could Destroy TreesCities around North Texas are planning for a beetle epidemic that experts say will destroy the population of ash trees.
Utility Aims For Zero Carbon Emission From Electric PlantsA utility serving 3.6 million electricity customers in eight states, including Texas says it will try to eliminate all its carbon emissions from electrical generation by 2050.
2 Greek Companies Guilty Of Illegal Oil Discharges In TexasU.S. prosecutors say two Greek shipping companies must pay a $4 million fine for not reporting illegal oil discharges by a tanker operating last year in Texas ports.
Death Toll Jumps In Historic California WildfiresThe statewide death toll from wildfires in California stands at 31. The Camp Fire that ravaged a swath of Northern California was the deadliest.
Wildfire Destroys Entire Town As Blazes Tear Through CaliforniaMassive wildfires are tearing through parts of California, destroying hundreds buildings and forcing thousands of people from their homes.