Saving Fuel, Protecting The Environment: Grapevine Adds Hybrid Police Vehicles To FleetIn a release, the department said the hybrid offers the same level of protection and less idle time without sacrificing necessary operation power needed in a police vehicle.
'They're Killing Us': Texas Residents Say Of Trump's Public Health, Environment RollbacksCommunities of color say they are living on the front line of the Trump administration’s public health and environment rollbacks.
Texas General Land Office Receives $3M Grant For Coastal ProtectionThe Texas General Land Office is getting $3 million, the largest grant on the list, and contributing another $9.5 million to restore about 80 acres of coastal marshes in Galveston County’s Swan Lake.
Pooch Study Launches In Texas: 10,000 Canines Needed For Aging ResearchThe research formally launched in Texas and now scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. Find out how to nominate your dog.
Global Climate Strike Comes To Downtown DallasDemonstrators gathered, chanted, walked across the Ron Kirk Bridge and participated in what they call a die in, symbolizing there's no life on a dead planet.
Marriott Eliminating Single-Use Toiletry Bottles At All Properties By 2020Saying that their guests look to them to "make changes that will create a meaningful difference for the environment", Marriott International is making changes around the globe.
Disturbing Pic Shows Mother Bird Feeding Her Chick A Cigarette ButtIt was in June when a photographer captured what she believed were sweet photos of a mother bird feeding her chick... but it was actually a sobering picture of the impact of littering on wildlife.
Facebook Invests $416 Million To Build Solar Project In TexasIt is believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and Facebook is building it in West Texas.
Not Enough Oxygen - Scientists Predict Near-Record Gulf of Mexico 'Dead Zone'Each summer the Gulf of Mexico hosts a human-caused "dead zone" that kills off marine life and this year scientists are predicting a near-record sized area.
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.
Trial To Determine If Government Liable For Harvey FloodingA trial started to determine if residents deserve compensation after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
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.