McDonald's Not Ready To Let Go Of Plastic StrawsMcDonald's isn't ready to stop offering plastic straws, despite environmental concerns.
Texas Officials Ignore Dioxin Spread In Houston WaterwaysAn agreement has finally cleared the way for cleanup at a Superfund site in Texas known as the San Jacinto Waste Pits.
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.
Cooking Oil Spill Shuts Down Road In Fort WorthThe Fort Worth Fire Department sent an environmental crew and sand trucks to clean it up.
Judge To Hear Objections To $10B Volkswagen Emissions DealA federal judge on Tuesday was set to hear from Volkswagen owners opposed to a $10 billion settlement over the automaker's emissions cheating scandal before he determines if the deal is fair to consumers.
Solar Plane Leaves California For ArizonaA solar-powered airplane has taken off from California for Arizona, the latest leg of its journey around the world using only energy from the sun.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern.
Environmental Violations At DuPont PlantRecords show dozens of minor or moderate state environmental violations over the past five years at a Houston-area chemical plant where four people died from toxic fumes this weekend.