Kroger Phasing Out Single-Use Plastic Bags In All Stores By 2025The nation's largest grocery chain -- Kroger -- will be plastic-bag free at all of its nearly 2,800 stores by 2025.
Texas Court Overturns Laredo Disposable Plastic Bags BanThe Texas Supreme Court has overturned Laredo's ban on disposable plastic bags in a ruling that likely dismantles similar bans in other cities across the state.
Congress Returns From Vacation With Long To-Do List, But Little Chance Of ActionLawmakers will have a little more than four weeks beginning Tuesday before they are scheduled to leave town again before the election.
Gov't Report: Feds Spend Billions To Run Old TechnologyThe nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says the increasing cost of maintaining museum-ready equipment drains money that could go for modernization.
A Sigh Of Relief For Those Who Hate The Extra-Long CVS ReceiptsCVS receipts have become a punchline thanks to their yard-long length, prompting a parody Twitter account and prompting one man to build a mummy costume from them.
Police: Texas Man Killed In Garbage Truck Trash CompactorA 26-year-old man has been killed after getting caught in a trash compactor in west Bexar County.
Texas Amends Waste Disposal Rules For FrackingThe Texas Railroad Commission has amended rules for disposal well operators amid concerns that high-pressure injections can trigger earthquakes.
Report Blasts Billions Of Dollars Of Gov't WasteSen. Tom Coburn's yearly 'Wastebook' cites 100 examples, big and small, of questionable government spending like a $347,000 alternative medicine grant to measure the benefits of massage on rabbits.
Louisiana Atty General Tries To Keep Texas Ebola Waste OutLouisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says he will take legal action to stop the incinerated personal belongings of a Dallas Ebola victim from being disposed of in a landfill in Calcasieu Parish.
Residents Fight Planned Mansfield Medical Waste SiteThe debate is on over a proposed plan that would bring a 15,000 square foot medical waste processing facility to Mansfield.
Felony Counts Dropped Against Dallas Slaughterhouse ExecProsecutors have dropped felony charges against a Dallas slaughterhouse and one of its executives that arose from the dumping of pig's blood into a creek along the Trinity River near the slaughterhouse.