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Coal plant closures are coming to Texas. Now what?

If anyone needed a reminder of the breadth of change [...]

01:00 pm, Oct 17, 2017

Air Pollution News

Health study in Sarnia’s ‘Chemical Valley’ is long overdue.

Sarnia and its environs are home to 57 polluters. Yet [...]

01:00 pm, Oct 17, 2017

Air Pollution News

Senate Dems to fight ‘heartless’ Alaska refuge drilling proposal

Senate Democrats are planning an amendment to stop the GOP [...]

12:01 pm, Oct 17, 2017

Hill E2 Wire Blog

Feds subpoena developer behind canceled SC nuclear plant

The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a subpoena to [...]

09:15 am, Oct 17, 2017

Hill E2 Wire Blog

What does Trump's repeal of environmental rules mean for Texas?

Earlier this week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt [...]

02:53 pm, Oct 13, 2017

Texas Tribune - Energy Environment

State says Harvey's death toll has reached 88

Hurricane Harvey has directly or indirectly taken the lives of [...]

01:51 pm, Oct 13, 2017

Texas Tribune - Energy Environment

Luminant to close two more coal plants

AUSTIN - Just a week after announcing closure of its [...]

09:58 am, Oct 13, 2017

EnvironmentTexas Org

EPA awards $220,000 to City of Duluth to protect coastal wetland habitat

CHICAGO (October 13, 2017) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded [...]

11:00 pm, Oct 12, 2017

EPA Water Feed

U.S. EPA Settles with Parties on Cleanup Plan For 68th Street Superfund Site in Rosedale, Maryland

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 13, 2017) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

11:00 pm, Oct 12, 2017

EPA Enforcement Feed

San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund Site – Update

DALLAS – (Oct. 12, 2017) What are the next steps after [...]

11:00 pm, Oct 11, 2017

EPA Texas Feed

Dredging Pilot at Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Begin

(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that [...]

11:00 pm, Sep 28, 2017

EPA Waste Feed

Watch Out Almonds! Pecans Aim to Displace America’s Nut

This is a story of two nuts: the almond and [...]

10:39 am, Nov 11, 2015

NPR Texas Enviro

Obama Rejected Keystone XL, But Crude Flows Through Southern Part of Project

President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline provoked cheers [...]

11:39 am, Nov 09, 2015

NPR Texas Enviro

10/17 1:18 pm

Senate Democrats are planning an amendment to stop the GOP from using the budget process to more easily allow oil […]

10/17 1:18 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a subpoena to the developer of a canceled nuclear plant project in South […]

10/17 1:07 pm

If anyone needed a reminder of the breadth of change coming to the power sector, Vistra Energy Corp. offered a […]

10/17 1:07 pm

Sarnia and its environs are home to 57 polluters. Yet the government has never done a baseline study to see […]

10/17 12:08 pm

Editorial: Texans must force TCEQ to get serious about air quality Since leaving the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality in […]

10/17 8:47 am

Two federal courts (the US Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals) dismissed these suits on the grounds […]

10/17 6:17 am

President Donald Trump has tapped Kathleen Hartnett White, the former head of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, to be […]

10/17 1:08 am

President Trump’s approval rating on his response to hurricanes has dropped 20 points since a devastating storm slammed into Puerto […]

10/16 7:08 pm

PRUITT TAKES ON ‘SUE AND SETTLE’ LITIGATION: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt is cracking down on settlements with […]

10/16 7:08 pm

The Trump administration on Monday approved a proposed expansion of an oil sands pipeline that crosses the Canadian border.Enbridge Energy’s […]

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