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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

Jenner & Block: New Guidance On Social Cost Of Carbon

By E. Lynn Grayson, Partner, Jenner & Block The Interagency Working [...]

10:16 am, Jun 25, 2013

LexisNexis Air Water

10/15 12:57 pm

Conservatives have opened a new front in the fight over the future of America’s national monuments. House Republicans are moving […]

10/15 10:07 am

From the Washington Post: From her post at the [Texas Public Policy Foundation], Hartnett-White … other greenhouse gases are pollutants […]

10/14 6:58 pm

Robert Kavlock, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) acting assistant administrator for the Office of Research and Development, is retiring, CNN […]

10/14 1:07 pm

The U.S.A. has the greatest home for sockeye salmon on the planet. The Trump administration is putting it at risk […]

10/14 1:07 pm

They may be far away from the flames, but millions of residents are inhaling deadly pollution from the devastating wildfires. […]

10/14 11:47 am

“There also has to be asbestos abatement. We have to remove the asbestos according to TCEQ requirements.” That’s going to […]

10/14 12:58 am

Federal regulators on Friday approved two major natural gas pipelines for construction on the East Coast, a move heralded by […]

10/13 10:57 pm

President Trump’s nomination of a former Texas regulator who’s touted the benefits of carbon … dismantling all environmental laws — […]

10/13 8:38 pm

Kathleen Hartnett White is the former chairwoman of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. After she’s nominated, White has to […]

10/13 6:57 pm

A Texas utility plans to shut down two large coal-fired power plants in the state.Luminant announced Friday that it would […]

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