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National parks cautiously brace for long weekend amid shutdown

National parks across the country are cautiously bracing for the three-day [...]

11:15 am, Jan 19, 2019

Hill E2 Wire Blog

Judge blames uninsulated power conductors for deadly California wildfires

A federal judge in California says that uninsulated power conductors owned [...]

08:44 am, Jan 19, 2019

Hill E2 Wire Blog

Report: Texas coal power plants leaching toxic pollutants into groundwater

The Fayette Power Project Plant, a coal-fired power plant near [...]

12:44 pm, Jan 17, 2019

Texas Tribune - Energy Environment

EPA Releases Proposal to Revise MATS Supplemental Cost Finding and “Risk and Technology Review”

WASHINGTON  — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed [...]

11:00 pm, Dec 27, 2018

EPA Air Feed

Trump Administration Unveils Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposure

(New York, N.Y.) – This week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

11:00 pm, Dec 19, 2018

EPA Enforcement Feed

Trump Administration Unveils Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposure

DALLAS – (Dec. 19, 2018) Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

11:00 pm, Dec 18, 2018

EPA Texas Feed

Stericycle settles with EPA, pays penalty for violations of hazardous waste law

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement of [...]

11:00 pm, Dec 17, 2018

EPA Waste Feed

After hazards were exposed, Philadelphia school district launches massive summer cleanup

A month after the “Toxic City: Sick Schools” investigation found [...]

09:30 am, Jun 21, 2018

Air Pollution News

Global warming, now brought to you by your local TV weathercaster

Local weathercasters have become one of the primary conduits for [...]

09:21 am, Jun 21, 2018

Air Pollution News

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

01/17 12:48 pm

The Fayette Power Project Plant, a coal-fired power plant near La Grange, in Fayette County, is one of 16 Texas […]

01/17 11:07 am

Four former Federal Reserve chairs from both parties joined with a group of leading economists in endorsing a plan to […]

01/17 12:18 am

Since 2000, TCEQ has received 324 “complaint incidences” concerning the ACL, from 760 people. (An “incidence” can include multiple complaints […]

01/16 10:28 pm

In response, TCEQ fined Formosa almost $122,000 and ordered the company to clean up the surrounding waterways twice a year, […]

01/16 6:38 pm

but Port Aransas officials have requested a hearing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. As of now, no hearing […]

01/16 5:17 pm

WHEELER: NO CLIMATE ‘CRISIS’: Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Andrew Wheeler faced harsh criticisms from Senate Democrats Wednesday over […]

01/16 5:08 pm

The United States Department of the Air Force, 9801 Reese Boulevard North, suite 210 in Lubbock has applied to Texas […]

01/16 4:28 pm

More than half of the world’s wild coffee species are at risk of extinction from climate change and deforestation, according […]

01/16 3:48 pm

Check out this story on caller.com: https://www.caller.com/story/news/local/2019/01/16/tceq-fines-formosa-plastic-pellets-pollution/2592323002/ …Read Full Article Source: BING – TCEQ

01/16 3:28 pm

Top House Democrats are asking the Trump administration to reverse its decision to bring back dozens of furloughed employees to […]

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