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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

Utility Company Covered By Insurance Issued After Clean Air Emission Violations Sent By EPA

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant The Fifth Circuit Court of [...]

05:12 pm, May 22, 2013

LexisNexis Oil

10/13 6:57 pm

House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) said Friday his committee may consider legislation to help rebuild Puerto Rico […]

10/13 3:37 pm

President Donald Trump said late Thursday that he would nominate former Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Chair Kathleen Hartnett White, […]

10/13 3:37 pm

As major swaths of California are burned to a crisp, and as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria brought death and […]

10/13 3:07 pm

Starting in 1989 before the 1990 Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency began restricting … During emergencies that cause […]

10/13 2:58 pm

Earlier this week, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the agency will seek to repeal the Clean Power Plan — President […]

10/13 1:57 pm

Hurricane Harvey has directly or indirectly taken the lives of as least 88 Texans, according to preliminary numbers released by […]

10/13 1:57 pm

Vistra Energy said Friday that its Texas-based Luminant subsidiary would close two coal-fired plants in early 2018 due to deteriorating […]

10/13 1:07 pm

Home Depot is sold out of face masks, people sleeping in shelters have bandanas tied around their faces. …Read Full […]

10/13 1:07 pm

The fossil fuel has been an environmental threat and economic necessity for Native American tribes in Arizona. What happens when […]

10/13 12:58 pm

President Trump has nominated a skeptic of climate change science to lead the White House’s environmental policy board.The White House […]

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