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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

10/13 12:58 pm

The head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) said he is “sympathetic” to parts of Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s […]

10/13 12:27 pm

CHICAGO (October 13, 2017) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $220,000 to the City of Duluth to protect coastal […]

10/13 12:17 pm

We can now assess whether further regulatory action is warranted; and, if so, what is the most appropriate path forward, […]

10/13 12:07 pm

Note: Kathleen Hartnett White, former chair of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and Texas Public Policy Foundation fellow, […]

10/13 11:48 am

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 13, 2017) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement today with more than 40 parties to […]

10/13 11:37 am

Prior to joining the TPPF in 2008, Hartnett White served a six-year term as chairman and commissioner of the Texas […]

10/13 10:17 am

AUSTIN – Just a week after announcing closure of its Monticello coal-fired power planting, Texas electric generator Luminant announced today […]

10/13 9:37 am

As climate-change fuels increasingly large and frequent wildfires that hit closer and closer to densely populated urban centers, the smoke […]

10/13 9:37 am

For decades Big Bend’s stunning vistas have been compromised by poor air quality that Texas, working with the federal Environmental […]

10/13 8:17 am

The conference will lead off with Jose Luna, Rio Grande watermaster with the TCEQ/Rio Grande Watermaster Office in Harlingen, who […]

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