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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

08/30 6:08 pm

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08/30 6:08 pm

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) The Environmental Protection Agency approved a multi-state fuel waiver from Texas to Washington … and diesel supplies […]

08/30 5:48 pm

15 in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Texas, Louisiana and the District of […]

08/30 5:37 pm

With no measurement we just don’t know the concentrations,” he said. TCEQ is delaying any response to the leaks until […]

08/30 5:37 pm

Texas Rain Gauge More Than Triples Boulder’s 2013 Flood TotalHurricane … Volkswagen Group of America and certain related entities admitted […]

08/30 5:28 pm

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) The Environmental Protection Agency approved a multi-state fuel waiver from Texas to Washington … and diesel supplies […]

08/30 5:28 pm

At Exxon’s Baytown plant, the floating roof covering one tank “partially sank during the excess rain event” from the storm, […]

08/30 4:58 pm

The N-IMAT arrived in Dallas this morning to assist with response activities. EPA deployed 10 personnel to assist the Texas […]

08/30 4:47 pm

Refineries in those states, which includes Texas and Louisiana, will be allowed to sell so-called “winter fuel,” which is cheaper […]

08/30 4:27 pm

Water boils remain in effect in many areas. The boil order for Portland was required by the Texas Commission on […]

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