Abbott easily defeated Lupe Valdez, but Patrick, Paxton, and Miller faced rare single-digit contests before eventually besting Democratic challengers.
The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled a plan that will drastically curtail an Obama-era regulation that would have required states to slash planet-warming carbon emissions by shifting from coal power to natural gas and renewables.
The announcement is the latest of the Trump administration's moves to unravel several nationwide and Texas-specific environmental regulations
Just how worried is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about a possible failure of the Addicks and Barker dams? And how worried should Houston be?
After Hurricane Harvey hit, Texans heeded calls from law enforcement to rescue trapped neighbors, rallying kayaks, canoes, and fishing boats.
Here’s what local leaders could have done to protect the Houston region from Harvey-related flooding — and what they must do to prevent such disasters in the future.
The maximum allowed fine for an air permit violation under state law is $25,000.
Texas Republicans and fossil fuel champions are celebrating an executive order signed by President Trump aimed at curtailing Obama-era climate regulations.
At the U.S.-Mexico border, scientists say existing fencing is hurting endangered wildlife and warn that a continuous wall could devastate many species.
From heated pipeline protests to stubbornly low oil prices, these are the top energy and environmental stories the Tribune covered in 2016.