The announcement is the latest of the Trump administration’s moves to unravel several nationwide and Texas-specific environmental regulations
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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.
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Texas has the highest sulfur dioxide emissions from power plants in the country.
The EPA says there is scientific evidence that hydraulic fracturing activities can impact the nation’s drinking water resources under some circumstances.