When President Donald Trump’s administration silenced federal scientists and instructed the Environmental Protection Agency to freeze its grants Tuesday, a San Antonio scientist decided to take a cue from last weekend’s Women’s March and take a stand.
The United States and China recently ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change, with the Obama administration’s contribution being the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan — the largest climate-change regulation ever attempted in the United States — whose legality is currently being argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.
Unfortunately, the public seems to know little about the Clean Power Plan, a point brought home to me recently when I spoke about energy to 200 accountants employed by one of the largest accounting firms. When I asked the group how many had heard of the Clean Power Plan, only about 10 people raised their hands.
The Environmental Protection Agency released on Thursday new standards for methane pollution from new and modified oil and gas equipment.
Local officials are doubling their efforts to tackle air quality in San Antonio.
City leaders say a collaborative effort is needed to help the San Antonio area stave off a costly non-compliance designation for new ozone air pollution standards.
Texans don’t always associate clean air with major urban areas, and for good reason.
Texans buys hundreds of millions of dollars of organic produce annually from grocery stores alone, but almost none of it is grown in Texas.
A local, state, and federal initiative will soon bring in federal funding to revitalize urban waters and surrounding communities, giving a financial and administrative leg-up to existing and future local water projects.