Posted on A climate change awareness group says Texas deserves an “F” for what the state has not done to prepare for future floods and wildfires.
Posted on The Texas landscape may be in for some changes. It may take decades but if global warming happens as many scientists predict it will, some native plants may not survive. Some may even have a challenge this winter as the weather pattern known as El Nino heads for Texas.
Posted on At a conservative forum in Austin, Republican politicians pledged to fight federal regulations that would reduce pollution.
Posted on The price of oil has sunk to a level not seen since 2009. And since asphalt is made from oil, this should be good news when it comes to something Houstonians complain about most: streets that need a new coat of pavement. But that’s not how things have worked out.
Posted on A couple months ago, we told you about claims that a big, coal-burning power plant near Houston was releasing pollution beyond safety limits set by the government. Or was it?
Posted on ExxonMobil says it has done nothing wrong. But a probe by New York’s Attorney general is targeting what the oil giant knew about climate change.
Posted on Texas may be best known for oil & gas but when it comes to the fuel used to make electricity, wind is setting records.
Posted on The federal disaster agency FEMA is providing help to Harris County to develop more accurate flood maps. They’re maps you can use.
Posted on In Texas, some of the most deadly explosions have been caused by a substance that otherwise plays a vital role in how we grow crops: ammonium nitrate fertilizer.
Posted on Environmentalists are claiming a victory in their efforts to bring greater scrutiny to pollution that’s coming from the oil and gas industry.
Posted on Environmentalists are claiming a victory in their efforts to bring greater scrutiny to pollution that's coming from the oil and gas industry.
Posted on We recently got an e-mail from a Houston man who said his electricity bills were baffling. We uncovered a long-running dispute that involves certain electricity customers that use power just every-so-often. They’re being asked to pay for a lot more than just the electricity they use.
Posted on When it comes to what you pay for electricity, it might pay….to complain.
Posted on At a time when oil & gas production is surging in Texas, the amount of money for research to make sure pipelines don’t leak and explode has been plummeting.
Posted on On the outskirts of Houston, millions of gallons of potentially explosive natural gas liquids — like propane and butane — are being stored in dozens of underground caverns. The caverns are huge. One of them is so big it could hold the empire state building with room to spare. Could anything go wrong?