Posted on Texas Attorney Geveral Ken Paxton says the state won’t take steps to implement the Obama Administration rule until the Supreme Court issues a final ruling. That puts the state’s power companies in a bind over whether to invest in expensive upgrades.
Posted on There’s a mysterious “stench” in a Houston-area community that’s causing hundreds of residents to complain.
Posted on Texas is using more natural gas and far less coal to make electricity. It’s part of a nationwide trend.
Posted on In the last few years in Texas, oil and gas well operators have laid hundreds of miles of new pipelines to carry crude oil and natural gas. Some of the pipes have leaked. Some have exploded.
Posted on A wildfire burning in Big Bend National Park grew to 1,000 acres on Tuesday.
Posted on There’s a new development in a story we reported last year: allegations that mistakes made in the Texas electricity market resulted in millions of dollars of so-called “fake profits.”
Posted on At a public hearing held in Pasadena, residents told state officials why they’re concerned about an oil refinery that needs a new pollution permit.
Posted on The Texas Legislature’s efforts to beef up state oversight and avert deadly disasters like the 2013 West fertilizer plant explosion have been “not entirely adequate,” the federal Chemical Safety Board says in its final report.
Posted on Centerpoint Energy is telling residents of a master planned community plagued by power outages that help is on the way.
Posted on County officials selected Brays Bayou for the first phase of the project, which aims at recovering about 25 cars. HPD thinks many vehicles were dumped after they were stolen.
Posted on The falling price of oil doesn’t just mean less money for energy companies. It means millions of dollars less for the state of Texas; tax money that pays for everything from roads to education. How bad is it?
Posted on One of the world’s biggest consulting firms is predicting a tough year for the oil industry that could mean more lay-offs and cutbacks. But just wait a few years ...
Posted on New, controversial federal rules are aimed at reducing the danger from millions of tons of waste generated by power plants.
Posted on More than a quarter of the job cuts will fall on the natural gas company’s Houston headquarters.
Posted on A Houston-area oil refinery with a troubled past is asking for a new permit to pollute. But that’s just part of the story.