Posted on · The remedy for a toxic threat to Galveston Bay could be revealed any day now.
Posted on · In Austin, a combative hearing over whether the way Texas regulates the oil & gas industry needs some major improvement. One message: Don’t mess with the Railroad Commission.
Posted on · Texas is pushing back against proposals to make big coal companies insure that they’ll have the money to repair land damaged by strip mining.
Posted on · The Texas commission that regulates oil and gas is protecting the industry….instead of Texans. That’s what one group will tell a state panel next week that could recommend big changes.
Posted on · The energy industry is fighting over billions of dollars in tax breaks. Is the end near?
Posted on · If you’ve ever been the victim of a computer virus, you‘ll want to listen to what Jonathan Pollet has to say.
Posted on · The price of oil will be higher next year than it is now and regulation won’t kill the industry. Those are two takeaways from one of the state’s top oil and gas officials.
Posted on · According to a new study, some areas are showing big improvement while others are having serious problems.
Posted on · Texas is breaking its record for electricity use. It happened Monday with demand peaking around 5PM and is expected to be repeated most of this week as the hot weather continues. But there’s a controversy over how to meet that demand for electricity in Houston.
Posted on · CenterPoint Energy is pledging to spend a million dollars to fix a persistent power outage problem in one, Fort Bend County community.
Posted on · Over the weekend, Saudi Aramco cut the price of oil for September delivery by $1.10 a barrel. Meanwhile, in the Texas oil patch, new signs of life.
Posted on · Houston’s new “Flood Czar” is telling what he’s finding as he looks for ways to reduce flooding in neighborhoods.
Posted on · One of the world’s most important coral reefs lies off the Texas Gulf Coast. Some of it is protected by federal rules but a lot of it is not.
Posted on · Last month, two freight trains collided head-on and erupted in flames near Amarillo. And this month is the anniversary of a far worse train catastrophe in Canada. The accidents are why some community groups say more needs to be done in Houston to make railways safer, especially when it comes to the transport of one product in particular: crude oil.
Posted on · It’s taken over two months, but the last of the massive rainfall from the Tax Day Flood is flowing out of reservoirs on Houston’s west side.