Posted on · Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday joked about suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency one last time before President Obama leaves office this week. On Wednesday, he did it again.
Posted on · Irving, Texas, oil giant Exxon Mobil must hand over internal documents about global warming to the Massachusetts attorney general, a federal judge ruled earlier this month.
Posted on · It’s the nation’s first coal power plant to divert carbon dioxide on a commercial scale.
Posted on · Abandoned lots and crumbling industrial sites could become Houston's newest parks.
Posted on · Competing against millions of acres of cotton, winegrowers fear federal approval of new herbicides to be used on genetically modified cotton seeds will wipe out the wine industry in the Texas High Plains.
Posted on · A nearly $4 million project adding more than a mile of Gulf of Mexico beach to the Bolivar Peninsula in Galveston County is about complete.
Posted on · From heated pipeline protests to stubbornly low oil prices, these are the top energy and environmental stories the Tribune covered in 2016.
Posted on · Despite the fossil fuel-friendly cabinet shaping up under President-elect Donald Trump, renewable energy companies aren't as pessimistic as you might think. They say market forces are on their side.
Posted on · With little fanfare the Environmental Protection Agency released a new environmental rule last week that would limit sulphur dioxide pollution from power plants as part of the EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule.
Posted on · The controversial oil and gas extraction technique known as hydraulic fracturing can contaminate drinking water under certain circumstances, according to a long-anticipated U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report released Tuesday.
Posted on · A group of researchers from UT Austin says they’ve created a way to measure the true cost of power in the hopes of guiding America’s energy future.
Posted on · The EPA was in Houston for an hours-long public hearing on new air quality rules -- rules that many in the oil and gas industry oppose.
Posted on · The agency says the so-called Wolfcamp shale in Texas contains 20 billion barrels of oil and 16 trillion cubic feet of natural gas that are recoverable by hydraulic fracturing and other means.
Posted on · Texas may someday soon have a big electrical problem. Not a shortage of electricity. Just the opposite: too much electricity at the wrong time. Could it be “stored” in underground caverns?
Posted on · The agency proposes removing the toxic materials that were dumped by a paper mill.