Harris County Calls TCEQ 'Offensive,' Plans to Sue Polluters

Posted on · This week, KUHF News is teaming with NPR on a project highlighting industrial polluters that have repeatedly violated federal clean air standards. NPR reporters, working with the Center for Public Integrity, got their hands on a never-before published list compiled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It's a "watch list" of facilities the EPA has identified as serious or chronic violators. A concentration of them are petro-chemical plants in the Houston area. Dave Fehling reports for the KUHF/KUT StateImpact Texas project.


UT Economists Doubt "Green" Jobs Economic Impact In Texas

Posted on · The Obama administration is defending its push to fund "clean" or "green" industries, saying the economy is benefiting from thousands of new "green" jobs around the country. Critics have said the money could be better spent. Dave Fehling looked into the promise of "green" jobs here in the nation's energy capital.