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Texans affected by pollution from concrete batch plants push state agency to tighten regulations

Posted on · As the state’s environmental agency weighs new pollution limits on the plants, several lawmakers have filed bills that would put new restrictions on the facilities, which spew pollutants into mostly low-income neighborhoods.

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Houston Matters

Another setback for the San Jacinto Waste Pits (April 15, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: We learn about the latest delay in efforts to clean up a hazardous waste site. Plus, Houston will likely face stricter pollution standards to reduce smog. And we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

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Houston Matters

Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Monitoring Air Pollution During Storms, And The Week In Politics (Sept. 23, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Tropical Storm Beta provides air quality information for Harris County, our weekly political roundup, a bug expert answers your questions, and an author returns to Texas 40 years after a falling out.

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Houston Matters

Full Show: Saving Historic Texas Dance Halls, Jared Diamond, And Actor Wilmer Valderrama (May 9, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Concerns about air quality in the Permian Basin, how weddings are helping save historic Texas dance halls, author Jared Diamond, and actor Wilmer Valderrama.

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News

Full Show: Bidding War For Anadarko, And Ageism In Politics (April 24, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A bidding war for Anadarko, our weekly political roundup, the age of political candidates, and HGO's world premiere of The Phoenix.

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