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Houston’s IAH Upgrades To Satellite

Posted on · The Federal Aviation Administration is changing the way we travel by air. Houston is one of 21 cities in the country to be retooled with an aviation system, improving on-time flights and increase safety and fuel efficiency.

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New Ozone Standard

Posted on · A new air quality standard being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency will limit ozone pollution. The proposed rule is being welcomed by environment groups, medical communities and lawmakers. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Time and Patience for Thanksgiving Air Travel

Posted on · Houston airports are busy this Thanksgiving holiday. About 1.4-million passengers are expected to fly out of Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports during the 13-day travel period. The Transportation Security Administration is working with local airport officials on making this time as stress-free as possible. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Feds To Meet Thursday On Clean Air Guidelines

Posted on · A local environmental group will be part of a meeting Thursday. The EPA is leading to lay the groundwork for bringing the state's air pollution rules into compliance with the federal Clean Air Act. David Pitman has more.

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Getting Tough on Smog

Posted on · Now that the Environmental Protection Agency will reassess the nation's smog standards — one local environmentalist says the new standards will be better for health but tougher to attain. Laurie Johnson has more.

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EPA Says Houston Needs to Meet the FCAA

Posted on · The Environmental Protection Agency says it's not going to approve certain changes the state wants to make to its clean air act permitting program. The EPA says the changes Texas wants to adopt do not meet Federal Clean Air Act (FCAA) requirements that other states have to follow. David Pitman has more.