Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Trains stopped on tracks has made traffic a nightmare at times in Houston’s East End. A plan to build underpasses aims to help. We discuss why such transportation improvements often take so long and are so complicated.
Posted on · Concrete batch plants are where materials like cement, water, sand and rocks are combined and mixed together to make concrete. They’re also a source of harmful air pollution.
Posted on · If approved, the proposed plant would be located just west of Channelview and would emit particulate matter into the surrounding area.
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.
Posted on · The Sunset Commission outlined several recommendations regarding the TCEQ's public perception and its perceived lack of transparency.
Posted on · Representatives from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality heard testimony from several community members who were concerned about the potential pollution from the facility.
Posted on · The proposed plant is near residential homes and a recently-built public park that accommodates kids and adults with disabilities.