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At Odds Over Air Quality

Posted on · Texas Governor Rick Perry wants the federal government to stop what he calls a "power grab" by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA and the state are at odds over the way Texas issues emissions permits which the government claims does not comply with the Federal Clean Air Act. Pat Hernandez has more.

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War of Words Continues Over Texas Clean Air Rules

Posted on · The war of words continues between the Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Governor Rick Perry. The fight is over threats by the EPA that it will take over the state's clean air permitting process if things don't change. Wendy Siegle reports.

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Hispanic Activists Cry Foul Over New EPA Rules

Posted on · Hispanic activists are crying foul at the Obama Administration over its new greenhouse gas emission rules likely to go into effect next year. They say the rules — which would tax fossil fuels and impose new fees on Texas businesses — could further devastate the state's poorest minority communities. Sara Sciammacco reports from Washington.

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EPA To Require Greenhouse Gas Emission Data

Posted on · For the first time, starting next year, the nation's biggest greenhouse gas emitters will be required to collect data on their emissions and report them to the Environmental Protection Agency. It's the first step toward what could be new regulations and a better understanding of where most of the pollution is coming from. Jack Williams reports.