W.A. Parish Plant

Energy & Environment

Chemical exposure at Houston-area power plant sends six workers to hospital

Posted on · An ongoing cleanup operation in a fire-damaged unit at the W.A. Parish Generating Station in Fort Bend County is suspended pending the completion of an investigation into Thursday's chemical exposure, according to NRG Energy.

Houston Matters

The market for liquified natural gas, and Fort Bend Co. Judge KP George (June 14, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: What a recent explosion and plant shutdown means for liquified natural gas prices, and Fort Bend County Judge KP George answers your questions. Plus: Recent developments in consumer technology and the Houston filmmakers behind a new western.

Houston Matters

Two Years into the pandemic, and Fort Bend County Judge KP George (March 15, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We reflect on where things stand two years after the COVID-19 pandemic began in earnest in Greater Houston, and Fort Bend County Judge KP George discusses issues affecting his county and answers your questions.

Houston Matters

Colleges look to contain COVID as classes resume (Jan. 11, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: How local colleges and universities are dealing with the omicron surge, and a conversation with Harris County Attorney Christian Menefee about a new hiring policy and several lawsuits the county is involved in.