Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo

Harris County

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo explains evolving stance on toxic wastewater shipments from Ohio

Posted on · The county's top elected official says she has "no regrets" about her initial pushback regarding toxic wastewater shipments to the Houston area in the aftermath of a cargo train derailment in Ohio.

Houston Matters

New Recycling Contract, And Dumping Hazardous Waste Into Sewers: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of The Week’s News

Posted on · From the city’s new recycling contract, to a company being accused of dumping hazardous waste into the sewer system, our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news.

Houston Matters

What Should Be Done with the San Jacinto Waste Pits?

Posted on · The San Jacinto Waste Pits are an area on the eastern edge of Houston near the San Jacinto River where chemical waste was deposited decades ago. The Environmental Protection Agency has deemed the waste pits a Superfund site, a federally designated hazardous waste site. Some residents of neighboring communities believe chemicals from the site are […]

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