Posted on · The meeting will take place tonight at 7 p.m. at Hampton Inn Houston I-10 East.
Posted on · When it comes to protecting your home or business from dangerous airborne chemicals, distance matters.
Posted on · Experts say Houston's air quality will likely take a hit due to a "moderate" amount of harmful particulate matter in the atmosphere.
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 · Air Alliance Houston's Jennifer Hadayia walks us through the permitting process for chemical plants.
Posted on · On Monday's show: Does public input make any difference on whether a chemical plant receives a new permit to operate, especially ones where major fires or other safety issues have occurred?
Posted on · Emergency crews began diverting runoff wastewater into the Houston Ship Channel over the weekend due to the "large amount of water required to control the fire," according to Shell.
Posted on · A report released Tuesday by the Environmental Integrity Project found that five industrial facilities in Harris County accounted for 45 of the 119 "excessive" emissions events reported to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality between September 2016 and August 2022. None was deemed to be a "chronic" polluter by the state agency.
Posted on · City officials say Houston’s drinking water remains safe to drink.
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 · Ozone pollution can irritate and inflame the lungs, making it harder to breathe. It’s especially harmful to people with lung diseases such as asthma.
Posted on · A local activist went before a judge, arguing for lower pollution limits on two new liquified natural gas facilities. The judge sided with him, but the state environmental agency sided with the companies.
Posted on · More than 100 people met with state environmental regulators Tuesday night, many of whom spoke out against the expansion of the Hawthorne Landfill.
Posted on · The Sunset Commission outlined several recommendations regarding the TCEQ's public perception and its perceived lack of transparency.
Posted on · State health officials have found higher than normal cancer rates in the area for both adults and children.