Energy & Environment

Gulfton is one of Houston’s warmest neighborhoods. A new nature-based plan aims to change that

Posted on · Areas like Gulfton that have a lot of concrete and little greenspace can get significantly hotter than other neighborhoods across Harris County. A new plan aims to help change that by bringing more greenspace to the neighborhood.

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.

Port Arthur Wind Laura

Business

FedNat insolvency puts Gulf Coast property owners at risk of losing insurance coverage

Posted on · The Florida-based company, which is licensed in Texas, has about 1,000 policyholders in Harris County or along the Texas Gulf Coast. Impacted customers can seek windstorm and hail damage coverage through the TWIA.