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Recovery: West, Texas Rebuilds

Today is the one-year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion in the small town of West, Texas, which killed 15 people and injured an estimated 300.

Studies: Links Between Fracking and Smog Pollution Stronger Than State Claims

New research suggests that pollution from fracking contributes a much larger share of Dallas-Fort Worth’s smog problem than state officials have said.

Advocates, State Officials Fight Over Foster Care System Overhaul

Depending on whom you ask, Texas is either rushing to implement potentially disastrous changes to its foster care system or taking bold action to fix serious problems.

El Paso Abortion Clinic Remains Shut After Judge Withholds Relief

Judge Lee Yeakel said the legal fight over Texas’ new anti-abortion law would be resolved at the Supreme Court.