Oil sector advocates pushed hard against an ozone nonattainment designation, which would have required oilfield emissions reductions.
Dylan Baddour is an Austin writer for Inside Climate News. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, The Guardian, Reuters, VICE News, BBC, Al Jazeera and more. He previously worked for the Houston Chronicle.
Articles by Dylan Baddour
A century of enterprise brought the river to its brink. Now, authorities are “praying for a hurricane” as reservoirs dwindle and populations boom on both sides of the Mexico-Texas border.
Deepwater terminals in the Gulf would fuel output and growth despite the Biden administration's promises of steep emissions cuts.
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Leaders in the South Texas city are reluctant to impose substantial restrictions on watering lawns, even as nearby communities declare emergencies.
Reservoirs in the Rio Grande Valley are running dry—sparking emergency water conservation measures.
Fort Clark was founded to hunt the Indigenous peoples of South Texas. Lipan Apaches are challenging the myth that their tribe was wiped out.