Oil sector advocates pushed hard against an ozone nonattainment designation, which would have required oilfield emissions reductions.
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A new assessment from the agency downplays the risks of ethylene oxide, a known carcinogen.
A federal judge ruled that a “serial” polluter in Lavaca Bay can face more than $100 million in penalties.
Nearly 500,000 Texans Live in Communities with Contaminated Groundwater. Lawmakers Aren’t Doing Much About It.
Despite growing national concern about the health effects of “forever chemicals,” the state’s Congressional delegation has barely made a peep.
Cruz has studiously avoided confronting Trump. But when it came to helping oil refiners get a bigger share of the EPA's deregulatory spoils, the senator was more than willing to play hostage politics.
The EPA Told Texas to Crack Down on Dangerous Air Emissions in 2015. The State Never Did, and Now It Won’t Have to.
Trump’s EPA rescinded a rule that would have forced Texas to close a loophole exploited by industrial polluters in 97 percent of illegal emission events.
The controversial Supreme Court nominee has a track record of siding with industry interests over environmental protections.
A new report finds that 38 utilities in Texas are supplying water with radium levels above the legal limit.
Anne Idsal, a 34-year-old Baylor graduate whose family has long worked in GOP politics, said she’s unsure of the extent that humans impact climate change.
The Trump administration continues to scout Texas officials who’ve repeatedly attacked the very policies that they’re now charged with implementing.