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Can Texas Oil Money Stop a Blue Gusher?

The PACs responsible for defending GOP majorities in the U.S. House and Senate are already gushing with money from Lone Star energy giants.

In June 2017, Tesoro Corp., a major oil refiner based in San Antonio, bought El Paso-based Western Refining for $5.8 billion and rebranded itself as Andeavor, b...Read More

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In the Name of Our Ancestors

Against the odds, indigenous activists take on an international coal mining firm.

Against the odds, indigenous activists take on an international coal mining firm near Eagle Pass, saying the state is putting profits before native peoples....Read More

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TCEQ Chairman: Reducing Smog Will Make Texans Sick

The head of the state’s environmental agency told lawmakers that lowering ozone levels will harm, rather than help, Texans.

The environmental agency head told lawmakers that lowering ozone levels will not improve public health in Texas, contrary to decades of scientific research....Read More

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