Tag Archives: pollution
Past administrations aimed to use the regulation to reduce haze-causing pollution in the Big Bend and Guadalupe Mountains national parks.
In a gift to the struggling coal industry, a new air pollution rule finalized by the EPA will allow Texas coal plants to emit almost twice as much sulfur dioxid...Read More
The nonprofit San Antonio Bay Estuarine Waterkeeper and an environmental activist are suing to stop Formosa Plastics from discharging plastic pellets into nearby bays and estuaries.
For the last year and a half, Bobby Lindsey and other volunteers with the San Antonio Bay Estuarine Waterkeeper have collected more than 1,600 clusters of BB-si...Read More
Shortening the comment period by 15 days could burden citizens and reduce their opportunity to participate in the permitting process.
Legal experts say the move, carried out at an industry association's request, will hinder Texans' ability to engage in the process....Read More
Lowlights include failing to track chemical spills during floods and rejecting the link between earthquakes and fracking.
Thanks to investigative reporting, this year we learned of new ways the powerful in this state are messing with Texas. From failing to oversee toxic waste injec...Read More
Searchable tool places 2.3 million Texans within a half mile of potentially hazardous oil and gas operations.
A new searchable app lets Texans find out how close their homes, schools and hospitals are to some of the state's worst polluters: the oil and gas industry....Read More
The Austin Environmental Justice group is working to bring diversity to an environmental movement sometimes suffering from "savior syndrome."...Read More
A new 47-page report from Earthworks takes a sobering look at the potential health risks from fracking-related air pollution in Karnes County, one of the epicen...Read More
Mauricio Blanco has made a life on the Texas coast as an oysterman, though drought and pollution make it harder to earn a living every year....Read More
Tonight, the Texas Observer’s own Melissa del Bosque will moderate a free public forum in Houston called “The True Cost of Environmental Justice.” At issu...Read More