Tag Archives: TCEQ
After TCEQ refused to place smog monitors in Wise County, a local environmental group decided to take action.
How bad is the smog problem in Wise County? Situated just west of the Dallas-Fort Worth sprawl, Wise County is in the heart of the Barnett Shale gas patch and s...Read More
TCEQ has agreed to install an air monitor in a majority African-American neighborhood near the Beaumont Exxon refinery, but advocates say it’s too little, too late.
Reverend Roy Malveaux learned in the late 1990s that reporting the overwhelming rotten-egg smell coming from ExxonMobil’s Beaumont refinery was fruitless. Man...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
In 2011, Texas sued to block an EPA rule. Now nine Texas coal plants are facing more stringent regulations as a result.
Texas’ latest attempt to dodge federal pollution regulations appears to have backfired, as the Environmental Protection Agency is now pushing more stringe...Read More
White has a long record of siding with industrial polluters in Texas and holds some extreme views on matters of science.
Kathleen Hartnett White’s vote to allow construction of a new coal plant 150 miles south of Dallas was the final straw for environmental groups. Mayors and of...Read More
Michael Honeycutt said it'd be a "minor miracle" if he was selected for an EPA clean air panel, but he sent more than 100 emails asking for support, anyway....Read More
Locals called the environmental regulators' decision ‘unconscionable.’
Locals called the TCEQ's decision "unconscionable," saying that wastewater from the mine will pollute drinking water for Maverick County residents....Read More
The city said it needed local regulations to make up for lax TCEQ air quality enforcement, and without them, the already polluted air will simply get worse. ...Read More