Tag Archives: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
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
Emissions from the oil and gas industry will be responsible for a number of negative health effects in 2025, according to the environmental group Clean Air Task Force.
Emissions from the oil and gas industry will be responsible for a number of negative health effects in 2025, according to the environmental group Clean Air Task...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
In a letter sent to three state agencies on Wednesday, El Paso State Senator José Rodríguez demanded an explanation for the “apparent lack of response” to...Read More
Earlier this month, a federal appeals court dealt Corpus Christi residents a harsh blow, overturning the criminal conviction of Citgo Petroleum Corp. for violat...Read More
Several Texas lawmakers are proposing changes that would make it even more difficult for citizens and environmentalists to challenge pollution permits....Read More
New research suggests that pollution from fracking contributes a much larger share of Dallas-Fort Worth’s smog problem than state officials have said. ...Read More
An eight-month investigation of fracking-related air pollution in Texas' Eagle Ford Shale finds that vulnerable citizens remain exposed to toxic emissions....Read More
Because of a little-noticed state law, Gulf Chemical, one of the state's most brazen polluters, got a slap on the wrist for serious environmental blunders. ...Read More