Oil sector advocates pushed hard against an ozone nonattainment designation, which would have required oilfield emissions reductions.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
New technology and methods may help clean up the cement and concrete industries—two of Texas’ most conspicuous polluters.
As part of a Sunset Commission review, Texans are calling out the state agency for failing to address environmental injustices.
An environmental watchdog submitted evidence of dozens of violations, but the state’s environmental agency rarely followed up.
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.
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Trump’s EPA rescinded a rule that would have forced Texas to close a loophole exploited by industrial polluters in 97 percent of illegal emission events.
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.
'This is not a pro-life amendment, this is a pro-birth amendment. After that you’re on your own,' one Democrat said.