A report from the fencelines in the booming Southeast Texas petrochemical corridor.
Some areas are starting the year with low water reserves, and forecasters don’t expect substantial relief from the weather.
Environmental lawyers say the state watchdog agency lets polluters escape regulation through legal loopholes.
Pollution from the energy sector has impacted soil, contaminated water resources and killed wildlife while the state resists new regulations.
A judge reversed a 2022 decision by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality which involved its controversial “one-mile rule” to deny hearing requests.
Declaring an endangered species officially gone can take decades.
Half of the fish in the Mission-Aransas Estuary vocalize. One scientist is dedicated to recording and decoding their thumps, pops, and other sounds.
Judges argued that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality illegally enabled Port Arthur LNG to avoid air pollution control requirements.
The U.S. market—and seafood processors’ freezers—are overflowing with cheap farm-raised imports.
Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian wants the Board of Education to reject accurate descriptions of environmental science in school books.