The average temperature in Texas last year was 2.8 degrees Fahrenheit above average.
At least the summer wasn’t too brutal. Other than a merely somewhat-above-average summer, 2017 proved to be another record-breaking year of weather extremes i...Read More
A new report finds that 38 utilities in Texas are supplying water with radium levels above the legal limit.
Water in the small Central Texas town of Brady has the highest radium levels in the state — almost double the legal limit set by the EPA, according to a new r...Read More
Big chicken gets bigger in East Texas.
One of the world’s poultry heavyweights is expanding in East Texas, and rural landowners concerned about the stench and pollution have a message for the compa...Read More
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.
When the Trump administration announced the appointment of Anne Idsal as the new regional EPA administrator, Adrian Shelley, the director of Public Citizen Texa...Read More
Doug Domenech, Kathleen Hartnett White and Susan Combs have ties to the Texas Public Policy Foundation and have been picked for prominent positions in the Trump administration.
At a climate conference in Washington, D.C., about a month after the presidential election, Brooke Rollins was in a celebratory mood. “We are winning, and a c...Read More
Democrats on the committee blasted her for her past comments on climate change and renewables and said she was “completely unqualified” for the position.
A U.S. Senate committee voted along party lines Wednesday to advance Kathleen Hartnett White’s nomination to the Council on Environmental Quality to the full ...Read More
Commissioners decided not to appoint a watermaster on the San Saba, a tributary of the Colorado that ran dry every summer from 2011 to 2015.
In the latest volley in a decade-long fight over water rights on the San Saba River in Central Texas, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has d...Read More
The move mirrors that of Rick Perry, who said humans were partially responsible for climate change at his hearing before reverting to denial after his confirmation.
Kathleen Hartnett White, the Trump administration’s nominee to the White House Council on Environmental Quality, backtracked on her controversial position on ...Read More
The Trump administration continues to scout Texas officials who’ve repeatedly attacked the very policies that they’re now charged with implementing.
The Trump administration’s continues to scout Texas officials who’ve repeatedly attacked the very policies that they’re now charged with implementing....Read More