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Erin Douglas, The Texas Tribune

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Erin Douglas is the environment reporter for the Texas Tribune.

Rural Texas Was Meant To Get 10% Of State Bonds For Water Projects. It’s...

Rural areas of Texas receive only a fraction of a percent of bonds for state water plan projects, far less than what...

Wildfire Risk Remains High For Much Of Texas In The Days Ahead, Fire Officials...

Much of Texas is at an elevated risk of wildfires this weekend and early next week because of higher-than-usual temperatures and a...

Earthquakes in Texas Doubled in 2021. Scientists Cite Years of Oil Companies Injecting Sludgy...

MIDLAND — One local said it sounded like a pickup truck had rammed into the side of their house. Another said it...

Texas grid vulnerable to blackouts during severe winter weather, even with new preparations, ERCOT...

Electricity outages in Texas could occur this winter if the state experiences a cold snap that forces many power plants offline at...

“People Have Already Died”: In Houston, Residents Demand Relief From Chronic Pollution During EPA...

HOUSTON — When Brenda Compton, 73, was a child living in a tight-knit Black neighborhood of northeast Houston, the smell of chemicals...

Top U.S. Environmental Regulator to Visit Houston Neighborhoods Where Black and Latino Residents Bear...

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan will visit Houston on Friday as part of a weeklong tour of neighborhoods across the South...

Climate Change Is Making Texas Hotter, Threatening Public Health, Water Supply and the State’s...

Climate change has made the Texas heat worse, with less relief as nighttime temperatures warm, a report from the state’s climatologist published...

Texas Regulators Want to Prepare the State’s Electricity Grid for Extreme Weather. But That’s...

When Public Utility Commissioner Lori Cobos pressed the state’s climatologist on how to account for extreme weather in strengthening Texas’ electricity grid,...

Greater Disparities to Emerge in Texas As Unemployment Benefits, Protections Against Evictions and Utility...

Rush hour traffic has returned, and downtown bars are loud, crowded and rowdy again. But the easing of the COVID-19 pandemic also...

How the Texas Legislature Could Change the State’s Power Grid This Session

State lawmakers are close to passing sweeping legislation to overhaul the state’s power grid following the disastrous and deadly winter storm in...

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