TCEQ Expands Air Monitoring Following Hurricanes With $1M in New Tools

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has new tools for detecting airborne pollution following hurricanes and other disasters. Two...

Orphaned Texas Black Bear Cub Headed for History Books

A black bear cub named Flor is the first Texas bear to go through rehabilitation. The 10-month old cub was orphaned last...

Rare and Endangered Whooping Cranes Return to the Texas Coast

The tallest bird in America, the rare and endangered whooping crane, is returning to the Texas coast, as they do every year...

Texas’ Failure to Ban Plastic Bags is Stressing the Environment

It doesn’t take 20/20 “environmental” vision to see that the Texas landscape is choking on plastic. Just look left-to-right while driving, and...

Oil Industry Outlook Still Grim — Especially in Texas

Texas has been hit especially hard by the economic downturn since the start of the coronavirus pandemic thanks to a catastrophic drop...

Fighting Climate Change Is an Act of Faith for These Texans

Spurred by rising tides and temperatures, Texas’ religious leaders are leveraging the power of faith and community to reshape the way Texans...

Cute Goats Are Helping with Yard Work at Houston Arboretum

They do a good job, and they are cute.  More than 100 goats from Rent-a-Ruminant Texas, an eco-friendly, vegetation...

Abandoned Oil Wells May Cost Texas Taxpayers $117B

About 783,000 unplugged oil wells across Texas have been abandoned by their owners, according to a new report by Carbon Tracker, a...

Butterflies on the Move in Central Texas

Have you noticed the many butterflies fluttering around right now? You aren’t alone. This time of year the American snout butterflies are...

Will Hurricane Delta Hit or Miss Texas?

All eyes are on Hurricane Delta, which pelted the beautiful beaches of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula with flooding and major wind damage.

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