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Feds Reach $5.15 Billion Settlement Over Mining Cleanup
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Feds Reach $5.15 Billion Settlement Over Mining Cleanup

The federal government announced Thursday that it reached a $5.15 billion settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. for the cleanup of thousands of long-contaminated sites nationwide. Read »

Apr 4, 2014
FW Begins Construction on Affordable Energy-Efficient Homes

FW Begins Construction on Affordable Energy-Efficient Homes

Construction began in southeast Fort Worth on new energy-efficient homes for first-time low and moderate income... Watch »

Mar 25, 2014

Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution

Click to see some fascinating images of air pollution throughout the US from the 1920s to the 1970s. View »

Mar 25, 2014
Google Invests $75M More in Texas Wind Farms

Google Invests $75M More in Texas Wind Farms

Google Inc. will invest $75 million more in Texas wind farms as the tech giant expands its renewable energy... Read »

Jan 15, 2014
Oil, Gas Drillers Turn to Water Recycling

Oil, Gas Drillers Turn to Water Recycling

Drillers have found a way to get by with much less water -- they recycle it using systems that not long ago they may... Read »

Nov 11, 2013
Microsoft Inks 20 Year Deal for Texas Wind Power

Microsoft Inks 20 Year Deal for Texas Wind Power

Microsoft Corp. has entered a 20-year deal to buy power from a new wind farm in Texas. Read »

Nov 4, 2013
Nation's Largest Wind Farm May Build in Texas

Nation's Largest Wind Farm May Build in Texas

A Dallas-based wind-power developer has proposed an array of as many as 650 wind turbines for 190 square miles of... Read »

Sep 25, 2013
Dallas College Turns Football Field Into Urban Farm

Dallas College Turns Football Field Into Urban Farm

What was once Paul Quinn College’s football field is now a farm providing fresh fruits and vegetables in Dallas. "My... Watch »

Aug 11, 2013
Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they... Watch »

Aug 5, 2013
Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. The... Watch »

Jul 17, 2013
State to Sell Pristine Prairie Near Fort Worth

State to Sell Pristine Prairie Near Fort Worth

The General Land Office is scheduled the sale of what community activists say one of the few patches of remaining... Read »

Jul 15, 2013
94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the weather. The most recent... Read »

Jul 25, 2013
Recycling Older Gadgets

Recycling Older Gadgets

In the last three years, the number of people who say they recycle their electronics jumped from less than... Watch »

Jun 21, 2013
Burleson to Accept Blue Bags in Recycling Effort

Burleson to Accept Blue Bags in Recycling Effort

On Monday, the Burleson City Council approved an amendment to allow residents to use translucent blue plastic... Read »

Jun 19, 2013
Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Modeled after the way plants cells expand and shrink in the sun, bioengineers at UC Berkeley have created a new gel... Watch »

Jun 5, 2013
Teen Invents Quick-Charging Device

Teen Invents Quick-Charging Device

A California high school student, Eesha Khare, has created a new type of "supercapacitor." The San Jose... Watch »

Jun 4, 2013
Kevin Fowler Promotes Texas Water Conservation

Kevin Fowler Promotes Texas Water Conservation

Texas Parks and Wildlife is launching a campaign to promote water conservation this summer. Read »

Jun 4, 2013
Used Car Market Changing

Used Car Market Changing

Sales of used cars are down, but that's not the case for "certified pre-owned" vehicles. NBC's Chris... Watch »

May 20, 2013
Tobacco as the Next Biofuel

Tobacco as the Next Biofuel

Biofuel researchers at UC Berkeley may keep the world-wide tobacco industry from going up in smoke. Scientists... Watch »

May 20, 2013
Arlington to Roll Out New Recycling Carts

Arlington to Roll Out New Recycling Carts

Beginning Monday, Arlington will roll out 65-gallon recycling carts, replacing the 22-gallon bins residents... Watch »

May 14, 2013
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