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$134M Proposed for Oil Spill Recovery

$134M Proposed for Oil Spill Recovery

State and federal officials overseeing $1 billion provided by BP PLC to spur recovery from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Monday that they're proposing another 10 projects totaling $134 million. Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Senator: Decade-Old Gulf Oil Leak is 'Unacceptable'

Senator: Decade-Old Gulf Oil Leak is 'Unacceptable'

A U.S. senator from Florida is pressing federal officials to disclose data about a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf... Read »

Apr 17, 2015
Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported. Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Students Plant 50 Trees in Richardson

Students Plant 50 Trees in Richardson

Richardson ISD students teamed up with the State Farm Youth Advisory Board and the Texas Trees Foundation to plant... Watch »

Apr 4, 2015
Plan Approved to Improve Galveston Beaches

Plan Approved to Improve Galveston Beaches

Officials in Galveston have approved a plan to spend $41 million to improve the Southeast Texas island city's two... Read »

Mar 21, 2015
Big Thaw Has People Thinking 'Spring Flowers'

Big Thaw Has People Thinking 'Spring Flowers'

Thursday’s snow nearly disappeared in North Texas Friday, turning thoughts to spring flowers and how to revive... Watch »

Mar 6, 2015
Fracking Water Recycling Upped

Fracking Water Recycling Upped

Texas' three railroad commissioners say that oil and gas operators statewide are recycling more water than ever... Read »

Feb 23, 2015

"It's a Completely Different World": Antartica's Scientists Study...

Scientists say the pristine, undisturbed icy continent can help us understand the early Earth — and where we might... Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
Lubbock Hopes for Dump Cleanup

Lubbock Hopes for Dump Cleanup

Lubbock officials are looking to state lawmakers for financial help to cleanup an abandoned recycling center the... Read »

Feb 15, 2015
Plan Calls for Expanding Gulf of Mexico Reef Sanctuary

Plan Calls for Expanding Gulf of Mexico Reef Sanctuary

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration wants to enlarge the Flower Garden Banks National Marine... Read »

Feb 7, 2015
New Wind Energy Solution at UNT

New Wind Energy Solution at UNT

Researchers hope the new wind turbine being tested at UNT’s Discovery Park will prove quieter, more efficient, and... Watch »

Aug 13, 2014
Federal Hearing on Texas Oil Spill Resumes

Federal Hearing on Texas Oil Spill Resumes

The captain of a tugboat whose barges collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel in March says the... Read »

Jun 3, 2014
Feds Reach $5.15 Billion Settlement Over Mining Cleanup

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. 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
 

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