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Program Hopes to Clean Up River Trash

Program Hopes to Clean Up River Trash

This week's rain revealed trash along the Trinity River once again, but a new litter program hopes to clean up that... Watch »

Feb 22, 2013
Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

With all of the gas prices rising there are ways to reduce how much gas you consume. Chris Clackum reports. Watch »

Feb 22, 2013
McKinney Brewery Powers Itself

McKinney Brewery Powers Itself

A McKinney brewing company is using new, environmentally friendly technology to draft its signature beverage. Watch »

Feb 15, 2013
New Trees Head to Scorched Bastrop

New Trees Head to Scorched Bastrop

Thousands of pine seedlings grown at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center are being packed up and shipped... Read »

Feb 7, 2013
D.C. Has The Worst Traffic

D.C. Has The Worst Traffic

Washington, D.C. has the worst traffic congestion in the nation, according to a new report from the Texas... Watch »

Feb 5, 2013
Aging Levees Could Soon Fail

Aging Levees Could Soon Fail

Nearly one in four of the nation's levee systems evaluated by the federal government are deemed to be... Watch »

Jan 17, 2013
Caught On Cam: Dolphin Stampede

Caught On Cam: Dolphin Stampede

Whale watchers were treated to an incredible sight off the coast of Dana Point, California as hundreds dolphins put... Watch »

Jan 9, 2013
Winter Wind Credited With Record Power Generation

Winter Wind Credited With Record Power Generation

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas said winter winds that brought low temperatures also contributed to a wind... Read »

Jan 2, 2013
Oil Rig Runs Aground in Alaska

Oil Rig Runs Aground in Alaska

A Shell drilling ship ran ashore during rough conditions near Kodiak, Alaska following failed attempts to tow... Watch »

Jan 2, 2013
Plano Teen Again Makes Forbes List

Plano Teen Again Makes Forbes List

An 18-year-old college student is gaining more national attention for his work involving renewable energy. Watch »

May 15, 2013
Saving Denton's Tree Canopy

Saving Denton's Tree Canopy

City leaders say the tree canopy in Denton is smaller than the national standard, and they want to buy property... Watch »

Oct 26, 2012
Getting Your Yard Ready For Winter

Getting Your Yard Ready For Winter

NBC 5's Lindsay Wilcox talks with Texas Agrilife Specialist Dotty Woodson about getting your lawn ready for... Watch »

Oct 21, 2012
Denton Raises Green for Greenbelt

Denton Raises Green for Greenbelt

Greenfest aims to raise money and awareness for the North Texas Greenbelt Corridor. Watch »

Sep 27, 2012
Electric Cars Get Faster Charging Stations

Electric Cars Get Faster Charging Stations

Two of the parking spaces for electric and hybrid vehicles at an Irving library recently got faster... Watch »

Sep 4, 2012
Plastic Bags Could Get Boot From Big D

Plastic Bags Could Get Boot From Big D

On Tuesday, Dallas city leaders are scheduled to discuss banning plastic bags in stores. Watch »

Aug 13, 2012
Garden Beds Stolen in East Fort Worth

Garden Beds Stolen in East Fort Worth

A group of East Fort Worth volunteers are asking for your help to find stolen garden beds that are part of... Watch »

Aug 14, 2012
Arlington Considers Larger Recycling Bins

Arlington Considers Larger Recycling Bins

Arlington is considering curbing its 22-gallon recycling bins for new 65-gallon bins on wheels. Watch »

Aug 7, 2012
Luminant Loses Appeal of EPA Oversight

Luminant Loses Appeal of EPA Oversight

The largest power generator in the state lost an appellate court challenge over federal supervision of... Read »

Jul 30, 2012
Judge Blocks Air Permit for Power Plant

Judge Blocks Air Permit for Power Plant

A state judge has struck down a state air permit for a planned coal-fired power plant on the Texas coast. Read »

Jul 26, 2012
Sale Set for Oil and Gas Leases Off Texas Coast

Sale Set for Oil and Gas Leases Off Texas Coast

The Department of the Interior will offer more than 20 million acres off the Texas coast for oil and gas exploration... Read »

Jul 23, 2012
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