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Saturday, Mar 21, 2015 at 07:47 PM CDT

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 largest beaches.

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 07:12 PM CST

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 winter beaten yards.

Monday, Feb 23, 2015 at 06:09 PM CST

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 before.

Friday, Feb 20, 2015 at 04:18 PM CST

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

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

Sunday, Feb 15, 2015 at 04:26 PM CST

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 city has considered a blight on one of the Plains city's main gateways.

Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 at 05:52 PM CST

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 Sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico from 56 square miles to cover 280 square miles.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 06:36 PM CDT

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 more cost effective than current consumer wind options.

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014 at 01:03 PM CDT

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 larger vessel increased its speed in foggy conditions and she couldn't turn quickly to...

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 06:43 AM CDT

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. for the cleanup of thousands of long-contaminated sites nationwide.

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 05:08 PM CDT

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 homebuyers.

 

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