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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 less... 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 charging... 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 a... 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 state... 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
TX Leaders Discuss Policies at Energy Summit

TX Leaders Discuss Policies at Energy Summit

State leaders and private-sector energy experts will meet at the Irving Energy Summit to discuss developing Texas'... Read »

Jul 19, 2012
Texas Judge Rules Atmosphere, Air Public Trust

Texas Judge Rules Atmosphere, Air Public Trust

A Texas judge has ruled the atmosphere and the air must be protected for public use just like water. Read »

Jul 11, 2012
Urban Gardening Takes Root in Denton

Urban Gardening Takes Root in Denton

A Denton resident has turned his passion for urban agriculture into a business and is teaching others to do the... Watch »

Jun 19, 2012
Battery Recycling Plant Agrees to Close

Battery Recycling Plant Agrees to Close

A Frisco battery recycling plant has reached a tentative $45 million deal with the city that would see the facility... Watch »

May 31, 2012
Group Gives Air in 3 Counties Failing Grade

Group Gives Air in 3 Counties Failing Grade

The American Lung Association says Denton, Dallas and Tarrant counties fail its air quality exam. Watch »

Apr 30, 2012
Saving Trees in Grand Prairie

Saving Trees in Grand Prairie

Hundreds of Grand Prairie elementary school students celebrated the city's 28th year as Tree City USA participant. Watch »

Apr 27, 2012
Water Conservation Gardens Blossom in Carrollton

Water Conservation Gardens Blossom in Carrollton

The City of Carrollton is building two water conservation gardens to show how landscaping can save water. Watch »

Apr 26, 2012
Local Electronic Recycling Programs Growing

Local Electronic Recycling Programs Growing

With technology taking the world by storm, it's no wonder the fastest growing segment of the recycling world is... Watch »

Apr 26, 2012
Artist Decorates Storm Drains in Denton

Artist Decorates Storm Drains in Denton

An artist is decorating storm drains in Denton to draw attention to water issues in the city. Watch »

Apr 26, 2012
 

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