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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

Tuesday, Mar 25, 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 homebuyers.

Wednesday, Jun 19, 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 bags to dispose of their recycling.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Saturday, Apr 27, 2013

8th Annual Fort Worth Prairie Fest

8th Annual Fort Worth Prairie Fest

Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area organized Prairie Fest to raise awareness of a rare example of a native Fort Worth prairie.

Friday, Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Monday, Aug 13, 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.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 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.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

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White House to No Longer Contest Texas' Voter ID Law: Lawyer
White House to No Longer Contest Texas' Voter ID Law: Lawyer

An attorney for a voting rights group says President Donald Trump's administration has told her that the federal government no longer plans to challenge Texas' strict voter ID law.

Trump to Propose $54B Defense Spending Hike: White House
Trump to Propose $54B Defense Spending Hike: White House

The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. White House budget officials outlined the information during a telephone call with reporters given on condition of anonymity. The budget officials on the call ignored requests to put the briefing on the record, even though Trump decried on Friday the use of anonymous sources by the media. Trump's defense budget and spending levels for domestic agency operating budgets will be revealed in a partial submission to Congress next month, with proposals on taxes and other programs coming later.

US Supreme Court Refuses Appeals From 3 on Death Row
US Supreme Court Refuses Appeals From 3 on Death Row

The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to review appeals of three Texas death row inmates, including one who pleaded guilty to a triple slaying in South Texas.

One Dead, Two Others Injured in Fort Worth Crash
One Dead, Two Others Injured in Fort Worth Crash

A rollover crash in Fort Worth Sunday night left one person dead and two others injured, officials said.