The Austin City Council has approved a ban on disposable plastic and paper bags at checkout counters for retailers.
The city of Carrollton is installing two solar power systems at a cost of more than $512,000.
A Wylie man has invented a machine that turns polluting materials such as plastic bags and Styrofoam into building blocks.
A Central Texas sinkhole that's grown to about 20-feet deep has offered researchers a way to study runoff into the Edwards Aquifer.
ERCOT to add power generation, transmission lines to ease strain on power grid.
3,000 households in Arlington will soon begin using 65-gallon carts for recycling material instead of the current 22-gallon bins.
A Texas Senate committee will examine how current and future drought conditions might hurt the state's capacity to generate electricity and could leave some areas without enough power.
The North Texas Municipal Water District will meet to discuss implementing stage four water restrictions April 1, 2012.
With the drought predicted to last through next summer, the city is trying to save as much water as possible.
Denton Municipal Electric examines homes and finds small ways to make them more energy efficient.