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Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Apr 22, 2017

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

In a classroom in Dallas, Texas, a teacher tells her students that climate change is a natural phenomenon. Meanwhile her counterpart in Queens, New York, presents evidence to the contrary.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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