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An industry group and the General Land Office are asking a judge to stop the enforcement of a fracking ban approved Tuesday by voters in the town of Denton. (Photo by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Energy Group Asks Court To Halt Fracking Ban

An industry group and the General Land Office are asking a judge to stop the enforcement of a fracking ban approved Tuesday by voters in the town of Denton.

11/05/2014

File: Oil stained brown pelicans after BP oil spill. (Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Study: BP Oil Spill Caused Severe Damage To Wildlife On Sea Floor

A Texas A&M researcher says the BP oil spill did at least moderate damage to the tiny animals that live on the sea floor for about 57 square miles around the Macondo well, with severe damage covering about nine square miles.

09/25/2013

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Think Green Thursdays: Benefits Of Using Reusable Bags

Did you know that when “going green” with small steps, you are saving the environment in big ways? One such small step to make is to use reusable bags after going grocery shopping.

01/31/2013

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Think Green Thursdays: Simple Ways To ‘Go Green’ In Workplace

Did you know that with a few simple steps and changes at your workplace you can help your environment? “Going green” in the workplace can be effortless and even fun with a few simple changes to your daily routine.

01/24/2013

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EPA Proposes Approving Texas’ Clean Air Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed approving parts of Texas’ clean air plan, setting aside some of the issues that have long been points of contention.

06/07/2012

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5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.

04/09/2012

A Vulture perches on the fence next to the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center (Photo Credit: J. Schechter / Getty Images)

Forensics Study On Human Decomposition Focuses On Vultures

For more than five weeks, a woman’s body lay undisturbed in a secluded Texas field. Then a frenzied flock of vultures descended on the corpse and reduced it to a skeleton within hours.

03/08/2012

Tiger Prawn in a fish farm in Thailand (Photo credit: ROMEO GACAD / AFP / Getty Images)

Though Tasty, Gulf’s ‘Alien’ Shrimp Pose Disease Concern

It could be a plot line from a B-grade movie complete with men in rubber monster suits, grainy black and white film, and Fay Wray screaming in horror. However, it’s actually happening — with shrimp.

12/30/2011

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Breast Cancer Awareness For Men and Women

“Early detection is necessary to increase the odds of surviving breast cancer.” – Komen.org

CBS Houston–10/11/2011

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City’s Settlement Money Designated For Environmental Charities

Environmental penalties received from a local company will now be directed to two local entities.

08/23/2011

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