EPA Finds Harvey Damage At Houston Superfund SiteThe Environmental Protection Agency is ordering companies responsible for cleaning up a Houston Superfund site flooded during Hurricane Harvey to immediately address damage to a protective cap and subsequent high levels of waste material detected in a sediment sample from the site.
South Texas Residents Cough, Rub Eyes In Harvey Pollution SpikePetrochemical corridor residents say air that is bad enough on normal days got worse as Harvey crashed into the nation's fourth-largest city and then yielded the highest ozone pollution so far this year anywhere in Texas.
Harvey's Floodwaters Are Foul Mix Of Sewage & ChemicalsHarvey's filthy floodwaters pose significant dangers to human safety and the environment, even after water levels drop far enough that southeast Texas residents need no longer fear for their lives, according to experts.
Outdoor Show: Sun Nov 13The Captains welcome Scott Jones from the Galveston Bay Foundation to talk about the toxic waste clean up. Lots of great info you won't hear anywhere else.
Top 7 Houseplants For Clean AirAir purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate PlanHouse Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to "revisit" how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
US Mayors To Vote On Climate Change ResolutionU.S. mayors gathered in Texas will decide whether to endorse a call for cities to use nature to fight the effects of climate change.
EPA Shifts Greenhouse Gas Permitting To Texas The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency gave Texas authority over greenhouse gas permitting on Tuesday, ending a long, often bitter battle between the federal agency and the state.