Not Enough Oxygen - Scientists Predict Near-Record Gulf of Mexico 'Dead Zone'Each summer the Gulf of Mexico hosts a human-caused "dead zone" that kills off marine life and this year scientists are predicting a near-record sized area.
Environmental Report Says Texas Oil Boom Increasing Air Pollution LevelsThe death of a 16-year-old boy has heightened scrutiny of the U.S. government's ability to adequately care for the surge in migrant families and children crossing the border.
Trial To Determine If Government Liable For Harvey FloodingA trial started to determine if residents deserve compensation after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
Harris County Hires More Prosecutors After Huge Chemical Plant FiresOfficials in Harris County have approved the hiring of additional assistant district attorneys to prosecute environmental crimes following two major chemical plant fires.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry Talks About His Future, Gasoline PricesU.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said he's staying in the Trump administration. Perry's comments come after a report last week by Bloomberg News that he is planning to leave his post.
Texas Officials Ignore Dioxin Spread In Houston WaterwaysAn agreement has finally cleared the way for cleanup at a Superfund site in Texas known as the San Jacinto Waste Pits.
Texas Gains 3 Rigs As US Rig Count Rises To 1,008The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by five this week to 1,008.
EPA To Clean Up Toxic Site Damaged By Hurricane HarveyFederal environmental regulators have reached an agreement with the owners of a polluted toxic waste site in Texas that was damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Houston-Galveston Area Council 8-20-17Corey Dillon from 100.3 The Bull sits down with Erin Livingston from the Houston-Galveston Area Council to talk about the importance of recycling.
Grassroots for Change 3-20-16Carmen Contreras from HOT 95-7 sits down with Sarah Kelly (Sustainability Manager, University of Houston) and Jaime Gonzalez (Community Conservation Director, Katy Prairie Conservancy) to discuss the Grassroots for Change conservation challenge for Houston area universities.
Bayou Greenway Day 3-6-16Mike Meltser and Seth Payne from MAD Radio talk with Carter Stern (Event Co-Chairman, Bayou Greenway Day 2016) and Catherine Butsch (Communications Manager, Houston Parks Board) to discuss the background of the Houston Parks Board and get into Bayou Greenway Day 2016 coming up on March 26! Visit bayougreenwayday.org for more information.
People and Nature Conference 10-18-15Carmen Contreras from HOT 95-7 sits down with Jay Crossley from Houston Tomorrow and Jaime Gonzalez of the Katy Prairie Conservancy to discuss their upcoming joint venture: the People and Nature Conference. They talk about the extensive work each organization does for the community, and the inception of the idea to work together. The conference is from October 20-22. Visit peopleandnatureconference.org for more information.
How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-FriendlyJune is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration's toll on the environment, and for many couples, that's a big concern.
Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer RetiringEnvironmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.
Think Green Thursdays: Benefits Of Using Reusable BagsDid 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.