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EPA chief quarantining after exposure to someone who later tested positive for COVID-19

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler will quarantine after he was exposed [...]

10:06 pm, Dec 02, 2020

Hill E2 Wire Blog

New report highlights San Marcos as part of national roadmap to clean water

A nature-based street re-design in San Marcos reduced pollution to [...]

05:29 pm, Dec 02, 2020

EnvironmentTexas Org

A Path to Cleaner Water 2020

Investing in water infrastructure brings cleaner water to communities across [...]

04:33 pm, Dec 02, 2020

EnvironmentTexas Org

EPA Awards nearly $1.4 Million Grant to Improve and Protect Nevada’s Water Quality

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) [...]

05:00 am, Dec 01, 2020

EPA Water Feed

State of Alaska and Fairbanks North Star Borough receive $14.7 Million EPA grant to improve air quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $14.7 million in [...]

05:00 am, Nov 30, 2020

EPA Air Feed

EPA Grant Will Help Ohkay Owingeh Protect Water Quality

Media contacts: Jennah Durant or Joe Hubbard, R6Press@epa.gov or 214 [...]

05:00 am, Nov 19, 2020

EPA Texas Feed

Oil companies snag Gulf of Mexico waters for offshore drilling in last bid before Biden transition

The industry saw Wednesday’s auction as potentially the last opportunity [...]

08:12 pm, Nov 18, 2020

Texas Tribune - Energy Environment

U.S. EPA Recognizes Two Tribal Partners in New Mexico for Efforts to Reduce Waste and Recycle

DALLAS (Nov.17, 2020) –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized [...]

05:00 am, Nov 17, 2020

EPA Texas Feed

U.S. EPA Fire Response in Northern California: Update

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is [...]

04:00 am, Oct 23, 2020

EPA Waste Feed

Watch Out Almonds! Pecans Aim to Displace America’s Nut

This is a story of two nuts: the almond and [...]

04:39 pm, Nov 11, 2015

NPR Texas Enviro

Obama Rejected Keystone XL, But Crude Flows Through Southern Part of Project

President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline provoked cheers [...]

05:39 pm, Nov 09, 2015

NPR Texas Enviro

11/30 2:24 pm

General Motors (GM) announced on Monday that it would not be buying into the electric vehicle company Nikola and it […]

11/30 12:35 pm

European Union (EU) nations’ greenhouse gas emissions for 2019 were down 24 percent compared to the group of countries’ 1990 […]

11/30 12:15 pm

Ballinger City Manager Brian Frieda put out an announcement that Ballinger will enter Stage 1 of the Drought Contingency Plan. […]

11/29 7:14 am

A new Trump administration proposal that could push more banks to finance fossil fuel activities is creating divisions in conservative […]

11/28 9:55 pm

Peggy Watson noticed a few months ago that one of her neighbors was clearing his 78-acre plot of land. It […]

11/28 6:15 pm

They soon learned it could be a concrete batch plant to service the construction of Oak Hill Parkway, a Texas […]

11/28 4:45 pm

The KVUE Defenders asked TCEQ how it allows this and it told us in part: “TCEQ has initiated enforcement against […]

11/28 3:54 pm

Twelve years ago, a report from TCEQ identified 122 miles of the Lower San Antonio River as “impaired,” a designation […]

11/28 3:56 am

Region 6 is requesting comments on and will hold a public hearing for the State of Texas’ application for National […]

11/27 9:44 pm

Abut 6,000 gallons of liquid vapor, mostly butadiene, escaped from one of the processing towers at the TPC plant in […]

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