Posts Tagged ‘environmental protection agency’
Downwinders at Risk director Jim Schermbeck is asking EPA to reject Texas' ozone plan for North Texas.

What Air Pollution?

Environmental groups are asking EPA to reject Texas’ air pollution plan for Fort Worth.
Edward Brown @ejb0017
By 2018, the air quality in North Texas is projected to be among the worst in the country. That’s according to a recent ozone study by the Environmental Protection Agency. And we won’t be alone. Baltimore, Houston, and New ...



Peter Gorman
So there’s water contamination near fracking sites, but no provable connection between the two? That’s what two different June studies are saying. The industry is all over this, of course, claiming that they prove that hydr...

Ruggiero: Thyne’s findings won’t be a game changer “until more scientists come forward with proof that the water wells are being contaminated by drilling.” Anna Routh-Barzian


A geologist says the evidence leads directly from polluted water wells to fracking activity.
A geologist who has spent years studying the effects of natural gas drilling on water sources said last week that he has “no doubt” that Range Resources gas drilling activity has contaminated the Trinity Aquifer, ruining se...


Creation Care

Are religious groups finally gaining momentum on climate change?
There was a moment, Melissa Ashmore is sure of it, when the officials from the Environmental Protection Agency started paying attention. It was the moment she began talking about Jesus. The Environmental Protection Agency had c...

Are the stars aligning for renewable energy in Texas?

Serious about Solar

Are the stars aligning for renewable energy in Texas?
North Texas, along with the rest of the country, is in the midst of yet another summer of record-breaking heat. The demand on the state’s electrical grid is so heavy that regulators around the country are worried about overlo...