Formosa Plastics Corp. was recently fined more than $20,000 for not reporting by deadline that it had released contaminants into the air in 2015 and for failing to prevent a similar release the following year.
PORT LAVACA – Residents puzzled this week over why white shrimp weren’t as plentiful in Lavaca Bay this year as they have been in years past.
The Environmental Protection Agency under President Donald Trump recently proposed regulations that are more coal-friendly, but experts predict it will only temporarily extend the industry’s lifespan.
Victoria County commissioners approved a burn ban Monday that prohibits outdoor burning in unincorporated areas of the county because of unusually dry conditions that could make fires prone to spreading.
A company en route to Formosa Plastics Corporation’s Point Comfort plant pulled into a Texas Department of Transportation weigh station in Calhoun County on Thursday morning and emptied its truck of any remaining plastic pellets before getting more from Formosa.
Victoria is requiring its residents to limit nonessential, outdoor water use to certain hours of the day as a summerlong drought continues and leaves the Guadalupe River below normal levels.
A nonprofit is back where it was before Hurricane Harvey temporarily downed its efforts to conserve the world’s only self-sustaining population of whooping cranes.
A handful of people met Thursday to discuss Arenosa Creek in Victoria County, which has slightly elevated levels of a type of bacteria that can make people sick.
The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority announced Tuesday that it hired Nathan Pence to be executive manager of environmental science and community affairs.
A group announced Wednesday its creation and invited the public to join it in preserving and protecting the natural resources of the Lavaca Bay estuarine system and its tributaries.
Victoria’s air quality has dropped to a moderate rating because of an influx of dust from the Sahara Desert in Africa, according to city officials.
Within a few days, San Antonio Bay Partnership Chair Allan Berger picked up an award from the San Antonio River Authority and saw the opening of a paddling trail.