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State Rep. Geanie Morrison recently filed a bill to remove Victoria County from a list of counties affected by air quality issues.

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Researchers are using satellites to see how much flaring is occurring in the Eagle Ford Shale region rather than solely relying on data reported by industry to the state.

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Jeremy Conkle is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. The name of the department in which he works was incorrect in a story on Page A1 Monday. In the photo that accompanied the story, Ronnie Hamrick, a mem…

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In the backup area behind the new ocelot exhibit at the Texas Zoo, a baby ocelot and its mother are getting to know each other.

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The smoke that billowed from tanks that caught fire Monday afternoon in DeWitt County likely contained hundreds of toxic byproducts of the oil and gas industry, environmental advocates said Tuesday.

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The Matagorda Bay Foundation has hired its first executive director, an important step toward growing its environmental stewardship, advocacy, education and community support.

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Formosa released more than 1 million pounds of contaminants that it was not authorized to in 2017, earning it the title of “worst polluter” in a 15-county region, according to a report released Thursday by Environment Texas Research and Policy Center.

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The state fined Ineos Nitriles at Green Lake $15,802 on Wednesday for violating rules related to how it operates wells that store its waste.

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A plastics company has been fined almost $122,000 for polluting a South Texas waterway with plastic pellets, marking a victory for a group of residents who for years have fought pollution in the region’s creeks, bays and shorelines.

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Three years ago, Bob Friedrichs looked at a map and noticed no one was counting the birds located at the confluence of the Lavaca and Navidad rivers, so he decided to do something about it.

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A settlement agreement the City Council approved Tuesday gives Victoria the ability to withdraw enough water from the Guadalupe River to fill one-fourth of the Houston Astrodome.

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During the past five years, Crossroads companies released less of the type of gases that trap heat in the atmosphere and warm the planet, but the reason why is up for debate.

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Residents questioned Wednesday why the state’s water quality standard for Arenosa Creek was so stringent when few people have access to it or swim in it.