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AUSTWELL – Until recently, if you wanted to watch fiddler crabs skitter across the tidal flats at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, you’d have to be OK with getting down in the mud with them.

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On any day, a walk along the Guadalupe River should be greeted with nothing more than a natural and peaceful view. But instead, the scene is often littered with piles of illegally dumped trash.

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An environmental advocacy group recently praised Sen. Lois Kolkhorst’s effort to fully fund state parks but said she and her counterpart in the Texas House could still be doing more to keep their constituents’ air and water clean.

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A federal judge described Formosa as a “serial offender” when he ruled this week that the company had violated the Clean Water Act by discharging plastic pellets and PVC powder into Lavaca Bay and Cox Creek.

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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.