The San Antonio River Authority is hosting an online meeting Tuesday to discuss ongoing efforts to keep the Lower San Antonio River clean.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens received winches from the Victoria 100 Club on Friday, according to a news release from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Republican State Rep. Todd Hunter plans to introduce a nurdle bill during the upcoming legislative session that would enhance regulation of plastic pellets and enforcement in an effort to prevent microplastics from polluting Texas waters.
Calhoun County residents who won a $50 million settlement in a lawsuit against Formosa Plastics have been working with the corporation on clean up efforts for waterways around its Point Comfort facility.
EDNA — Stroll around to the back of Geary Hare’s home, past the clinking wind chimes and pots of banana peppers, and you’ll encounter lush rows of broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and cabbages growing skyward.
Formosa Plastics is suing ACE American Insurance for its refusal to cover the petrochemical manufacturer’s historic $50-million settlement with the San Antonio Bay Waterkeeper and environmental activist Diane Wilson.
POINT COMFORT — The Calhoun County Navigation Industrial Development Authority approved issuing millions in revenue bonds to Max Midstream Texas at a meeting on Wednesday.
The Lavaca Bay Foundation is looking for volunteers to help sweep the fishing area along Point Comfort side of the Lavaca Bay Causeway for trash on Saturday.
GOLIAD — Dozens of cars with kayaks and canoes strapped to the top pulled into a sunlight-dappled clearing hidden underneath the U.S. 59 bridge over the San Antonio River on Saturday morning.
The Texas Water Development Board approved a $6 million loan on Thursday for the Port O’Connor Improvement District to expand its use of local groundwater.
The Matagorda Bay Mitigation Trust is inviting governmental and nonprofit organizations to apply for funding for environmental mitigation projects, studies and initiatives in the Matagorda Bay and San Antonio Bay ecosystems.
The National Weather Service issued coastal flood watches and warnings for the Middle Texas Coast on Wednesday, ahead of Hurricane Delta’s arrival on the Gulf Coast.
If you’ve driven through South Texas in recent weeks, you probably found remnants of American snout butterflies covering your vehicle’s windshield and grill.
Hurricane Delta strengthened rapidly into a Category 4 hurricane on Tuesday, and is expected to reach the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday.
MCFADDIN — Gerald Schilhab sat on a pier along the San Antonio River Thursday about a quarter mile downstream from land that he leases to fish and camp.
Seventy-three volunteers who participated in the San Antonio Bay Partnership’s bay cleanup managed to rid 4.6 tons of trash from 19 miles of shoreline in half a day, according to a recap report from the organization.
More than 1.4 million plastic pellets have been collected in U.S. waterways since the citizen-led Nurdle Patrol project started in 2018.
Buyout programs underway in the City of Victoria and Victoria County were as relevant as ever on Monday, as Tropical Storm Beta caused concerns of flooding throughout the region.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Victoria office, 2805 N. Navarro St. will reopen Monday, according to a news release from the department.
Dry conditions continue to make rural parts of the Crossroads vulnerable to wildfires, though an incoming cold front could bring much needed moisture.
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season does not statistically peak until Sept. 10, but is already on pace to be one of the more hyperactive on record.
The city of Port Lavaca is asking residents to continue to boil water. A notice was issued to boil water after a water line broke Monday evening, causing water pressure in distribution lines to drop.
It’s not a rare sight to see a truck traveling down the long road toward Victoria’s landfill with pieces of trash flying out of the bed.
Hundreds of volunteers take to the beaches every year for the Texas General Land Office’s statewide Adopt-A-Beach cleanup, but no such initiative exists for remote bay shorelines and beaches – where trash can pose threats to wildlife and clutters pristine environments.
The City of Victoria Environmental Services soon will launch a campaign educating residents that starting Sept. 1, anyone transporting garbage in a truck or trailer must secure their trash using a tarp, or they could face fines or citations.
The Texas Department of Agriculture is urging people to take precaution if they receive an unexpected package of seeds, especially if it is postmarked from the state owned Chinese postal service China Post.
Personal recreational red snapper season will close in federal waters at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 3, the Texas Department of Wildlife and Parks announced on Thursday.
Pregnant women living near high volumes of oil and natural gas flaring are 50% more likely to experience premature births than those with no exposure, according to a recent analysis of births in the South Texas Eagle Ford Shale.
Beaches along the Texas coast were mostly free of tourists when stay-at-home orders went into effect in March to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Union Carbide Corp. was hit with a $600,000 penalty for failure to prevent unauthorized, excessive emissions at its Seadrift facility, according to a settlement approved at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s last commissioners meeting.
Some of Miranda Zepeda’s most cherished memories from growing up in Victoria include walking along the duck pond at Riverside Park.
Texas’ wintering whooping crane population did not experience a detectable growth last winter, but the endangered birds did expand into new territories.
The fast approaching Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be busier than usual, according to an outlook released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and stakeholders have developed a plan to improve water quality in the upper half of Carancahua Bay.
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