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Data: High lead levels detected in Travis County drinking waters

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Lead in drinking water: it’s dangerous and it has been found in Travis County drinking water systems multiple times in the past several years, according to state records. 874 more words

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Public Hearing Is Last Chance To Voice Opinions On DFW Clean Air Plan

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ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A public hearing being held tonight in Arlington is the last chance for people to voice their opinions on the state’s clean air plan for the Dallas/Fort Worth area. 345 more words

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Party suing TCEQ over concerns of property, Edwards Aquifer contamination

Comal County (KXAN) – Neighbors of a growing Comal County subdivision say treated wastewater being released from the community could negatively affect a critical Central Texas aquifer, according to a lawsuit against the state’s main environmental agency. 575 more words

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Groups sue top Texas environmental regulator over air pollution permits

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Several environmental advocacy groups have sued the state’s top environmental regulation agency for alleged inadequate handling of several air pollution permits, including one for a large coal power plant near Waco, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Travis County district court. 478 more words

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Planned Spicewood asphalt plant draws neighbor protests

SPICEWOOD (KXAN) – A planned “hot mix” asphalt plant has received permits from the state’s top environmental regulation agency and protests from locals concerned about negative impacts on air, water and property values nearby. 678 more words

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Dangerous Dams In North Texas? Some Don’t Have Emergency Action Plans

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DALLAS (1080 KRLD) – You know there are dams in the area for water supply and flood control. But do you have any idea how many? 679 more words

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Texas Faces Less Stringent Goals In Final Clean Power Plan

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Texas faces a less stringent mandate under the final version of a federal plan to reduce power plants’ greenhouse gas emissions. 166 more words

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