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Industry belching chemicals by the ton in Texas

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Millions of pounds of unpermitted hazardous chemicals spew into the state’s air each year, and Central Texas’s portion of that pollution may be increasing, according to a report released Wednesday by two Texas environmental groups. 792 more words

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Big fine hits LCRA for unpermitted plant operation

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The state’s environmental regulator is levying a hefty fine on the Lower Colorado River Authority for operating a Bastrop power plant with a lapsed permit for 17 months. 465 more words

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Environmental Group Warns Of Arsenic-Laced Water In Texas

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FORT WORTH (AP) – Arsenic levels in drinking water exceed federal safety levels in more than 60 rural Texas communities, and federal officials need to step in because the state isn’t doing enough to notify residents of the dangers, according to a report released Monday by a national environmental group. 709 more words

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Pflugerville penalized for dumping super-chlorinated water killing fish

PFLUGERVILLE (KXAN) – The state’s top environmental agency signed off on a penalty Wednesday against the City of Pflugerville for a 2015 chlorinated-water dumping incident… 224 more words

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Water May Taste Funny In Murphy And Sachse Next Month

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MURPHY/SACHSE (CBSDFW.COM) The cities of Sachse and Murphy’s water supplier, the North Texas Municipal Water District, is conducting the chlorine maintenance on its water delivery system. 205 more words

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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. 845 more words

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