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How the kindness of strangers and the tenacity of the kitchen staff helped the world's largest medical center through Hurricane Harvey.
The situation at the Crosby site has "become serious."
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Joel Osteen's megachurch is finally opening its doors, but only after a social media storm.
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A new insurance law taking effect lowers the penalty on insurance companies for slow storm damage payments.
Hurricane Harvey swept through the Texas coast, here's what it left behind.
The Shefman family has taken drastic measures to protect their home from storms like Harvey.
The Category 4 storm downed power lines, damaged buildings, and injured at least ten residents.
Warren Buffett’s Oncor deal is in trouble, Trump explores replacing Rick Perry in the Energy Department, and an Exxon plant has been pumping toxins into an African American neighborhood in Beaumont.
As Houston plots a sustainable path forward, it’s leaving fenceline communities behind.
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The number of spills in 2016 was the lowest Texas had seen since 2012.
Could new wind energy storage change the Texas energy industry?
Houston-based Clean Line Energy Partners has grand plans for national expansion.
A judge blocked the merger that could be key to the operation's future.
Pronghorn were almost perfectly fitted to the West Texas landscape. And then people started building fences.
A bizarre sighting in East Texas.
The night supervisor on the Deepwater Horizon died at his home in Louisiana.
For decades, Matagorda Bay has been a favorite spot for Texas surfers. The response to a recent spate of drownings might put an end to that.
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Environmental defense official says Trump would undo progress in Texas.
And why its $11 million budget is a bargain.
It isn't all early bluebonnets and sunshine.
A federal judge kicked the case from Texas to New York.
The new secretary of energy finds himself in an unusual position.
The proposed project has split residents of Andrews, but it also has statewide implications.
NRG Energy built the world’s largest carbon capture unit in Fort Bend County, but what is the technology’s future?
Plus: U.S. Representative Louis Gohmert introduces legislation around fracking.
We love our state flower, of course, but it's a little early for them to be blooming, right?
Enacting a carbon tax would free up private firms to find the most efficient ways to cut emissions.
Using the Dakota Access Pipeline as a blueprint, Native Americans and other activists have brought protests to West Texas.
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Reporting on a different kind of power in Texas.
This weekend’s tap water ban is the latest development in the city’s long struggle to keep its water supply safe.
San Antonio native Linda McDavitt, the oldest woman to participate in all of the legs of the 2015 Clipper Round the World race, talks about living her lifelong dream to sail around the globe.
Charles Stagg walked into the woods and decided to build something. Now, four years after his death, his daughter and grandson are trying to preserve his masterpiece.
What is killing the Gulf of Mexico’s majestic coral reefs?
It's been decades since San Marcos's famed Aquamaids performed, but San Marcos is reviving the mermaid as a symbol of cultural identity and environmental protection.
There's been a lot of hang-wringing over what could happen to one of the state's most treasured pools in the midst of the latest oil discovery, but an environmental research group is optimistic about the outcome.
Using satellite technology, scientists determined wastewater disposal injections triggered several Texas quakes.
The scion of one of Laredo’s first families wants to build a mammoth landfill on his ranch. But the opposition is fierce and vocal—and backed by none other than his uncle and his cousin.
After Texas Tech researchers discovered that windstorms may be spreading antibiotic-resistant bacteria from local feedlots, public health experts stood up and took notice. So did the Texas Cattle Feeders Association.
When a teenage boy brazenly shot two endangered whooping cranes outside Beaumont, his act unleashed widespread anger and resulted in a quick arrest—and revealed just how difficult it can be to save a species.
A look at the state of the West Texas sinkholes.
How long it will take the dreaded emerald ash borers to fully establish themselves in Texas? And how many native ash trees will they decimate?
How the Bayou City has become so vulnerable to flooding.