Gulf Coast citizen-activists collected 30 million plastic pellets in order to prove that Formosa was violating the Clean Water Act.
How Texans are taking on plastic pollution—one piece at a time.
In the July issue of the magazine, several writers—myself included—assessed the legacy of Governor Perry. One of the stories reviewed eight critical areas Texas Monthly believes the governor is responsible for, and we gave him a letter grade for each. Some readers thought we were too…
Walter Schumacher’s organization, Central Texas Bee Rescue, is saving bees one hive at a time.
As a California city sues America's most popular Sriracha manufacturer over "foul chili odor," one Texas city councilman offers possible salvation for the cultish condiment.
Here are the pros and cons.
The Lone Star state constructed over 36 million square feet of energy-efficient space last year.
The new dump for low-level radioactive waste in west Texas will help relieve an overburdened site in Utah, the Salt Lake Tribune reports.
The magazine's investigative piece about Koch Industries' Flint Hills refinery in Corpus Christi prompted the company to fire back a response to the article.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down the Environmental Protection Agency's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule.
TransCanada announced that construction of the Texas-Oklahoma segment of its pipeline will begin shortly—immediately prompting a backlash from environmentalists and conservative landowners alike.
A Texas judge has decreed that the atmosphere and air are a "public trust," just like water.
StateImpact Texas found a substantial connection between hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," and the sudden surge in Texas quakes.
The oil industry cheered news Wednesday that the tiny lizard will not be added to the endangered species list.
The Columbia Packing Co. denies knowingly releasing pig blood into the Trinity River and responds to allegations it has a secret sewer pipe that bypasses the city's monitoring device.
Landowners who vehemently oppose TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline took to the streets and the courts to protest the project.
Former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Tom Stehn didn’t want to get involved in a lawsuit against the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. But when a U.S. marshal showed up in his driveway, he realized he had one more chance to help out his beloved, endangered whooping cranes.
A number of the critically endangered sea turtles are being monitored by the National Resource Damage Assessment, which is studying how the Deepwater Horizon oil spill impacted the animal is underway on Padre Island.
Should nonproducing oil rigs be demolished, or are the habitats marine life have built around them too valuable to compromise?
Wade Steffen, a champion steer wrestler, was arrested after TSA officials found $337,000 and photos of rhino horns in his carry-on luggage at the Los Angeles airport.
The EPA announced new mercury emissions rules that please environmentalists, but the timeline and potential price tag worries industry officials.
Biologists are worried that the U.S.-Mexico border fence adversely impacts endangered species and other animals.
The feds have postponed their decision on whether to add the dunes sagebrush lizard to the endangered species list until mid-2012.
Here’s a convenient truth for you: All those greenhouse gases polluting the atmosphere—the result of burning and combusting oil and gas and coal—can simply go back where they came from, and the environment, not to mention the world, will be better and cleaner for it. That’s the theory behind the…
Can Jim Atkinson change the world?
Forget the critically panned Instinct, which was “suggested by” his novel Ishmael. Houston’s Daniel Quinn wants you to know what he really thinks about the modern world.