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Advocates say Texas is squandering its sunshine

Texas earned a top 10 ranking in cumulative U.S. solar power capacity through 2014, but the state didn’t crack the top 20 in a per-capita calculation, according to a new study.

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Fracking boom on UT’s West Texas lands linked to spills, air pollution

The hydraulic fracturing boom on University of Texas System lands in West Texas has polluted soil, groundwater and air, according to a report to be released Tuesday by an environmental group and a think tank.

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EPA Water Rule Applies to Texas After All

The Obama administration’s controversial new clean water regulations apply in Texas after all.

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Texas is a growing state for clean energy, but more could be done

Solar power capacity grew 61 percent per capita in Texas last year, according to a new report from Environment Texas Research & Policy Center. This makes Texas the 12th-largest state in the country for solar power capacity per person in 2014.

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Hochman, Metzger: Clean Power Plan is a victory for public health

America is on the verge of one of the biggest health breakthroughs of this century. It's not a new weight loss pill or fad diet. It's the Clean Power Plan - a groundbreaking program from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to rein in the carbon pollution spewing from America's biggest source - our power plants.

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