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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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Judge Casts EPA Rule into Muddy Legal Waters

After a setback in court Thursday, can the federal government enforce its controversial "Waters of the U.S." rule in Texas?

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Without action, Texas will keep bearing warming's brunt

A generation ago, many people thought of global warming as something that would happen "someday, somewhere." As it turns out, "someday" is now, "somewhere" is here it's really something.

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Coal permits are protested

A watchdog group says Texas’ environmental agency, working with electric companies, violated the federal Clean Air Act by increasing allowable power plant emissions without telling the public or the EPA.

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