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How Population Growth Is Affecting The Texas Landscape

Sep 13, 2016
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Texas consistently ranks as one of fastest growing states in the U.S. On Think, Krys Boyd talked with conservationist David Todd about the ways that growth is affecting the natural landscape.

Texas Wind Capacity Is Number One In The Country

Nov 25, 2014
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From the top of El Centro College, there’s no escaping a skyline that is – in part – a tribute to the fossil fuel industry. Not exactly the place you’d expect to find a wind farm.

The U.S. Supreme Court is examining whether the Environmental Protection Agency overreached its authority with its regulations on cross-state pollution, but environmental groups in Texas say the EPA is simply operating within the confines of the Clean Air Act.


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A Texas environmental group wants state lawmakers to spend more on water conservation programs as a key way to ensure the state has enough water for a growing population. 

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Environment Texas wants the Legislature to stop water hogs. The group says that includes gas drillers.