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EPA SHIFTS GREENHOUSE GAS PERMITTING TO TEXAS

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency gave Texas authority over greenhouse gas permitting on Tuesday, ending a long, often bitter battle between the federal agency and ...

Oil Takes Off as One-Firehouse County Plays Catch-Up

New drilling technology has thrust La Salle County, which sits atop theoil-rich Eagle Ford Shale, into the center of an energy boom, bringing extensive growth ...

After Years Of Contention, EPA Backs Down On Texas Clean Air Permitting

Officials with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency have reached an agreement as it pertains to Texas' clean air plan. ...

EPA, Texas reach deal on clean air plan

Federal and state environmental officials said Wednesday that they have reached an agreement on portions of the Texas clean air plan that, for years, have ...

Oil companies think they'll win renewable-fuels battle

The oil industry is increasingly optimistic that it will prevail in a high-stakes battle for a piece of the United States' declining gasoline market.

Texas Regulators Air Concerns on Greenhouse Gas Rules

Climate;Emissions of COÂ_2 likely rose last year;

The Energy Information Administration believes energy-related carbon dioxide emissions will stay essentially flat over the next two years. In 2016, expected coal plant retirements may ...

Senators seek to refute climate-change disputers; Dem duo will reach outside Capitol for aid.

The task force's aim will be, he said, "to organize those armies and bring that truth to the barricade and beat through the lies." If ...