Environment

First Biomass Power Plant in Texas Close to Powering up
The first Texas power plant to use renewable wood waste to generate electricity is close to powering up.  The Aspen Power plant on Lufkin's north side is the first of its kind in the state of Texas, and one of only a handful in the entire country.
Texas Congressmen to EPA: Don’t Mess With Texas Air.
Four Texas Republican Congressmen visited the Houston Ship Channel last Friday to see the latest air monitoring gear, tout the state’s record of improving air quality and unite against the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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Firefighters, members of the Texas Forest Service, and numerous volunteers were able to get the upper hand this weekend on many wildfires across our state, however, Mother Nature has another dose of dry, windy weather set for Tuesday.
Although some rain has fallen across parts of the state and more i…
Governor Rick Perry Asks Texans to Pray for Rain
Governor Rick Perry is calling on Texans to pray for rain, as the 4th worst drought in the state’s history shows no sign of letting up, and firefighters continue battling wildfires that have charred more than one and a half million acres across the state.

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