"A conservation plan puts science ahead of politics."
Southwest (AZ NM OK TX)
"A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that ExxonMobil Corp should pay a $19.95 million penalty for pollution from its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex between 2005 and 2013."
"Dozens of Texas politicians and business leaders are urging President Donald Trump to commit $15 billion toward protecting the Houston area from a devastating hurricane."
"On the Navajo Nation, kids with the most severe developmental disabilities attend a school called Saint Michael's Association for Special Education."
The best public database of the risk management plans for many major hazardous sites has now been restored. The latest TipSheet has the backstory on government tracking of hazardous chemical facilities, an example of how the database was mined for some stellar reporting, and ideas for smart use of this powerful tool.
"The safety of drinking water is causing growing concern in Houston's neighborhoods after a series of Channel 2 investigations."
"A notorious fungus that’s killing bats by the millions is now in Texas, the state with the nation’s largest diversity of bats and, in a cave outside San Antonio, one of the world’s largest colonies of a single species."