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Abbott appointees made 'astonishing' cuts to power reliability team before deadly Texas storm

As disaster approached Texas, the state agency overseeing the power industry operated...
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Major COVID-related emissions drop still ‘no cause for cheer’

Greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. fell 18% below last year's level in the three months ending June 15, reflecting an economy sharply hobbled by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report by research firm Rhodium Group.

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Pollution returns to Houston, as coranavirus restrictions loosen

Houston's air pollution is returning to normal levels, following a period of cleaner skies during the stay-at-home orders put in place to slow the spread the coronavirus.

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Exxon Mobil to reduce methane emissions at 1,000 Permian Basin sites
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Exxon Mobil to reduce methane emissions at 1,000 Permian Basin sites

Irving oil major Exxon Mobil is testing new equipment to reduce methane emissions at 1,000 sites in the Permian Basin of West Texas and southeastern New Mexico.
Judge rules in favor of Harris County in Exxon case
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Judge rules in favor of Harris County in Exxon case

The county and the state have been racing to the courthouse after a serues of chemical incidents in the Houston starting in March 2019.
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Texas oil and gas greenhouse pollution could negate progress on emissions, report says
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Texas oil and gas greenhouse pollution could negate progress on emissions, report says

While greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. fell about 2 percent last year, some of that progress is being undercut by continued expansion of oil and gas industry.
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