Across the state, private companies are able to slash their property-tax assessments, but homeowners aren’t as lucky with their county appraisal districts.
Environmentalists and landowners battle to stop the Keystone XL pipeline and its load of crude from flowing across Texas rivers and aquifers.
Could Valero empty the coffers of Texas schools?
The first step in taking a $1 billion out of the tax rolls?The Houston ISD school board has spent several sessions now listening to dire warnings from Chief Financial Officer Melinda Garrett and Superintendent Terry Grier about what may happen if energy company Valero is able to get tax exemption ... More >>
ExxonMobil and Valero are still in the process of reopening some refineries, meaning things at the wholesale end of the gas pipeline won’t approach normal for at least several more days. (We don't even want to think about the retail end.) Although gas lines have shortened since Monday, and more r ... More >>
Another day, another "incident" at a plant here in Pollution Alley. This time it's Valero. As spokesman Bill Day put it, "Valero reported an incident this morning involving a sulfur loading tank at the Valero Houston Refinery that resulted in some release of sulfur compounds. The release has been c ... More >>