Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission

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    October 6, 2005

    A Mighty Wind

    A mountain of garbage in northeast Houston is looking to get bigger. Neighbors cry foul.

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    March 21, 2002

    Salt in the Wounds

    Even a state law can't kill the effort to pump wastes underground in Wharton

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    February 21, 2002

    Gas Man

    For 14 years David Rosenfield has been fighting with the service station next door. He just dug up his backyard in search of contamination. He found it.

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    February 14, 2002

    Under The Volcano

    Crown Central Petroleum spews, sputters and flares up. Neighbors of the plant view it uneasily, never quite sure when it's going to blow.

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    December 6, 2001

    Purging a Dirty Past

    The state's own regulators want to ignore its records on polluters

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    July 19, 2001

    Three-peat Heat

    Start your engines: The latest pollution pennant race is on

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    July 12, 2001

    Up a Creek

    Diverting streams into the Brazos and Posh Amenity lakes has been great for fancy Fort Bend developments. But it's killing Oyster Creek, the lifeblood for legendary Texas cattle ranchers.

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    May 24, 2001


    Buster's Batch, Arrogance, Police the Doctors

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    May 10, 2001

    Mixing It Up

    She just wanted her comfortable suburban life. But when a concrete company intruded on her paradise, the homemaker turned warrior.

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    May 3, 2001

    Green Port?

    A Port suit accuses several companies of contaminating its land for decades

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    March 22, 2001

    Crispy Critters

    Opponents dog plans for a Pearland-area pet crematory

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    January 11, 2001


    Adoption Option, Hot Spell, No Opinion

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    January 4, 2001

    Plugged In

    Like little Energizer bunnies, electric-car proponents keep going and going and going

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    October 26, 2000

    Smoke and Mirrors

    As part of the Bush legacy, a special law can hide polluting industries

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    September 28, 2000

    In the (O)Zone

    What's the fuss, TNRCC? We've got air to die for.

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    June 29, 2000

    A Yenne for Your Thoughts

    Brazoria's D.A. raises privacy issues over DPS emissions tests

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    December 30, 1999

    We're No. 1!

    Houston seems destined to remain the country's biggest stink hole

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    February 25, 1999

    Buffalo Bill

    Legislation would cut citizens out of the process

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    November 19, 1998

    The Great Sucking Sound

    Bart Sipriano's well dried up four days after Ozarka started pumpin massive amount of water nearby. Under the state's archaic "rule of capture," the East Texan has no right to complain.

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    August 21, 1997
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    April 24, 1997
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    May 23, 1996

    Down the Drain

    Encroaching development and bureaucratic inertia are jeopardizing Sheldon Reservoir, one of east Harris County's last natural outposts

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    February 9, 1995

    Plume Frazzled

    Something's going on beneath the surface of a deal to redevelop a west Houston shopping center

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    January 12, 1995

    Clunkers R Us

    Sell your jalopy, help an industry breathe easier

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    January 12, 1995
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    September 8, 1994
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    February 3, 1994

    Just Don't Breathe It

    What Houstonians can -- and probably won't -- do to clean up the air they drive through