Texas officials have no one to blame but themselves when it comes to the EPA’s latest air quality intervention. Officials with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality could have produced a credible plan to reduce air pollution from eight coal plants. Pollution that has shrouded federal lands, like Big Bend National Park, in a smoggy, wheeze-inducing haze.
[Original post: Terrence Henry, StateImpact Texas, Dec. 18, 2014]
Texas is rightfully known as an oil and gas state, but it’s also a national leader when it comes to wind energy. To learn what that means for the state’s future, KUT's Terrence Henry traveled to the worldwide leader in wind power: Denmark. Listen to his report on the country’s offshore wind success (this is part two of a three part series on renewable energy and sustainability in Europe and lessons for Texas.