Environment

Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment story

Feb 21, 2018

Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment story

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Feb 21, 2018

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Amid a flood of plastic, big companies see opportunity

Feb 21, 2018

Amid the groundswell, ocean conservation is becoming a selling point for firms trying to jump on the bandwagon of concern about the flood of plastic choking sea life around the world

Will and Jaden Smith create eco-friendly water company: Just

Feb 21, 2018

Will Smith and his 19-year-old son, Jaden, are announcing their latest collaboration, but it has nothing to do with music or movies. They've created an eco-friendly bottled water company.

Some fear California drought cuts could erase water rights

Feb 21, 2018

Some water agencies say a plan to make California's drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights

3M to pay $850 million to settle suit over chemical disposal

Feb 20, 2018

3M Co. has agreed to pay the state of Minnesota $850 million to settle a major case alleging the manufacturer damaged natural resources and contaminated groundwater by disposing of chemicals over decades

The Latest: 3M: Don't believe health issue from PFCs

Feb 20, 2018

3M Co. says it is settling a lawsuit by the state of Minnesota over chemical disposal without admitting a public health issue

Aquaculture project could lift status of US salmon farming

Feb 20, 2018

A Norwegian firm says its plan to build one of the largest inland salmon aquaculture facilities in the world in Maine could be a new model for the way the fish are farmed in America

Groups want details on Trump's approval of Keystone pipeline

Feb 20, 2018

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to turn over emails and other documents related to President Donald Trump's approval of the project

The Latest: Most evacuations over California wildfire end

Feb 19, 2018

Most of the mandatory evacuations for a rural California area threatened by a wildfire have been lifted

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
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High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

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Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

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Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH