Texas

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Four workers were killed and one injured in a chemical leak at a DuPont plant near Houston, Texas on Saturday. A valve began leaking methyl mercaptan, a chemical used to make insecticides and fungicides, around 4am at a plant stationed in La Porte, about 20 miles east of Houston. Officials say the leak was contained by 6am, but the five employees...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Denton, Texas passed a ban on fracking last week. (Photo courtesy of Frack Free Denton)
A Texas regulator declared last week she will not honor a fracking ban passed...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Mere hours after voters in Denton, Texas made history by enacting the state's...

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