Other Reports | April 2012

Two-year-old YouTube comment leads EPA official to resign. Atlantic Wire

Stage Two watering rules begin as San Antonio’s drought deepens. KENS

Summer forecast: not as hot as 2011. Austin American Statesman

How one man’s flaming water fired up a battle between Texas and the EPA. Dallas Observer

Tropical diseases surfacing more in Texas. Houston Chronicle

Texas regulators give approval to bury nuke waste. Associated Press

Texas Army bases go green, but challenges remain. Texas Tribune

City of El Paso issues green challenge to businesses. El Paso Times

Austin City Council to form solar committee. Austin American-Statesman

Bastrop State Park reopens after fire. Texas Tribune

Dallas City Council pass permanent twice-weekly watering restrictions. Dallas Morning News

Drought sparks dispute between Texas, Mexico over release of Rio Grande water to farmers. Associated Press

Texas still leads in wind power, industry group says. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

ERCOT doesn’t foresee rolling summer power outages. Associated Press

Fort Worth City Council votes to ban saltwater disposal wells. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Texas spends Gulf oil spill cash on conservation. Associated Press

As Texas worries about power generation, is answer underground? Austin American-Statesman

Report finds Texas lags in preparing for climate change. Houston Chronicle

Texas opposes giving Rio Grande water to Mexico. Austin American-Statesman

Pickens reviving plans for Texas wind power at smaller scale. Bloomberg

Rick Perry criticises UK initiative to influence US climate sceptics. Guardian

It may not be king, but coal still wields power. Houston Chronicle

Fracking chemicals disclosures set off few alarms. Houston Chronicle

EPA drops action against Range Resources over Parker County water wells. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Wind farms may have warming effect: research. Reuters

Study hints at greater threat of extreme weather. New York Times

Climate change has intensified the global water cycle. Climate Central

Koch-backed group hits Obama on green energy waste. Reuters

Insurance companies face increased risks from warming. Yale Environment 360

Wind credit stalls despite bipartisan support. Politico

Rising seas threaten hundreds of US energy facilities. Climate Central

New proposed Keystone XL pipeline route unveiled. Associated Press

EPA caps emissions at gas and oil wells. New York Times

Americans link global warming to extreme weather, poll says. New York Times

US greenhouse gas emissions headed up again. New York Times

As ice cap melts, militaries vie for Arctic edge. Associated Press

Britain faces worst drought since 1976. Telegraph

Drought expands throughout USA. USA Today

Tennessee enacts evolution, climate change law. Los Angeles Times

Warmest ever? You bet. March temps fry all records. Climate Central

Feds: ‘Meteorological March madness’ mostly random. Associated Press

Study ties oil, gas production to Midwest quakes. Associated Press

Climate change linked to waterborne diseases in Inuit communities. National Geographic News

Warm weather, dearth of snow leave ski resorts scrambling to keep terrain, chairlifts open. Real Aspen

Iconic sites go dark as Earth Hour shines light on climate change. Associated Press

Feds, 5 states to push for Great Lakes wind farms. Associated Press

GOP blocks Obama’s effort to end tax breaks for Big Oil. Washington Post