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Three-Eyed Fish Alert! Texas No. 1 in Power Plant, Mercury Emissions
Toxin linked to birth defects
"...industry-favored EPA rule changes that will permit drastically more mercury pollution from power plants, putting one in six pregnant..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Mercury emissions from power plants continue to rise in Texas, according to a new report.
"...Once upon a time, mercury gained fame as the poison that made hatters mad...."

Nov. 26, 1999 News Feature by Dan Oko

Naked City
Enviro groups call for more, not fewer, limits on power plant emissions
"...The mercury is rising in Texas, but not only in your..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Battling the Toxicity of Coal-Burning Power Plants
'Clear Skies' gets shot down, and Legislators try to cut the crud in Texas
"...controls when they expand; set relatively low limits for emissions of nitrogen oxide, sulfur dioxide, and mercury; and not..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Power Plant Pollution Battle Still On
TXU's Oak Grove lignite-burning facility gets state approval.
"...strong out of fears that its smog and ozone emissions will pollute downwind cities, including Austin, into federal violation..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

New Pollution Rules for Coal-Crazed Texas
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality takes up two federal EPA air quality measures to hopefully reduce mercury and carbon dioxide pollution
"...as the nation's No. 1 power-plant emitter of toxic mercury and heat-trapping carbon dioxide pollution, not to mention the..."

March 10, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Keeping Busy
Armendariz moves from the EPA to the Sierra Club, still defending the environment
"...threaten public health, a "Tailpipe Rule" setting greehouse gas emissions standards for automobiles, and "Tailoring" and "Timing" rules regarding..."

Sept. 14, 2012 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Dirty Air Update
Energy industry still running roughshod over Texas
"...going to be allowed to increase our nation-leading CO2 emissions by 115 million tons per year (that's as much..."

Aug. 18, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Interstate Rule, which addresses nitrogen oxides (NOx) and sulfur emissions, the ingredients for smog and acid rain; and the..."

April 21, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...pushing ahead with a plan to weaken regulations on mercury emissions from power plants and similar facilities. The previous..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Capitalists, Conservationists Say No to Dirty Coal
Showdown taking shape over plans to build 16 old-style coal-fired power plants, which threaten to push Austin's marginal air quality into the red
"...Air Act violation; and obscenely add to Texas' nation-leading emissions of climate-changing carbon dioxide and mercury, a neurotoxin linked..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
"Bait and switch" bill dismantles Clean Air Act, activists say
"...is said to include new loopholes that allow increased emissions of mercury, arsenic, lead, and other toxic chemicals from..."

Feb. 18, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

The Hightower Report
Think local, buy local; and, polluters have no trouble following the law – they wrote it
"...long-delayed EPA rules to regulate the amount of toxic mercury spewing out of the smokestacks of some 1,100 coal-fired..."

Feb. 20, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

A Rare Power Plan Occurrence
"...agreed to drastically cut and offset all of its emissions of toxic mercury and climate-changing CO2. Tom “Smitty” Smith,..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Eco-Currents
Appliance rebates, solar panel projects, and more
"...credit for five of the country's 10 most prolific mercury-spewing power plants, with Luminant's Martin Lake facility in Husk..."

April 2, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
"...groups also urge TXU to reflect promised reductions in mercury emissions, as well as global warming reforms, in plans..."

Sept. 7, 2007 News Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...United States are responsible for 72% of sulfur dioxide emissions, 33% of nitrogen oxide emissions, 32% of particulate matter..."

Dec. 2, 2005 Column

In Favor of PODER
"...United States are responsible for 72% of sulfur dioxide emissions, 33% of nitrogen oxide emissions, 32% of particulate matter..."

Nov. 28, 2005 Postmarks

Eco-Currents: Spring Roundup
Butterflies, hummingbirds, power plants, and more
"...are now removing 95% of the units' sulfur dioxide emissions, good news for hearts and lungs, which are particularly..."

April 15, 2011 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Eco-Currents
A green (and blue and brown) grab bag of enviro tids and bits
"...The EPA has proposed regulations that could reduce mercury emissions from sources such as coal plants and solid..."

May 14, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...per year in Texas. Texas has the nation's worst mercury emissions from coal facilities, and, in turn, 12 bodies..."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature

Bush's Dirty Plan for Clean Skies
Bush's plan to "reduce" emissions could actually mean more air pollution.
"...aimed specifically at power plants, calls for cuts in emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), and mercury,..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...than $1 billion per year while reducing statewide power-plant emissions by 5%, AWEA says. See www.awea.org for more. –..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature

Environmental Cage Match
After a history of pulling its punches, is EPA finally forcing TCEQ to clean up the Texas air?
"...owners in violating federal law by issuing permits for emissions that do not conform to the Clean Air Act...."

May 28, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Neighbors vs. Neighbors
A profile of the Central Texas struggle over Alcoa Rockdale and its plans for expansionAlcoa announces new "voluntary" emissions reductions.
"...aluminum smelters, and subsequently increased the amounts of toxic emissions (especially nitrogen oxide [NOx] and sulfur dioxide [SO2]) spewing..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
The TNRCC reports that the Voluntary Emissions Reduction program has produced zero reductions in air pollution
"...The current case in point is the "Voluntary Emissions Reduction Permit" program. The VERP air pollution control initiative..."

Jan. 12, 2001 News Column by Michael King

AE's Coal Conundrum
Energy planners and the fight over Fayette
"...also responsible for 71% of the utility's carbon dioxide emissions, an estimated 68% of its nitrous oxide emissions, and..."

Nov. 20, 2009 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Coal Hard Reality
Still cloudy over TXU
"...centrally depends on gradually eliminating large sources of CO2 emissions – such as the 11 pulverized coal plants currently..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Thinking Beyond Coal
Coal mines are mucking up the environment, from the Appalachian mountains to the outskirts of Austin
"...Discussions of coal tend to focus either on controlling emissions or on purported energy security benefits while overlooking the..."

July 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
The White House's changes to the Clean Air Act are bad news for Texas, enviros warn
"...to acid rain and soot), nitrogen oxide (ozone/smog), and mercury (birth defects). On the surface, that sounds pretty good...."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

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