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The Rio Grande near El Paso has run dry — a situation that hasn't occurred in almost 10 years — removing a key source of water for the city. "There is currently no water in the river." Read more»

Yellowcake at the Hobson Uranium Processing Plant in Hobson, Texas.

Uranium has been mined in Texas for decades, but companies see a potential hike in demand for their product. Read more»

Wildfires cause haze over the Grand Canyon.

By November, the EPA is supposed to complete a plan that could regulate emissions from dozens of Texas’ industrial plants, with the goal of reducing haze at parks. Read more»

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's conservative views on business costs, states' rights, job creation, energy policy and global competitiveness — the core of his governing philosophy — are illuminated most vividly in his clashes with the EPA over issues like pesticide regulation and global warming. Read more»

A Bastrop resident points to flames as smoke from the Bastrop Fire billows over Texas S.R. 71 on Monday.

As the 35,000-acre blaze in Bastrop continues to rage, Texas is starting to tally up the damage — and politicians are going hat in hand to the federal government, asking for more disaster relief funding. Read more»

The Ocean Star oil drilling rig in Galveston, Texas.

In the opening days of his presidential campaign, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has railed against the Environmental Protection Agency. If he wins the White House, his national energy policy will focus on cutting federal regulations, especially at the EPA, his spokesman said. Read more»

The chief executive of the Texas electric grid operator discusses what caused the rolling blackouts Wednesday, and why he doesn't know if he lost power in his own home. Texas' power troubles led to a natural gas shortage in Tucson. Read more»

What happened Wednesday to cause the rolling power blackouts across Texas? A rolling chain of events led to power failures and natural gas woes. Read more»