Can Trump nudge Texas to dip into its rainy day fund?
The Trump administration is trying to get Gov. Greg Abbott and the rest of Texas' GOP leadership to do something they've tried to avoid: tap into a $10 billion stockpile known as the rainy day fund.
Texas wants to address climate change. Just don't call it that
HOUSTON — For many Lone Star politicians, tying a request for federal aid and adaptation plans to climate change is simply a bridge too far.
N.D. oil producers exceed state's flaring limit
North Dakota's oil producers exceeded the state's regulatory limit for natural gas flaring in September, and the industry will struggle to control the waste until it builds an additional $11 billion worth of pipelines and processing plants.
N.M. loses $27M a year to gas leaks — report
The oil and gas industry in New Mexico wastes enough natural gas to heat every home in the state, according to a report from an environmental group.
Texas' buyout plan to cope with floods may be unprecedented
Officials in the Houston area have asked Congress to pay for one of the largest home buyout programs ever, maybe even the biggest, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.