TCEQ to hold hearing regarding new batch plant permit

Air Alliance Houston is encouraging Houstonians to share their concerns and comments about a proposed concrete batch plant in south Houston at a Nov. 13 public hearing. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will hold a hearing on Locke Investments LLC’s application for an air quality permit that would allow construction of a concrete batch

Pruitt Takes Lax Approach on Areas Not Meeting Ozone Regulations

The Trump administration is making Houstonians wait for cleaner air by delaying implementation of Obama-era limits on ozone, the lung-searing gas also known as smog. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Monday declared roughly 2,650 counties nationwide as effectively in compliance with the 70 parts per billion standard for the ubiquitous pollutant, but did not make a final decision

Chevron Phillips Emissions Event

Yesterday, 26,000 pounds of emissions were reported from Chevron Phillips to TCEQ. I was alerted to this event in an email from Neighborhood Witness. If you’re not already on their mailing list, please consider signing up. Unfortunately, events like this are not uncommon for the Houston area, but most people are unaware of the frequency and