posted on November 8, 2013 at 12:22 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — Microsoft Corp. has reached a 20-year deal to directly buy wind energy from a turbine farm being built in Texas.
The tech giant announced the agreement Monday with RES Americas, a wind and solar developer. It declined to put a...
posted on November 1, 2013 at 5:23 PM
Strong storms dumped more than a foot of rain in central Texas Thursday, killing two people. Up to 14 inches of rain fell in the Austin area prompting authorities to rescue hundreds.
posted on November 1, 2013 at 4:11 PM
Strong storms dump more than a foot of rain in central Texas. A bipartisan conference committee gets down to business on the Farm Bill. And studies link the use of agrochemicals to serious health issues in Argentina. Market analysis with Mark Gold.
posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:23 PM
The United States continues to be one of the world’s largest and fastest growing markets for wind power, and for the first time, the Department of Energy reports that wind energy became the top source of NEW U.S. electricity generation in 2012.
posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:00 PM
The nation's pre-eminent quarter horse association, trying hard to safeguard a prestigious registry that adds financial value to listed animals, faced off in court Wednesday against two breeders who claim the organization is wrongly excluding...
posted on June 27, 2013 at 4:59 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has displayed a lack of urgency in the wake of a deadly Texas fertilizer plant explosion and must regulate potentially explosive chemicals immediately, legislators said Thursday.The Chemical...
posted on June 14, 2013 at 3:06 PM
The case concerns a dispute over access to southeastern Oklahoma tributaries of the Red River that separates Oklahoma and Texas.
posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:31 PM
FEMA denied the "major disaster declaration" both for public assistance — which would give money to the city to help rebuild — and for further individual aid, which would provide for crisis counseling and other services.
posted on May 31, 2013 at 1:51 PM
Scientists examined some 48,000 genetic markers on DNA from 58 cattle breeds, confirming the Longhorns of today are direct descendants of Spanish cattle brought by Columbus to Hispaniola.
posted on May 17, 2013 at 12:57 PM
Judge says he must limit the judgment to $50,000 per employee.
posted on January 18, 2013 at 6:25 PM
PLAINVIEW, Texas – January 17, 2013 – Cargill announced plans today to idle its Plainview, Texas, beef processing facility effective at the close of business Friday, Feb.1, 2013. The company said the action resulted...
posted on October 26, 2012 at 5:47 PM
Driven by high prices and new drilling methods, U.S. production of crude and other liquid hydrocarbons is on track to rise 7 percent this year to an average of 10.9 million barrels per day. That would mark the fourth year of increasing domestic...
posted on October 19, 2012 at 3:23 PM
Despite campaign rhetoric, pipelines are being built, albeit reluctantly in some places. Even in Texas, battles are brewing over Keystone XL pipeline. TransCanada, the company proposing the controversial project, wants to pump oil from north of the...
posted on September 21, 2012 at 4:15 PM
A federal judge has ruled that a Texas company must pay disabled workers at an Iowa turkey plant $1.37 million dollars in back pay.
posted on June 8, 2012 at 4:14 PM
FRANKSTON, Texas (AP) — A cow runs circles in a small pen, her baby close by her side. Ranchers, their brows wrinkled, scribble in a glossy catalog while high on a podium the auctioneer slams his gavel, taking bids as the price of the pair...