Energy boost: Houston plans to fight hurricanes with solar power.C ulturemap

Links between a nuclear waste dump and Perry. Austin American-Statesman

Legislators mull water conservation. Lubbock Avalance-Journal

STP nuke expansion may be close to a go. San Antonio Current

Utility commission rejects route of line to bring wind power from West Texas. Austin American-Statesman

Skyonic’s Texas carbon capture facility will turn CO2 into baking soda. Fast Company

Air quality monitor goes online in Dish. Dallas Morning News

Council adopts green energy planand Future of Austin likely to take a greener turn. Austin American-Statesman

Emissions often underestimated, EPA standards old. Associated Press

UH named one of nation’s top green colleges / TCU, A&M also listed.Houston Business Journal

After Hurricane Ike: Building back.Economist

Has Clean Air Act outlived its usefulness? Houston Chronicle

Obama’s green agenda under attack from group linked to chemical industry. Guardian

Austin energy efficiency plan gets $10 million boost. Austin American-Statesman

Whole Foods reducing energy use 25% by 2015. Austin Business Journal

Building the building blocks for a global warming policy in Texas. Austin American-Statesman

Atomic debate stirred over expansion of Comanche Peak nuclear plant. Dallas Morning News

Texas has potential for big energy savings. Houston Chronicle

Chinese wind turbines fuel ‘Buy American’ talk: Texas project focus of movement. Bloomberg

Wind power transmission plans frustrate landowners. Alpine Avalanche

Windmill country: Small turbines fill the gap left by their big brothers. San Angelo Standard-Times

Region is first in wind power in country — again. Abilene Reporter News

Wind in the wires. Texas Tribune

On Plains, concern about another Dust Bowl. USA Today

University of Houston gets smart meter training funds. Houston Chronicle

UNT students to vote on green fee. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Austin City Council considers Austin Energy generation plan. Community Impact

Flower Mound couple has ‘green’ victory. Dallas Morning News

Houston’s green building pioneer: Defying Reliant Energy. Culturemap

Denton gets $1.1 million in energy conservation grant. Denton Record-Chronicle

Midwestern states challenge Texas wind energy pre-eminence. Houston Chronicle

Study outlines potential savings if Texans follow energy guidelines. Dallas Morning News

Driven to share. Texas Tribune

Austin Energy Green Building program prevented 20K tons of CO2 emissions, report says. Austin Business Journal

Austin seeks a new blueprint for power utilities. New York Times

The applicant. Texas Tribune

Texas beats clean energy goal by 15 years. KERA

Emergency planning group to discuss Tenaska. Abilene Reporter-News

Still recovering from Ike, Galveston ponders a $35 million high school stadium. Houston Press

Federal grants bring solar and wind energy projects to Cameron County. Brownsville Herald

Summit plant progressing. Odessa American

Austin Energy pressed to open files. Austin-American Statesman

TXU Energy has new wind plan. Dallas Business Journal

As green energy grows, so does risk for getting duped. Dallas Morning News

Tenaska optimistic about air permit. Abilene Reporter-News

Texans applaud Obama drilling decision. San Angelo Standard-Times

State drilling incentives could be bargaining chip in climate bill. Midland Reporter-Telegram

Gas moratorium petition in Flower Mound nets 6,000 names; town verifying signatures. Dallas Morning News

Texas utility commission rolls out smart meter testing. Houston Chronicle

EPA kills a Texas air permitting program. Dallas Morning News

Texas slow to spend stimulus money on weatherizing homes of poor, elderly. Dallas Morning News

Fight over radioactive waste disposal in Andrews heats up again. KWES

Trade up to efficient appliances, get a rebate. Houston Chronicle

Setback for Corpus Christi coal plant. Texas Observer

Power in play: How nuclear allies became adversaries. San Antonio Express-News

Panel: Shift toward sustainability here to stay. Dallas Business Journal

Landowners’ fears surface / Gas drilling abruptly upends family’s lives. and Drawn into focus / Risks of gas drilling prompt investigation, vigilance as man stands up for family. Denton Record-Chronicle

Surge damage could hit $4.7B / Study shows how properties are exposed. Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Solar energy project is on track. San Angelo Standard-Times

Foundation aims to rally opposition to climate change legislation. Midland Reporter-Telegram

Power use data not so current. Houston Chronicle