Texas regulators give permit to Gulf coal plant. Associated Press

Rice researchers push carbon dioxide tax. Houston Chronicle

Planned coal plant meets resistance. Houston Chronicle

State Fair of Texas offers glimpse of cars’ electric future. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Texas gas industry’s Potemkin Village tour. Texas Observer

TXU Energy offers free charges in Dallas-Fort Worth to spark electric-car use. Dallas Morning News

Texas leads resistance to EPA climate action. Texas Tribune

Gas pipeline data is elusive despite fatal accidents. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Half Price Books installs N. Texas’ first electric car charging station. Dallas Morning News

Pollution a burning issue at new plant. San Antonio Express-News

For chemical disaster, just add storm surge. Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Drilling can dig into land value. Denton Record-Chronicle

Group in Abilene area to tout coal, free merchandise, social media. Abilene Reporter News

Residents prefer power. Denton Record Chronicle

What does ‘green,’ ‘5-star’ really mean? Austin American-Statesman

Turning a 1910 home into energy efficient home. Austin American-Statesman

Texas, EPA present draft plan to fix air permits. Associated Press

A new push by city: greener offices. Houston Chronicle

NRG Energy to acquire Green Mountain Energy. WFAA

Another round of Texas legal challences on emissions. Texas Tribune

PUC urged to dismiss controversial power line through Hill Country. Boerne Star

Does going green equal saving green for UT? The Horn

Wind backer charges politics in radar debate. Abilene Reporter News

Texas PUC moves forward on Hill Country power line. Texas Tribune

Official: EPA, Texas working on permit solution. Associated Press

Austin company’s tweaks solar panels for greater output. Austin American-Statesman

D-FW businesses, governments trying to conserve water. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Turbine plan spins onward. Denton Record-Chronicle

Fighting the power lines to protect Hill Country vistas and Remoteness a hurdle in harvesting Panhandle’s winds. Texas Tribune

Panel of experts dissects environmental issues. University of Houston Daily Cougar

A&M gets grant for new energy systems. Texas A&M Battalion

Texans testify about coal-burning power plant ash. Associated Press

Austin Energy among poorest performers in Texas’ stimulus program to fix up low-income homes. Texas Watchdog

Flower Mound extends gas drilling moratorium. Dallas Morning News

Tech, research partners to build wind turbines at Reese. Lubbock Avalance-Journal

Texas’ wind transmission project keeps rolling. Texas Tribune

In Marfa, artists cheer stall in solar project. Texas Tribune

Stimulus helps small businesses with clean energy projects. Austin American-Statesman

For drilling, how much oversight is enough? Fort Worth Star-Telegram

There’s time to plan for plug-ins, electric vehicles. San Antonio Express-News

New toxins report released. Denton Recrod-Chronicle

The Barnett Shale search for facts on fracking. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Texas A&M receives $10 million DOE grant for new combined heat and power generation system. Texas A&M University press release

Luminant sued by Sierra Club over coal-fired Texas power plant’s pollution. Bloomberg

Sustainability merits a role in entrepreneur’s business model. American Business Journal

Laura Miller no longer gung-ho on natural gas drilling. Dallas Morning News

CPS solar initiative encounters a setback. San Antonio Express-News

Natural gas exploration targets 3 Houston parks. Associated Press

The late, great Ogallala Aquifer. Texas Observer

Houston weathers its hottest recorded month. Houston Chronicle

Water rationing could be in Amarillo’s future. KFDA

EPA rejects Texas approach to setting new plant emissions. Houston Chronicle