Revealed: The corporations and billionaires that fund the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Texas Observer

UN-backed Agenda 21 angers many in Texas. Texas Tribune

Drought’s silver lining: a cleaner Gulf of Mexico. Houston Chronicle

Paying for energy efficiency programs: Texas industry opts out. KUHF

Romney energy plan offers few rewards for Texas oil but creates risks for wind companies. Dallas Morning News

Texas leads nation in West Nile cases, and count expected to rise, officials say. Austin American-Statesman

Texas State receives major gift for water research. Texas Tribune

Texas judge rules TransCanada can seize pasture for Keystone XL. New York Times

Houston going greener with expanded electric-car sharing program. Houston Press

San Antonio violates federal air quality standards. San Antonio Express-News

Has UT review panel been compromised by chair’s energy company ties? Austin American-Statesman

Solar cell efficiency receives a transparent boost. Houston Chronicle

Working on wetlands with his lens on flora. Corpus Christi Caller-Times

“Pocket prairies” preserve Houston’s native plants. Texas Tribune

Texas to study health risk of living near drilling sites. KUHF

2 major water supply lakes for Lubbock area now at 0%. KCBD

Can University of Texas dispel concerns about fracking study? ScienceInsider

Court faults EPA’s rejection of flexible permits program. Texas Tribune

Could electric cars help supply the power grid? Researchers will use Austin to find out. Austin American-Statesman

From (un)Happy, Texas – where the water ran out. American Public Media

‘Growth will follow the water.’ Amarillo Globe-News

San Antonio’s lessons for a nation parched by drought. KUT

Texas power plants #1 In US for mercury pollution. KUHF

Water issues on Guadulupe sorted through by TCEQ. Austin American-Statesman

Texas’ new fracking disclosure law doesn’t shed light on everything. Dallas Morning News

NRG to build small power plant near Houston as Texans face potential shortage. Dallas Morning-News

Water district reemphasizes conservation. San Antonio Express-News

Keystone XL pipeline may threaten aquifer that irrigates much of the central US. Washington Post

Study: Barnett Shale quakes rumbled near drilling disposal wells. Houston Chronicle

Smart water meters take root in Texas cities. Texas Tribune

Another summer’s heat bears down on local crops, livestock. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

White Stallion construction could begin in April. Victoria Advocate

Austin ballot measure could allow city to sell its share of coal-burning Fayette power plant. Austin American-Statesman

Long arm of University of Texas fracking report reaches Eastern Europe. Austin American-Statesman

San Antonio could see Stage 3 watering restrictions. San Antonio Express-News

Al Armendariz: The TT interview. Texas Tribune

Texas using health care reform ruling to fight EPA. Houston Chronicle

As Texas uses more power, conservation must follow. KUHF

How hot was it? Corpus Christi has 5th hottest July on record. Corpus Christi Caller-Times

In Texas, a push to save power at peak times. Texas Tribune

Forecast calls for more downpours, according to Environment Texas. Austin American-Statesman