Highland Lakes can expect little relief from drought this summer. River Cities Daily Tribune

Houston to buy half its power from renewable sources. Houston Chronicle

Observer analysis finds fracking water use underestimated in Eagle Ford shale. Texas Observer

Will summer blackouts doom the Texas boom? Forbes

After a slow rise, solar starts to shine. Houston Chronicle

Austin closes in on 35% renewable energy. SustainableBusiness.com

Conservative activist Medina leading coalition targeting pipeline expansion. Texas Tribune

On the border, a struggle over water. Texas Observer

Study: Natural gas, renewables work together in Texas electricity market. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Eyes of Texas are upon the Gulf for drinking water. Houston Chronicle

New Austin lab aims to become leader for clean-energy testing. Austin American-Statesman

Expert: Ike damage could have been much worse. Galveston County Daily News

West Texas oilfield town runs out of water. Texas Tribune

Guarding against summer outages. San Antonio Express-News

West Texas site opens for low-level nuke waste, takes material from federal lab in New Mexico. Washington Post