Oilman, developer, visionary George Mitchell dead at 94. Houston Chronicle

Appeals court rejects Texas, industry challenge to EPA’s greenhouse gas implementation rules. Greenwire

With Central Texas water near all-time lows, LCRA under fire. Austin American-Statesman

Wind turbines change Willacy County’s landscape – for better or worse. Valley Morning Star

Study: Toxic air emissions released by local fracking. Gonzales Inquirer

Shale skeptics take on Pickens as gas fuels policies. Bloomberg

Galveston County public water systems face restrictions. Texas Tribune

The state’s drought affects sea life, too. Houston Chronicle

Central Texas dreams big for solar energy center. RenewableEnergyWorld.com

Researchers find ‘significant’ dead zone off Galveston Island. Houston Chronicle

For East Texas coal belt, dread over new climate-change rules. Dallas Morning News

Free drinking water stands serve thousands in Juárez. El Paso Times