Oil production likely causing Eagle Ford earthquakes. San Antonio Express-News

With drought at door, new Texas water czar faces big job. Houston Chronicle

A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water. Guardian

Drought: ‘Tough’ times in drought-parched Texas for rice farms and their visiting ducks. ClimateWire

NASA studying how pollution affects climate. Galveston County Daily News

Battle looms over expanding shipments of coal in Houston. Houston Chronicle

Case may decide future of whooping crane. Houston Chronicle

Cache of spent fuel rods grows at Comanche Peak as US disposal stalemate drags on. Dallas Morning News

UT grad student images water system beneath Antarctic Glacier. Daily Texan

New restrictions as Edwards Aquifer at near-historic low. Texas Tribune

State tells Waco, other cities to let water flow downstream. Waco Tribune

Austin’s reclaimed water program seen as way to deal with drought. Austin American-Statesman

UTA study finds higher levels of arsenic in groundwater near gas wells. Fort Worth Star-Telegram