Coal-plant explosion in San Antonio follows demand for more solar. Renewable Energy World

LCRA considers cutting off freshwater to Matagorda Bay. Texas Observer

Fracking in Texas: Seen as the future, also viewed with fear. Al Jazeera America

Texas group says textbook publishers pressured to adjust evolution, climate change lessons. Associated Press

Decades of ruptures from defect show perils of old pipe. Bloomberg

In Medina County, the drought begins to claim water wells. San Antonio Express-News

Agriculture Commissioner hopefuls focus on water policy early in campaigns. Texas Tribune

Doctors, environmental groups want tighter emissions limits on Energy Future Holdings’ coal plants. Dallas Morning News

Americans want more wind, less costs. Houston Chronicle

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