Endangered science: is Texas rigging the process to keep species off federal list?. Texas Observer

NOAA predicts busy hurricane season. Houston Chronicle

‘It’s going to hit the poorest people’: Zika outbreak feared on the Texas border. Guardian

CPS Energy’s new solar rebate guidelines crack down on home-based companies, co-working spaces. San Antonio Business Journal

TXU, Luminant owner building one of Texas’ largest solar plants. Dallas Morning News

After eight-year battle over reforming the Railroad Commission, Big Oil wins. Texas Observer

Congressman Lamar Smith of Texas has a problem with science – and with voters. Intercept

Houston on track for hottest year ever. Houston Press

Power surge: Texas could set a record for peak energy usage this summer. Dallas Morning News

Austin think tank seeks to unravel Obama-era climate change policy. Austin American-Statesman