The places in the US where disaster strikes again and again. New York Times

Fresh from Hurricane Harvey’s flooding, Houston starts to build anew — in the flood plain. Washington Post

Pruitt moves to rescind regulations inspired by West, Tex., chemical explosion that killed 15. Washington Post

Unpublished federal report projects bleak future for Texas mussels, rivers. Texas Observer

Austin’s on the wrong side of the 100th Meridian. Texas Observer

Kinder Morgan shareholders’ eco-resolutions pass in rare investor upset. Vancouver Star

Texas lost three coal plants, but officials don’t sound worried about the grid. KUHF

Sea level rise would drastically increase damage from hurricanes around Galveston Bay, study finds. Houston Chronicle

Meet the tick that’s forcing Americans to give up their meat. Grist

As drought returns, experts say Texas cities aren’t conserving enough water. Texas Tribune

Texas court OKs Exxon challenge to California climate plaintiffs. Climate Liability News

City Council unanimously backs plan to build homes in floodplain. Houston Chronicle

A Texas oil giant wants Justin Trudeau to help it build a controversial pipeline through Canada. Mother Jones

Oil and gas producers in West Texas are putting unprecedented strain on the entire state’s electric grid. Dallas Morning News