Dept. of Justice settles investigation to Houston’s illegal dumping complaints
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says progress was made with the city’s One Clean Houston initiative saying response time has been reduced by 75% since its launch in March.
Manhattanhenge 2023: When, where and how to watch in New York City
Manhattanhenge is when the sun sets in perfect alignment with Manhattan’s east and west numbered streets to create cinema-worthy photo opportunities. Here are this year's dates.
Indian official drains reservoir to retrieve phone he dropped while taking selfie
In videos that went viral on social media, the official is seen sitting under a red umbrella as diesel pumps run to drain water from the reservoir.
Texas ranked 4th best state for beekeeping, according to study
Texas was also named for having the 3rd value of honey production, as well as apiculture (technical term for beekeeping) establishments.
Supreme Court sharply limits EPA's ability to police pollution into certain wetlands
Environmental advocates say the ruling will strip protections from millions of acres of the wetlands across the country.
Photographer in Canada captures ‘beautiful northern lights show’ after wildfire smoke clears
The video showcases the vivid green northern lights flowing across the clear Manitoba sky.
Mexico City airports shut down due to spewing ash from Popocatepetl volcano
Mexico City’s two main airports were temporarily shut down Saturday due to ash spewing from the nearby Popocatepetl volcano.
Unusual Texas beach discoveries, including creepy dolls, set for auction
“We are hoping the doll head goes for lots of money,” director of the Mission-Aransas Reserve Jace Tunnell, told FOX Television Stations, adding that the auction is in good spirit to help injured animals.
Climate danger: UN forecasts 2 in 3 chance of briefly hitting key heat limit soon
The world has been inching closer to the 1.5-degree threshold due to human-caused climate change for years. Scientists expect a temporary burst of heat from an El Nino will supercharge this.
3D-printed fish: Food tech companies create 1st ready-to-cook seafood product
Can you guess which "type" of fish this is?
Deer Park fire: Past plant fires in the Houston area since 2019
The Shell Deer Park fire is not the first plant fire the Houston area has seen in recent years. Here are a few other plant fires that have occurred in the area since 2019.
Deer Park fire: Officials investigating what caused reignition as organizations worry about pollution
Shell officials say a fire at their Deer Park chemicals facility reignited hours after crews announced the fire had been extinguished. Environmental organizations expressed their concern with FOX 26 about pollutants in the air.
Deer Park fire: Environmental organizations concerned about pollution, safety
Shell officials say a fire at their Deer Park chemicals facility has reignited hours after crews announced the fire had been extinguished. The fire near Highway 225 in Deer Park fire broke out shortly after 3 p.m. on Friday, injuring 9 contractors. FOX 26's Natalie Hee shares the latest details on the plant fire and response from environmental organizations.
Houston ranked among top 10 best cities for naked gardening: study
Not sure why anyone would want to tend to their garden with their birthday suit, but apparently Houston is one of the top places to do so.
Where does your state rank on the ‘2023 Greenest States’ list?
The list compared the 50 states across three dimensions: environmental quality, eco-friendly behaviors and climate change contributions.
Earth Day 2023: ISS Flyover caught on FOX 26 Houston Towercam
Flyovers happen fairly frequently, but recently our views have been obscured by cloudy skies and rain. Not on this Earth Day though!
Interesting facts about Earth Day: Who created the holiday?
The founder of Earth Day was Senator Gaylord Nelson, who was inspired to create the global observance after one of the worst ecological disasters in U.S. history.
ISS Flyover caught on FOX 26 Houston Towercam on Earth Day
Did you miss it? The International Space Station (ISS) flew over southeast Texas early on Saturday morning between 5:17 and 5:21 a.m. local time. Flyovers happen fairly frequently, but recently our views have been obscured by cloudy skies and rain. Not on this Earth Day though! And it was all caught on our Towercam!
Houston mayor holds Earth Day 2023 celebration in front of City Hall
The festival showed off city-wide accomplishments like advanced recycling, water conservation, and solar technology with Mayor Sylvester Turner also showing how the city was recognized for going green.
Earth Day 2023: No Texas cities named among most sustainable in new study
A new study looked at 2023's Most Sustainable Cities, and no Texas cities made the list. Find out why and which ones made the "least sustainable" list.