Environment

Eddie Seal for The Texas Tribune

She's tasked with emergency planning at the Port of Corpus Christi. A year after Harvey, her community continues to rebuild.

While Danielle Hale managed the emergency operations center at the Port of Corpus Christi during Hurricane Harvey, her family evacuated their Rockport home. A year later, she and her family continue to help Rockport rebuild, while the port continues to fine-tune its emergency preparedness plans.

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EPA: San Antonio ozone levels too high under new standard

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday officially deemed Bexar County noncompliant with new, stricter ozone standards enacted under the Obama administration. The so-called "nonattainment designation" will come with stricter federal scrutiny that state and local officials say will adversely impact the local economy.

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