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About 103 pounds of soiled diapers are found in San Antonio’s recycling centers every hour. And every year, the city has to pay the recycling processor about $1.2 million in fees. But if the city gets below five pounds of diapers per hour, the processor will no longer charge that million dollar tab.

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CPS Energy sent two of its workers to Puerto Rico to assist in overseeing operations as power is restored to the U.S. territory. Much of the island has been without electricity since Hurricane Maria hit in September.


When Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast the South Texas Project nuclear power plant was put through its toughest weather test since going online in 1988. After the storm, questions are being asked about the decisions made and public safety.

When Hurricane Harvey entered the Gulf of Mexico on August 23rd it quickly grew into a category 4 storm and the South Texas Project engaged its Severe Weather plan.

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San Antonio is the state's leader in solar energy capacity, according to a recent report assessing local "smart" policies across America. 

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Filthy water spews from a pipe the diameter of a baseball into what looks like a storage container. CPS Energy is capping this artesian well--the last of four--that used to feed the adjacent gas-fired power plant. The plant is now an empty husk with patches of native grass growing three feet high on the roof and areas with broken glass and animal scat inside.