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Best Of The Border (5/26 - 5/30)

Construction on a coal-fired power plant equipped with Carbon Capture and Storage technology, or CCS, is expected to be built here by 2018. It will be one of two such plants in the U.S., the other is in Kemper, Mississippi.
Jason Lewis - U.S. Dep't of Energy
Construction on a coal-fired power plant equipped with Carbon Capture and Storage technology, or CCS, is expected to be built here by 2018. It will be one of two such plants in the U.S., the other is in Kemper, Mississippi.

Jason Lewis - U.S. Dep't of Energy

Construction on a coal-fired power plant equipped with Carbon Capture and Storage technology, or CCS, is expected to be built here by 2018. It will be one of two such plants in the U.S., the other is in Kemper, Mississippi.

Texas Clean Coal Plant May Be Environmental Game Changer

New EPA rules aimed at cutting carbon emissions are expected to be unveiled June 2. Coal generates nearly half of this country’s electricity and is the largest source of air pollution.

The new rules are expected to spur the use of clean coal technology. At least that’s the hope of both the coal industry and some environmental groups.

Although the term “clean coal” seems like an oxymoron to some people, the expression refers to the best way known currently to use a product that’s plentiful in the United States and relatively cheap.


Surge Of Migrants In South Texas Overwhelms Federal Facilities

A surge of Central American families crossing the South Texas border are overwhelming federal facilities there. The effect is starting to impact Arizona.

At the Greyhound bus station in Tucson, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has dropped off about 100 migrant women and children in recent days.

Yesenia Flores was released to the bus station, but did not have money for a ticket, or even food.


MCSO Deputy's Activities Could Impact Other Cases

The criminal investigation into the bizarre activities of a dead Maricopa County sheriff’s deputy may have an impact on other criminal cases.

Deputy Ramon "Charley" Armendariz died of an apparent suicide earlier this month.

When news reports surfaced that Armendariz had a stash of drugs, along with hundreds of IDs and license plates in his home, attorney Paul Charlton took notice.