An eight-month investigation by the Center for Public Integrity, InsideClimate News and The Weather Channel reveals Texas has done next to nothing to protect people in the Eagle Ford’s booming […]
You can call it bragging rights. For years, San Antonio policy makers and elected leaders have made a lot of hay out of the fact that San Antonio was one […]
In the summer of 2007, a pump at the Blue Line Corporation in East San Antonio was “inadvertently turned off,” releasing about 50 pounds of hydrochloric acid into the air. Five […]
Besides my feature stories on food justice in San Antonio and the exploration of magnetic therapies targeting modern-day melancholy (“Rebooting Depression”), I’ve been blogging, blogging, blogging, daddy.
Denying a request for further study of a radioactive waste repository in the lower Panhandle before opening it for full-fledged dumping, two of three Texas Council for Environmental Quality commissioners […]
here’s the bad news, this solid five days of high ozone (pictured here) have knocked much of the state out of compliance with running three-year federal mandates. That not only is likely keeping the doc boxes hustling asthma sufferers late into the day, but could result in a lot of lost federal highway dollars.
After four years and at least 14 permit application revisions, Waste Control Specialists today was awarded a contested and highly-controversial license to begin burying radioactive waste in a series of trenches in western Andrews County.
This Earth Day we salute our future environmental leaders and pray for their ever-lovin’ souls. I can’t help wondering how quickly they will outgrow their graying groomers and speed themselves on the way to disillusionment.
The sooner the better…
It’s so outrageous, I can only write in simple fragments. Gas tax holiday. In summer. Our high ozone season. You know, when hot air meets dirty air and makes dangerous […]