Posts Tagged ‘environmental’
In North Texas these days, it seems like you can’t drive 50 feet down the highway – or even a neighborhood feeder road – without spotting another gas well or compressor station or a well pad waiting to be dril...
As avenues go, Carter Avenue, on Fort Worth’s East Side, is pretty modest. But a lot of North Texas gas drilling activists are hoping it will turn out to be the Ground Zero of something big.
The 120 or so people gathered at J. Gilligan’s Bar and Grill in Arlington recently were celebrating an early Christmas present. The party was hosted by the Downwinders at Risk, an environmental group based in North Texas,...
“I woke up in a puddle of my vomit … I might have stopped breathing … I might have been slipping into a coma … I might have actually temporarily died. I can’t say for sure.”
E. R. BILLS
I’m not a big fan of most conservatives. Historically speaking, they are – to put it bluntly – too often on the wrong side of history.
The most interesting events happening this week are all on the lecture and author appearances circuit. At UNT, Cary Peppermint and Leila Christine Nadir (and no, those aren’t pseudonyms) will discuss their work as founder...
BARTLETT – Sitting in Lois and Jerry’s Restaurant, surrounded by a blue-jean and overalls lunch crowd, Mae Smith and Ralph Snyder don’t look like giant-killers. In fact, the small-town mayor (5′ 2″...
Eastsiders say a local food processor is still stinking up their neighborhood.
When Bill Cole saw a “haz-mat” team in front of his Riverside-area auto repair shop last month, it brought back some pretty bad memories.
State regulators don’t seem worried about TXU’s lapses in reporting power plant pollution.
Rusk County – A gentle twilight pink stretches across the sky, touching the waters of Martin Creek Lake. The still air, smelling only of East Texas pines, brings the faint sounds of wildlife in the surrounding woods. Smog...
Decades after it closed, an Eastside sewage treatment plant still isn’t cleaned up.
Stagnant, luminescent green water trapped inside huge concrete tanks is like a slap in the face to Chris Waring.