Posts Tagged ‘plant’

Drilling and Nukes: Bad Match?

JEFF PRINCE
Concerns about gas drilling near the Comanche Peak Nuclear Plant are prompting some observers to question state and federal agencies that insist the drilling is safe.


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It’s the stuff of science fiction. Southlake photog Dornith Doherty went to Norway, England, and Colorado to take pictures of the work of seed banks as they attempt to record and preserve specimens of every plant in existence.



Kickin’ and Screamin’

A local newspaper helps drag Glen Rose out of the Stone Age.
STORY AND PHOTOS BY JEFF PRINCE
An hour southwest of Fort Worth, Glen Rose isn’t exactly Mayberry — there are more tourists, plus those dinosaur tracks, and a nuclear power plant just out the back door. But it does have a small-town feel and a town square...


Sewage Plant for Mary’s Creek?

Westside residents say no to a proposed new wastewater treatment facility.
SUSAN COSTA AND JEFF PRINCE
Although Fort Worth water officials are considering putting a new sewage treatment plant near homes on the West Side of Fort Worth, residents aren’t making any demands about buffering, environmental protections, or odor contr...



Save the Economy: Grow Dope

Static
The way Static sees it, the only madness about reefer is the extremes to which the federal government has traditionally gone to police its use among the approximately 100 million Americans who occasionally relax by puffing the ...


Swift Changes

Story and Photos by STEVE WATKINS
The half-destroyed brick buildings at the top of the rise overlooking the rest of the Fort Worth Stockyards have seen plenty of history. The old Swift and Company meat-packing plant employed 1,700 people during the area’s...



Food Bank Phoenix

JEFF PRINCE
A local food bank that spiraled downward and finally crashed in 2006 amid scandal and debt is now poised for resurrection.


Quiet on Nukes

ERIC GRIFFEY
If you haven’t heard much recently about how the hearings are going on Luminant Energy’s proposal to build two new reactors at its Comanche Peak nuclear power plant, it’s not surprising, plant opponent say.



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The Gallery Night exhibits continue at FWCAC through the end of the month. They include Susan Harrington’s works on paper, F. David Gibson’s abstract paintings, a collection of woven cloth pieces, and sketches by th...


Seabrook Power Plant

Ken Shimamoto
The words “banjo” and “avant-garde” aren’t exactly strangers. You need think only of Eugene Chadbourne and Mark Growden’s uses of the rustic instrument in distinctively mind-bending contexts....