Posts Tagged ‘plant’
The whole time I was watching New in Town, I was wondering why Renée Zellweger didn’t fit her role. In this throwaway comedy she plays Lucy, a Miami-based executive for a food conglomerate who’s sent to Minnesota j...
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...
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.
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.
Joe Kuban’s work and music have built an environmental legacy.
A teenager was just itching to set fire to Tandy Hills Park. But maybe there were other ways to destroy the trees.
Opposition to TXU’s coal-power plans has made for a bed full of strangers.
On July 10, TXU adopted the name “Luminant” for its power-generating and construction operations.
Plans for 17 new coal-fired plants are drawing howls from all over the map.
Environmentalists protesting the pollution potential of industrial plants — electric generating stations, cement kilns, whatever — aren’t that unusual these days.
Animals were definitely harmed during the making of Fast Food Nation.
One thought prevailed in my brain as I watched Fast Food Nation: Richard Linklater has turned into John Sayles. That’s not a good thing, by the way, though I’m sure it’s only temporary. The multifariously talented filmmak...
It didn’t come as a big surprise to physician and asthma specialist John Fling that the American Lung Association’s 2006 State of the Air report card for Fort Worth gave the city an F; it’s the same grade the ...