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African dust makes for hazy Austin skyline

AUSTIN (KXAN) — From a distance, Austin’s skyline appeared hazy Wednesday. It could get worse by the end of the week due to Saharan dust from Africa. 207 more words


Texas Oil & Gas Regulator Won't Talk To Media

HOUSTON (AP) – Texas’ oil and gas regulator has instituted a blanket policy barring staff from doing media interviews, raising questions about transparency just as the state grapples with the intricacies of one of the largest energy booms in decades. 840 more words


The Faulty Case for the SH-130 Landfill

Despite claims to the contrary, the proposed site for the SH 130 landfill is uniquely ill-suited for the long term storage of municipal solid waste.  The combination of faults, aquifers, and rapid development make any landfill in central Texas a threat to the long term health of the area.