Category Archives: Environment

That IS what low regulation state means…

The explosion in West has opened up the eyes of many reporters and politicians around the state to the fact that low regulation usually means low safety. Here’s another one who discovered only after the explosion that the people of … Continue reading

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Pass It On

Who’s the opposition and what they say is no big news. Same old same old for decades. This is a novel idea that could gain traction in Texas, especially in Austin. Share on Facebook

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Wankers

Seems that Brits have their knickers in a twist about the USA’s criticism of British Petroleum. Some of them claim that this “anti-British rhetoric” is causing a severe drop in the company’s stock and that no dividends will be paid … Continue reading

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Hank’s spot on… as usual!

In response to the sideshow from the Three Stooges of Texas yesterday, Hank released this… The announcement yesterday that Governor Perry, AG Abbott and Commissioner Staples have decided to waste taxpayer funds on a futile fight that was settled more … Continue reading

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It’s ok if you give some folks asthma…

…just please, stop giving them cancer. That is the message the State is sending to O&G operators in the Barnett Shale. Share on Facebook

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Grace is Gone… I Wish!

Libby Montana has become the first place in the country to be labeled an environmental public health disaster. The EPA is going to spend at least $125 million dollars (included in the stimulus package) to clean up the former asbestos … Continue reading

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The Texas Observer is no damn fun

TO is apparently kinda upset that it was so easy for a guy to move from TCEQ to being a lobbyist for Waste Management. Not long after helping to push through their application to deposit radwaste in West Texas. And … Continue reading

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Abandoning the WaPo

What irritates me most about the Washington Post is that they allow people like George Will to, you know, LIE. And with that, I’m dropping my subscription. Seriously, what’s the point of having to endure brainless bullshit from the likes … Continue reading

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Harris County is dirty…

This is a Google Earth overlay showing the carbon output of counties in the US. The project, produced by scientists at Purdue, is really very illuminating. Share on Facebook

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Do businesses pay for their pollution?

Apparently, no. And TCEQ’s fines are more a cost a doing business than an actual deterrent. The recent pollution history of prominent Texas company Exxon Mobil Corp. helps put the numbers in perspective. On a January day nearly three years … Continue reading

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