Wastewater Threatens Texas Streams

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A New Book About a Little-Known West Texas Power Plant is Important but Dense

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Small Birds in Big Bend

Small Birds in Big Bend Small Birds in Big Bend A stretch of arid desert…

Strangest State: A Lovestruck Alligator and Headless Goats

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Strangest State: A UFO in Austin and a Rare Cloned Horse

Strangest State: A UFO in Austin and a Rare Cloned Horse From the May/June 2021…

Texas Republicans Are Trying to Protect Trucking Companies from Lawsuits

Texas Republicans Are Trying to Protect Trucking Companies from Lawsuits In March 2019, an 18-wheeler…

La Niña Brings Wildfires

La Niña Brings Wildfires From the May/June 2021 issue. Brad Smith is looking at Texas’…

Writer Rick Bass Fights for 20 Grizzly Bears

Writer Rick Bass Fights for 20 Grizzly Bears Rick Bass wants us to appreciate the…

One Researcher’s Quest to Quantify the Environmental Cost of Abandoned Oil Wells

One Researcher’s Quest to Quantify the Environmental Cost of Abandoned Oil Wells This project was…

Strangest State: A Mysterious Monolith and a Fat Cat

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ERCOT Is Refusing to Release Records On How it Prepared for the Winter Storm

ERCOT Is Refusing to Release Records On How it Prepared for the Winter Storm The…

Biden Plans to Ban All New Fracking Leases on Public Land. Will He Actually Do It?

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Strangest State: Fashionable Critters and Creepy Heirlooms

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Strangest State: Everybody Loves Whataburger

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Rural Voters Stepped on the Gas for Trump Across the Texas Oil Patch

Rural Voters Stepped on the Gas for Trump Across the Texas Oil Patch Once again,…

A West Texas Nursing Home Sent Its COVID-Positive Residents Elsewhere. Now Two of Them Are Dead.

A West Texas Nursing Home Sent Its COVID-Positive Residents Elsewhere. Now Two of Them Are Dead. …

Strangest State: Mysterious Seeds and a Longhorn on the Moon

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One of Texas’ Biggest Nursing Home Operators Beset By COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

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Texas Nursing Home Residents Were Already at Risk. Then COVID-19 Hit.

Texas Nursing Home Residents Were Already at Risk. Then COVID-19 Hit. When Gary Blake launched…

How Texas Lawmakers and Industry Have Weakened Citizens’ Rights to Fight Pollution

How Texas Lawmakers and Industry Have Weakened Citizens’ Rights to Fight Pollution In 2008, Chase…

Strangest State: Bear With Us

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With Storage Space Evaporating, the Oil and Gas Industry Will Get to Put Its Products Back Underground

With Storage Space Evaporating, the Oil and Gas Industry Will Get to Put Its Products Back…

Is Texas Inflating Its COVID-19 Testing Numbers by Including Antibody Tests?

Is Texas Inflating Its COVID-19 Testing Numbers by Including Antibody Tests? Texas health officials are…

In Rural Counties, COVID-19 Cases are Likely Undercounted. Greg Abbott Wants to Reopen them Anyway.

In Rural Counties, COVID-19 Cases are Likely Undercounted. Greg Abbott Wants to Reopen them Anyway. …

Workers at Tyson Poultry Plant in East Texas Say the Company Put Them at Risk of COVID-19

Workers at Tyson Poultry Plant in East Texas Say the Company Put Them at Risk of…

COVID-19 Cases Now Tied to Meat Plants in Rural Texas Counties Wracked with Coronavirus

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The COVID-19 Disaster Has Made a Mess of Texas’ Open Government Rules

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and opportunistic public servants, government agencies now have carte blanche to…