The Texas Tech atmospheric climate scientist who wrote a chapter on climate change for Newt Gingrich’s forthcoming book was shocked to learn the GOP hopeful had scrapped her contribution.
San Antonio and Denton are both burning up to host the hot sauce company’s new factory, which may be forced to leave its present home in Irwindale, California for creating a public nuisance and causing some local residents to have inflamed asthma and burned eyes. Why are Texas cities eager to take those issues on?
When the City of Marshall wanted to pump millions of gallons of water out of Caddo Lake and sell them to the highest bidder, the state said, “Sure.” Residents of Karnack, Uncertain, and other tiny northeast Texas towns said, “Hell, no.” Guess who prevailed (for now)?
And you’re going to need it, eventually, since Texas’ most precious natural resource is being depleted at an alarming rate. His plan is to pump vast amounts from his land in the Panhandle and pipe it to parched cities like El Paso and San Antonio—for a hefty price, of course. But other powerful interests have the same idea. Let the battle begin.