The Austin American-Statesman reports that Jerry Patterson is considering building a desalination plant on GLO land in central Texas.
July 10, 2012 | by Sonia Smith
Remember the 2012 Water Plan? Now it's being discussed in legislature. We'll bring you up to speed.
February 11, 2013 | by Madelyn Herzog | Environment
Aside from weather, water is probably the most-discussed topic in the state. For generations, Texans have worried about where it will come from and how much it will cost to pump it into our taps. As our population increases, the state grows thirstier for this limited resource.
As last year’s historic drought reminded us, Texas has always lived life by the drop, just a few dry years away from a serious crisis. With our population expected to nearly double over the next fifty years, this situation is about to become more, not less, challenging. This month we look at the past, present, and future of water and drought in Texas and explore the solutions that give us hope.
July 1, 2012 | by Jake Silverstein | Editor's Letter
Former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Tom Stehn didn’t want to get involved in a lawsuit against the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. But when a U.S. marshal showed up in his driveway, he realized he had one more chance to help out his beloved, endangered whooping cranes.
August 1, 2012 | by Michael Berryhill | Letter from Aransas Pass