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Posts Tagged : Environment

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Effects of a devastating drought in West Texas in 2011. (Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture.)

In Texas, extreme weather is the new normal

by Mose Buchele, KUT/StateImpact Texas | Nov 06, 2012

Increasingly hot summers and new extreme weather patterns have helped activists raise awareness of climate change. But in Texas, weather that once would have been considered extreme has become commonplace.

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A view of Old Main at Texas State Univeristy. (txstate.edu)

Texas State Univ. Receives Major Gift for Water Research

Reeve Hamilton, The Texas Tribune | Aug 26, 2012

With plans Friday to rename Texas State University's River Systems Institute, the Texas State University System Board of Regents aims to recognize a Dallas-based philanthropic organization.

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National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Shale gas fuels refinery 'rebirth' on Gulf Coast

Dave Fehling, KUHF/StateImpact Texas | Jul 03, 2012

Shale gas has been the cause of an economic blessing for many Texas cities, but what are the environmental consequences?

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