Tag Archive: water

Mar 23

Know your water rights

Do you know your rights to the water on and/or under your land?  Do you know what you can and can’t do with that water?  The Oil Belt Farm and Ranch Club and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service invite you to come learn what the Water Rights and Regulation are in Texas. At our monthly …

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Feb 01

Coal’s trail of pollution

   As a West Virginian, I have one question for you — is coal pollution in your water, too? The answer might surprise you.    Here in West Virginia, thousands continue to wonder whether their water is safe after a recent coal chemical spill just upstream from the state’s largest drinking water intake. Over a …

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Aug 09

West Nile in Longview area

Longview Environmental Health officials are encouraging residents to exercise precaution following a report of the first positive case of West Nile in Longview in 2013. In response, the city will conduct mosquito spraying during early morning hours in the area surrounding the 300 block of Erskine Drive. In addition, city staff are distributing informational placards …

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Jun 26

Figs: A Texas heritage

Lately, I have received a few calls about fig trees and caring for them so I thought I would pass along a little information on the topic that I was able to gain along the way. Figs are one of the oldest cultivated fruit crops. Indications are they were first cultivated about 11,000 years ago. …

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Jun 12

Triumph through tragedy

advance payday A fierce tornado destroyed his home. Finally, when the rains stopped and floods subsided, he returned to look at the damage. All had been destroyed. His home was gone. His belongings had been washed away. There was little more than the foundation and piles of rubble. But as he stood at the site, …

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Jun 11

Beat the heat, boredom by learning to swim

As school is wrapping up and summer is kicking off, many parents are looking for ways to occupy their kids this summer. PARD Learn to Swim classes are a fabulous way to beat the heat and have a great time doing it! personal loans with bad credit We teach classes for anyone ages 6 months …

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May 31

Landmark water legislation:House Bill 4 helps lay foundation for meeting Texas’ water needs

Gov. Rick Perry today ceremonially signed House Bill 4, which lays the foundation for meeting Texas’ water future water needs. HB 4 provides for active, full-time governance at the Texas Water Development Board; creates a new funding mechanism to support water-supply project implementation over the next 50 years; and directs local, regional and state officials …

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May 01

SB 1327: Toll road construction project and public utilities

East Texas Review Dear Editor: I sincerely hope the Legislature will enact SB 1327. This bill deals with toll road construction projects and public utilities, which operate in the right-of-way. Currently, any cost of moving public utilities is shared between the utility (and thus its customers) and the toll road project. If SB 1327 is …

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