Texan Reigns Over The Land - 8th-Grader Wins 2019 National Geographic BeeSame song, different verse for a young Texan. Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, took home top honors in the annual National Geographic GeoBee.
Environmental Report Says Texas Oil Boom Increasing Air Pollution LevelsThe death of a 16-year-old boy has heightened scrutiny of the U.S. government's ability to adequately care for the surge in migrant families and children crossing the border.
Endangered Turtle Washes Ashore With Beach Chair Wrapped Around Its NeckWildlife conservationists in Alabama are expressing outrage after the body of an endangered type of sea turtle washed ashore with a beach chair wrapped around its neck.
Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Houston-Galveston Area Council 1-17-16Laura Reynolds is joined by Alan Clark (Director of Transportation Planning) from the Houston-Galveston Area Council to talk about some strategies to reduce the city’s pollution, and discuss the Transportation Fair coming up on January 20th at Memorial City Mall.
Houston-Galveston Area Council 1-10-16Laura Reynolds talks with Veronica Baxter-Lamb (Transportation Program Coordinator) from the Houston-Galveston Area Council about the city’s infrastructure and pollution issues. They also get into the council’s “Share a Ride” campaign.
Houston-Galveston Area Council 9-6-15SportsRadio 610’s Laura Reynolds visits with Veronica Baxter-Lamb the Transportation Program Coordinator at the Houston-Galveston Area Council. Veronica assists with strategy, operations and management of public outreach programs. She coordinates a team of six professionals dedicated to inform stakeholder groups and the public at large about transportation issues affecting Houston metro's eight county regions. Houston Galveston Area Council, also called H-GAC, is a regional organization through which local governments work together to solve area-wide problems, among them air quality and traffic congestion. Visit mysolutionis.com to learn more.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.