DuPont Company

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2014

    Seven Enforcement Actions, $270,000 in Fines, and 51 Violation Notices in Five Years is "Satisfactory" For TCEQ

    On Saturday morning, people living near the DuPont chemical plant in La Porte awoke to the rotten-egg smell of methyl mercaptan, the chemical used to scent natural gas so you can sniff out a leak before your house explodes. By day's end, news had surfaced that one plant worker was injured and anothe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    Texan Fans Rejoice! CBS' Dan Dierdorf To Retire At Season's End

    Rare is the Texans home game that I am not in attendance in person at Reliant Stadium. In seven seasons of covering the team, I can count on one hand how many games I've missed and had to watch on television instead, and I believe the most recent one was the Texans 43-13 win over what eventually b ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 25, 2013

    The Monsanto Menace

    The feds see no evil as a belligerent strongman seeks control of America's food supply.

  • News

    May 23, 2013

    The "Ag-Gag" War: Big Ag Declares War on Whistleblowers

    Behind the scenes of the death match between Big Ag and undercover animal-rights activists.

  • News

    October 11, 2012

    The Ten Most Corrupt Tax Loopholes

    If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will.

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    The Top Ten Most Corrupt Tax Breaks

    Did you know Apple Inc. was Irish? Did you know the mortgage interest deduction can be applied to yachts? Big million dollar yachts? Or that even though the five biggest oil companies made a collective $137 billion in revenue last year, they also got $20 billion in tax breaks? A year ago Citize ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Gene Green: He's Got Everyone Wondering What He'll Do About Latest Clean-Air Bill

    Gene Green: Which way will he go?​Health and safety advocates will be watching U.S. Congressman Gene Green closely tomorrow, when his colleagues on the House Energy & Commerce committee are expected to introduce a bill intended to reduce the use of toxic chemicals in consumer products, such as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Right-Wing Gun Nuts Ain't the Only Ones Who Can Reload

    ​ We knew it would happen, we just didn't know it would take so long. The so-called Texas music (and right-wing) lunatic fringe has finally located us and zeroed in on Lonesome, Onry and Mean. They've got their self-righteous gun-nut editorial Uzis a-blazin' like a shootout at the OK Corral over o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2008

    Cartoons Will Stop Refinery Disasters

    It turns out cartoons can be educational in the petrochemical oil patch, where telephone book-size safety reports can put a guy in a hardhat to sleep. The independent federal agency that looks into industrial chemical accidents says its computer-animated safety videos are a hot item for plant offic ... More >>

  • News

    August 28, 2003

    Running Mates

    Michael and Nandy Berry are world-class charmers. But what's really behind those two smiles?

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    Peace Signs

    Third–generation activist Luchita Rodriguez and her friends find the missing rally bus — and a fresh, family-style fight against war in Iraq

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Full Contact Paddling

    Safari tests brains, strength, endurance and the willpower to persevere when you're puking out of your boat. And pissing in it.

  • News

    August 14, 1997
  • News

    April 24, 1997