Wetlands Policy

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Greg Abbott Threatens to Sue EPA...Again

    The past several years of Greg Abbott's political career have been one long, drawn-out pissing match with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. For an avowed tort-reformer, our Attorney General-turned GOP candidate for governor sure loves a good lawsuit when the feds are in the crosshairs, famou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Dentist Fined $65,000 For Violating Clean Water Act, But It's Not What You Think

    A Galveston dentist has been fined $65,000 for violating the Clean Water Act.What, he didn't have his patients rinse-and-spit up to gummint standards? Is this more of that damn paperwork and regulations that is all but choking the entrepreneurial spirits of dentists all across America?Well, no. Inst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    Harris County Leads the Nation in Polluting Facilities. So We’ve Got That Going for Us.

    A report released earlier this week lists Harris County as one of the top ten water polluters in the nation. It also reveals a dirty secret about our beloved city. The report – Troubled Waters – comes out just before the 35th anniversary of the federal Clean Water Act, which aimed to make all ... More >>

  • News

    January 13, 2005

    Draining the Swamp

    A scorched-earth management philosophy is sucking the life out of our region's wetlands

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Bird-Watching

    Barker Reservoir, Highway 6 at Briar Forest

  • News

    December 5, 1996

    In The Rough

    In its quest for a Municipal golf course, Lake jackson learned a valuable lesson: Never buy land without checking it out first. Unfortunately, the lesson came six years too late.