Ari Natter, Bloomberg Published 3:44 pm CDT, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 A flare burns on FM 81 near Karnes City, Texas. A flare burns on FM 81 near Karnes City, Texas. Photo: Kin Man Hui, Staff / San Antonio Express-News Photo: Kin Man Hui, Staff / San Antonio Express-News Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 A flare burns on FM 81 near Karnes City, Texas. A flare burns on FM 81 near Karnes City, Texas. Photo: Kin Man Hui, Staff / San Antonio Express-News Trump relaxes Obama curbs on glaring gas from wells on U.S. land 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The Trump administration finalized a rollback of Obama-era limits on methane that is leaked, vented or flared from oil and gas wells on federal lands, part of a one-two punch … [Read more...] about Trump relaxes Obama curbs on glaring gas from wells on U.S. land
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By Susan Slusser Published 11:36 am PDT, Monday, September 17, 2018 The A’s have a new Triple-A affiliate that’s 1,500 miles closer than their last one and has a brand-new stadium, to boot. The Nashville Sounds parted ways with Oakland recently after four years with the organization, but the A’s came out ahead, landing the biggest get in the Pacific Coast League re-shuffle for next year. Las Vegas will open a new park in Summerlin, Nev., next year. “It is an incredibly exciting time to partner with the Las Vegas 51s,” A’s vice present of baseball operations Billy Beane said in a release. “Their ownership group is committed to providing a first-class environment for our players, which includes the grand opening of the Las Vegas Ballpark for the inaugural season of our affiliation. We’re looking forward to working closely with Don Logan and his staff as we both work towards putting a championship club on the field.” … [Read more...] about A’s land Las Vegas as new Triple-A affiliate
By Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle Updated 11:00 am, Sunday, April 22, 2018 A pair of land transactions in opposite corners of Texas promise to expand the amount of public lands and public hunting, along with fishing and other outdoor recreation opportunities in the state. The transactions will protect almost 20 square miles of some of the most critically imperiled wildlife and fisheries habitat in Southeast Texas and add 25 square miles of Rio Grande-bordering Trans-Pecos landscape to the state’s largest wildlife management area. Earlier this month, The Conservation Fund transferred an 8,169-acre parcel of the 12,376-acre Sabine Ranch in Jefferson County to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The almost 13-square-mile tract, holding critically imperiled coastal prairie and wetlands and a portion of the largest remaining intact freshwater marsh in the state, becomes part of the adjacent 59.000-acre McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge. At its May 24 public meeting in … [Read more...] about Major additions in the works for Texas’ public lands
ROANOKE, Va. — Roanoke County police have filed criminal charges against a mother and daughter holed up in trees to block a natural gas pipeline from crossing their family land. But the women remained beyond the reach of the law Thursday from their perches.Theresa Ellen Terry — a blunt-talking 61-year-old who goes by the nickname Red — was charged with trespassing, obstruction of justice and interfering with the property rights of the Mountain Valley Pipeline.Similar charges were brought against her daughter, Theresa Minor Terry, 30, as a standoff that has captured statewide attention neared the end of its third week.“They’re not taking my property without a fight,” Theresa “Red” Terry said by telephone Thursday from her tree stand in the woods off Poor Mountain Road.After obtaining the charges from a magistrate on Wednesday, Roanoke County police made no effort to arrest the two women, holding out hope they will come down on their … [Read more...] about A mother and daughter are holed up in trees to block a natural gas pipeline from crossing their Virginia land. Facing charges, they refuse to come down.
The Cargill Salt Ponds are seen from this drone view in Newark, Calif., on Monday, April 9, 2018. The ponds are proposed to be restored to wetlands for fish and wildlife with funding from Measure AA, approved by voters in 2016. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group) Mavi Em, left, takes selfie while his friend John M tries to fix his umbrella at Alviso Marina County Park in Alviso, Calif. on Friday, April 6, 2018. (Randy Vazquez/ Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds A great egret hunts for fish at the Eden Landing Ecological Reserve on Monday, May 2, 2016, in Hayward, Calif. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group) (Photo: Cris Benton) Former Cargill Salt ponds off Eden Landing near Hayward are proposed to be restored to wetlands for fish and wildlife with funding from Measure AA, approved by voters in 2016. Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group Archives A red fox runs across a dry pond at the Eden Landing Ecological Reserve on Monday, May 2, 2016, in … [Read more...] about S.F. Bay restoration: The money we voted for is ready to be spent