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Texas parks department lied about Balmorhea springs?

Balmorhea

FuelFix reported today that Texas state park officials did not actually conduct any research that analyzes impacts of oil drilling in West Texas’s Balmorhea State Park. With the controversy over drilling on federal lands one of the past year’s most debated oil and gas topics, it seems like a risky oversight on the part of park officials. Three weeks ago, ...

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Rules to fight zebra mussels go statewide

By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Caty Hirst | The Fort Worth Star-Telegram In an effort to slow the spread of zebra mussels, the destructive invasive species slowly infiltrating Texas lakes, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission on Thursday approved statewide rules about draining boats before moving them to another lake. “The hope is that we could prevent the spread, but the reality is it is ...

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