Meter Reading: Frackers Race Against Farmers for Water, Hidden Farms Cultivate Invasives, and More
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A new route has been proposed for the Keystone XL pipeline.
Struggle for Water in Colorado With Rise in Fracking – ” A new race for water is rippling through the drought-scorched heartland, pitting farmers against oil and gas interests.” – New York Times
Obama, EPA actions make cap-and-trade more likely – “Court victories have created momentum that might make industry-specific cap-and-trade plans more palatable than the prospect of facing new regulations.” — The Hill
In a Hidden Texas Farming Village, an Invasive Cambodian Bumper Crop – “”Little Cambodia,” villagers call this place. But looming behind the rusting shacks is something you wouldn’t find anywhere in Cambodia: dozens and dozens of greenhouses.” – Dallas Observer
Keystone route tweaked – “The new map for routing the pipeline through the state avoids the Sand Hills region and other areas with sandy, erodible soils refines an existing alternative route.” – San Antonio Express-News