Meter Reading: Texas Continues Record Heat Streak, Urban Farming on the Rise, and More
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Urban agriculture movement is growing like a Texas turnip – “The urban agriculture movement has been growing across the country for a variety of reasons, and San Antonio, where lush vegetable gardens have dotted the landscape for decades, is claiming more and more converts.” – San Antonio Express-News
Who should pay when drilling stops? – “Oil companies drilling in the Gulf of Mexico thought they had identified everything that might go wrong, even “acts of God,” such as hurricanes and other natural disasters. They didn’t anticipate an act of government.” — Fuel Fix
Record heat marches on: Texas and contiguous US had warmest spring on record – “Much of Texas has been getting something of a break from the history-making, headline-grabbing drought of 2011 in recent months, but the state’s excessive heat marches on.” — Texas Climate News