Meter Reading: Texas’ Most Congested Roads, the Possibility of Energy Independence, and More
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Vehicles jam the highway in Houston, Texas, on September 22 2005, as people from south Texas evacuate in advance of Hurricane Rita.
Texas Releases List of State’s Most Congested Roads – ”This is the fourth year the Texas Department of Transportation has released the list, but it’s the first time a strip of highway just north of downtown Fort Worth claimed the top spot.” — Texas Tribune
Obama: Climate change is not a hoax – “More droughts and floods and wildfires are not a joke. They’re a threat to our children’s future. And in this election, you can do something about it,” Obama said to loud applause near the beginning of his speech in Charlotte, N.C. — The Hill
Editorial: Yes, energy independence is possible – “It’s important to remember that no energy choice is perfect. All involve tradeoffs.” — Scott Tinker for CNN