Meter Reading: Texas Ranchers Still Struggling, High Gas Prices Won’t Last, and More
Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images
A herd of longhorn cattle stand as wildfire rages near on September 1, 2011 in Graford, Texas.
No stampede back for cattle ranchers – “Staggered by drought last year, the Texas cattle industry remains woozy and somewhat smaller this year despite a boost from storms that peppered the state.” – San Antonio Express-News
Record Labor Day gas prices won’t last – “Gas prices are higher than they’ve been going into any other Labor Day weekend on record, but experts predict some relief at the pump is coming fairly soon.” – CNN Money
Tony Hayward, Former BP Chief, Returns to Oil – “IF there’s a public villain of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill — one person who, rightly or not, will be remembered for the deadly blowout, the black slick and all that followed — it’s probably Tony Hayward.” – New York Times