$3.5 million in flood protection grants approved by the TWDB

Today, the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) authorized $3.5 million in flood protection grants from the Disaster Contingency Fund for 17 projects around the state. The grants will be used to finance flood early warning systems, flood response strategies, and flood protection planning. “The severity of flood damage and resulting loss of life across Texas […]

Survey finds U.S., Brazilian consumers more likely to buy antibiotic-free beef

Newly released survey results comparing consumer attitudes in the two largest beef-producing countries – the U.S. and Brazil – have revealed several important trends in purchasing preferences that are influenced by how beef animals are raised and fed. Cargill’s “Feed for Thought” survey of more than 2,000 people in the U.S. and Brazil found that […]

Environmental Groups Hamper Endangered Species Conservation

Today, the Center for Biological Diversity along with other radical environmental groups threatened to sue the Department of Interior and Fish and Wildlife Service to force action on 417 proposed listings under the Endangered Species Act, all stemming from a massive lawsuit settlement brokered behind closed doors and without stakeholders at the table. Ethan Lane, […]