Showing posts with label Texas. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Texas. Show all posts

Thursday, September 23, 2021

US halting use of horses in Texas border town after pictures stir outcry

horses in Texas border town

The US will no longer use horses to patrols the border town of Del Rio in the state of Texas amid a mass influx of predominantly Haitian refugees, the White House announced Thursday.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Anti-Fracking Group Slams EPA For Allowing Toxic Chemicals To Be Used In Drilling - UrduPoint

Anti-Fracking Group Slams EPA For Allowing Toxic Chemicals To Be Used In Drilling

The Better Path Coalition is disturbed about a new watchdog report that found the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) allowed oil and gas companies to use toxic chemicals during the fracking process, group co-founder Karen Feridun told Sputnik.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Power grid in U.S. Texas minutes away from catastrophic failure during winter storm: ERCOT - Global Times

Power grid in U.S. Texas minutes away from catastrophic failure during winter storm

The U.S. state of Texas was dangerously close to a long-term outage during last week's severe winter storm, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) said Wednesday.

Saturday, September 02, 2017

Trump Administration Asks Congress for $7.85Bln in Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds

Hurricane Harvey
"At this time, the Administration requests an appropriation of $7.85 billion in Federal resources for response and initial recovery efforts related to Hurricane Harvey," the letter addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan read.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Au moins 18 morts à cause de l'ouragan Harvey, plus de 13 000 personnes secourues

l'ouragan Harvey
L'ouragan Harvey a causé la mort d'au moins 18 personnes dans l'Etat du Texas, annoncent les médias américains mercredi. Rien que dans la ville d'Houston, plus de 13.000 citoyens ont été évacués. Le nombre exact de personnes décédées reste indéterminé. Selon l'agence AP, au moins 18 personnes ont perdu la vie.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas as category 4

Hurricane Harvey
A powerful storm has made landfall in Texas as a Category 4 hurricane in what officials have warned could be a "major disaster" for the US state and surrounding areas.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Heavy storms hit southern US state, killing 6

Heavy storms have swept the southern part of the United States, killing 6 people and forcing the evacuation of thousands of others.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Heavy storms hit parts of Texas, triggering emergency responses

Severe storms Thursday lashed parts of southeast Texas, including north of Houston, flooding roads, damaging homes and closing schools.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Severe storms rage through southern US states

Severe storms on Monday evening raged through the southern U.S. states of Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi, bringing hail and severe winds that damaged vehicles, homes and triggered power outage.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

More than 30 earthquakes hit Texas towns after start of fracking

Fracking, a process of injecting large quantities of a chemical cocktail into the earth to tap subterranean natural gas reserves, has long been associated with seismic activity, and researchers last year linked drill sites to a series of quakes in parts of Ohio. Some Azle-area residents now say there’s no doubt that recent tremors across town have been brought on by similar operations in the Lone Star State, and on Tuesday they assembled before the Texas Railroad Commission to demand they action.
More than a hundred of residents appeared the comission that regulates mineral energy production in the state of Texas
“No disrespect, but this isn’t rocket science here,” Reno Mayor Lynda Stokes testified during the hearing. “Common sense tells you the wells are playing a big role in all this.”

EL News