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Full Show: Proposed Rules For Houston Floodplains, And Texas After The Confederacy (Feb. 15, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We discuss proposed new regulations for construction within Houston's floodplains. We learn about the plight of African Americans in the South after the dissolution of the Confederacy. We visit the massive Girl Scout Cookie drop. And we find people playing hockey in Greater Houston.

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Is Texas Doing Enough to Prevent Floods?

Posted on · Eight dead in Houston, millions of dollars in damages — by now we all know how the Memorial Day rains affected the region, and while we can’t stop the rain, some argue we could do more to mitigate the results. Kriston Capps is a staff writer for CityLab, a division of The Atlantic. In a […]

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Floodplain Management, The Full Menu, and Hershey Felder: Wednesday’s Show (June 3, 2015)

Posted on · Eight dead in Houston, millions of dollars in damages — by now we all know how the Memorial Day rains affected the region, and while we can’t stop the rain, some argue we could do more to mitigate the results. Kriston Capps is a staff writer for CityLab, a division of The Atlantic. In a […]