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Full Show: The Future For Contaminated Areas of Houston, And METRO Wants To Hear Your Ideas (July 25, 2017)

Posted on · A coalition of local advocacy groups question the future of some of the most polluted areas in Houston, and Houston METRO launches a series of town hall-style meetings, plus we discuss why we have a tendency to question social science research.

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The Pros and Cons of Arctic Oil Drilling

Posted on · The Arctic Ocean might seem a long long way from Houston. And, well, it is. So why should we be concerned with something happening way up there (other than, of course, climate change)? Well, drilling for oil in the Arctic could have direct and indirect effects on the city’s many oil and gas companies — […]

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Houston is Home to Some of the World’s Largest Law Firms

Posted on · Houston is home to many legal firms that cover everything from criminal law, to the oil and gas industry. It’s also home to some of the largest law firms not just in the country — but in the world. Whether you come in contact with these firms or not, the work they do affects your […]