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Environmental Regulators Rejected NASA’s Offer To Monitor Air Pollution After Harvey

Posted on · An investigative story by the LA Times reports the space agency offered to deploy a sophisticated airplane to monitor pollution levels over the area the hurricane impacted. The TCEQ says the data it would have collected wouldn't have been useful because it wouldn't have been gathered at ground level.

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Full Show: Spotting Pollution After Harvey, And Houston’s Best Pizza (March 6, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Why a state official rejected NASA's offer to fly a pollution-detecting plane over Houston after Harvey. Our weekly political roundup. The best places for pizza in town. And filmmaker Patrick Wang discusses his feature film, A Bread Factory.

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Full Show: The Supreme Court And Abortion Rights, And The Tamarie Cooper Show (July 6, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We discuss how Scott Pruitt's resignation from the EPA might affect Houston. Then, we explore how a new Supreme Court justice might affect abortion law. Our non-experts weigh The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And actor Tamarie Cooper talks about 21 years of hosting her annual, full-scale musical comedy show.