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The Stories Behind Texas Lighthouses

Posted on · When you think of scenic lighthouses, Texas isn’t always the first place to come to mind. However, the Lone Star State — and its miles of coastline — is home to many lighthouses and light beacons. Richard S. Hall researched many of the lighthouses in Texas and tells their history in his book, “Lighthouses, Lightships […]

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EPA Emissions Plan, Better Work Spaces & Texas Lighthouses: Houston Matters for Wed., June 4, 2014

Posted on · The Obama Administration this week announced new mandates for cutting carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel power plants and said that plants in Texas must cut their carbon emissions by 39 percent by 2030. Today on Houston Matters, we learn about the proposal from the EPA and what it would take for Texas to meet that […]