No-bid recycling contract could get held up
Houston Chronicle: There’s a 20-year no-bid contract fro Houston’s recycling program on today’s City Council agenda. Environmentalists and Council Members are questioning the wisdom of the contract and pushing for an open, competitive bidding process.
Lovell: Nuclear energy? No, it’s a bad deal for Austin
Austin American-Statesman Op-Ed: Instead of nuclear power, the task force recommended keeping bills low using energy efficiency, renewables, and gas while ramping down our share of the Fayette coal plant.
SMU professor Al Armendariz named EPA region administrator
Dallas Morning News: Texas environmentalists lobbied in support of Armendariz, arguing that the region needed an environmental advocate with strong scientific credentials.
Appointee for a Day
Mineral Wells Index: As a representative of the general public, McQuaid was called upon to resign from the council because of his conflict of interest with his wife being in the waste industry.