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Environmental Issues

Whata trash or is that lazy customers… Whataburger needs to listen up!!!!

The family owned fast food and fast trash delivery system know as Whataburger has refused to return phone calls to find out what the problem is with their waste bins, customer service, or anything to do with how so much of their food service trash ends up in our rivers and lakes. It is time … Continue reading »

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Stop the trash before…

Do you ever see the dump trucks come along to collect trash in commercial dumpsters? The forks reach out and lift it high into the air above the truck and transfer the trash inside to the cargo hold? Well do you also see stuff flying out of the dumpster and not land inside? I do … Continue reading »

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It is time to start a Shame Campaign?

It is time to start a Shame Campaign?  Yes, you know the kind. We need to get the  distribution of single use styrofoam/polystyrene food container stopped. They litter the US from coast to coast. Organizations such as Keep America Beautiful didn’t even seriously look at our waterways until a few years ago. I tried repeatedly … Continue reading »

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Oil Spill on Tributary to Caddo Lake

While 1st reports that it was contained and would not make it to the lake itself, reports are telling a different story. http://www.tarsandsblockade.org/caddolake/   http://www.ktbs.com/story/26822583/major-oil-spill-displaces-caddo-parish-families-officials-rush-to-decontaminate-a-4-mile-area   http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/nov/1/oil-spill-cleanup-continues-in-caddo-parish/  

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New Facebook Page…

https://www.facebook.com/BanStyrofoamDallasTX?ref=hl   Starting a campaign here is Dallas to remove a large contributing factor to the trash pile. Let’s make this happen.

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Water, Olney Texas… Drought is persistent in Texas

Site around water intake cleared out to allow continued pumping for Olney, Texas Duration: 11-27-2013 – unknown Affected Areas Young County; Olney Description The area around the water intake in Lake Cooper was dug out and deepened to allow Olney, Texas to continue to withdraw water from Lake Cooper, which held 24 percent of its … Continue reading »

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Be careful who you call friend ; (

In a recent piece of news two men participated in damage to a rock formation in a Utah State Park. http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/10/21/239281176/boy-scouts-eject-leaders-who-toppled-ancient-rock   So two men who are part of the BSA do something stupid. Did they both have the idea together?  Did either of these men have any idea what this action would be seen as? … Continue reading »

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BP Short Changing Indians for Gas Royalties

http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/bp-pay-205-million-settle-us-natural-gas-case Who else are they not paying?

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Webinars on the Environment

http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/lessons-learned-from-natural-stream-restoration-enhancement

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Why you should respect the power of water!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mKC3eID074 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYUpkPTcqPY   Just a few of the videos that are out there to watch that show there is a reason that weather radios should be a part of your first aid kit/ preparedness kit.   Eric

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