Tag Archives: Texas

After Harvey, Texans Will Think Differently About Hurricane Risks

Many people may have stayed put during Hurricane Harvey because no storm that big had struck Texas since 1961. But like New Orleans after Katrina, Texas is likely to be much better prepared next time.

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Oil Jobs Lost: Texas Likely to See Massive Layoffs Soon

Oil and gas companies have laid off more than 250,000 workers around the world, a tally that will rise if oil prices remain in the dumps.

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U.S. Oil Glut an EIA Invention?

In the latest weekly production data from the EIA (US Energy Information Administration), on the back of recent March revisions, the U.S. managed to post a 76,000 barrel per day increase in the lower 48. Production from Alaska fell by 61,000 barrels per day, putting overall U.S. output 15,000 barrels per day higher for the week ending June 12 compared to the …

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Lawsuit’s Dismissal to Impact DHS Immigration Policies

The recent 5th Circuit Court decision in a case that challenged the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has important, positive implications for the government’s defense of the pending challenges to the Obama administration’s 2014 immigration policies.

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Top 12 Media Myths On Oil Prices

One expert tries to remove 12 misconceptions about oil and gas industry which, he says, is not a black hole. There's no mystery wrapped in an enigma here.

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Efforts to Weaken Renewable Energy Schedules in the States

On the heels of coordinated campaigns across the country to roll back state-level renewable energy standards, many states are already facing similar efforts in the early months of 2015.

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Central America’s Other Refugees

Refugees come from as far away as East Africa to try their luck at crossing the Rio Grande.

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What West Africa Can Teach the U.S. About Ebola

Nigeria and Senegal have declared victory on Ebola even as healthcare workers in Texas contract it. Texas is not West Africa. But every once in a while, the West African example is worth following.

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