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B-17 Flying Fortress a Story of Survival | Manage Texas Wildlife and Save on Land Taxes!

B-17 Flying Fortress a Story of Survival | Manage Texas Wildlife and Save on Land Taxes! | All Things Texas | Scoop.it

Had nothing to do with wildlife BUT everything to do with a crew of heros!

 

Enjoy a good uplifting story from yesteryear. A story of survival and a plane built in the good ole' US of A! 

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OUTRAGEOUS: Disabled veteran evicted from foreclosed home, all his stuff dumped in front yard

OUTRAGEOUS: Disabled veteran evicted from foreclosed home, all his stuff dumped in front yard | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
SAN ANTONIO, Texas KSATCNN -- Neighbors are coming to the aid of a wounded warrior who was left home
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What a shame  --- give this American Wounded Warrior a break!

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Breathing versus Texas Oil and Gas Profits | Ranches PLUS Realty

Breathing  versus Texas Oil and Gas Profits | Ranches PLUS Realty | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
Op ed by Gregg Collum BREATHING OR PROFITING at the EXPENSE of Texas Polluted Air? I am NOT a person that enviesTexas landowners making money from the Eagle Ford oil and gas shale play. I maybe a recipient of some of the oil and gas profits real soon! As I look out my windows on a clear day in Karnes county  and see less than a quarter mile out a brownish air or haze. When I moved out here 7 years ago CLEAR skies prevailed! Reminds me of the time I went TDY to Riverside California (military jargon) and had the opportunity to get a cab with two brothers in their 70s - each smoking a cigar. I recall as a young man in my twenties aying to these brothers that smoking those stokies will kill ya. The two brothers almost in unison stated you see that brown haze in the mountains? IF that has gotten us, nothing will! That being said by two morticians! Many landowners in the Eagle Ford Oil and Gas play are enjoying HUGE profits from land leases and revenues generated by producing wells! I ap
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Fracking Boom Spews Toxic Air Emissions on Texas Residents | Ranches PLUS Realty

Fracking Boom Spews Toxic Air Emissions on Texas Residents | Ranches PLUS Realty | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
Eight-month investigation reveals that the Texas State Legislature is more intent on protecting the industry than protecting residents' health.
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Feds to Control Your Water

Feds to Control Your Water | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
Imagine buying a piece of land only to discover that the FEDS actually control your water!  Yes that's right sports fans the EPA could control  intermittent seasonal streams, isolated wetlands, dit...
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EAGLE FORD SHALE: Rising ozone levels point to tangled web of Texas permitting -- Wednesday, January 15, 2014 -- www.eenews.net

EAGLE FORD SHALE: Rising ozone levels point to tangled web of Texas permitting -- Wednesday, January 15, 2014 -- www.eenews.net | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
KARNES CITY, Texas -- For four months, Jeanne Shepherd took notes daily on the sounds and smells coming from a natural gas compressor station near her home here.
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Instead of flaring natural gas, why not try this? - Dallas Business Journal

Instead of flaring natural gas, why not try this? - Dallas Business Journal | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
Instead of flaring natural gas, why not try this?
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A great idea presented in this article

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FBI investigates death threats in Texas ahead of rhino hunt auction

DALLAS - The FBI is investigating death threats made against members of the Dallas hunting club that intends to auction off a rare permit to kill an endangered black rhino, an FBI spokeswoman said Wednesday.
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Kingsville A&M launches Eagle Ford program - San Antonio Express

Kingsville A&M launches Eagle Ford program - San Antonio Express | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
Kingsville A&M launches Eagle Ford program San Antonio Express The idea is to promote sustainability in what rapidly has become one of the country's major oil fields, looking at everything from the process of producing oil and gas to figuring out...
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NSA's top secret hacking unit 'TAO' in Texas targets companies from Facebook, to YouTube, Twitter, according to new leaks

NSA's top secret hacking unit 'TAO' in Texas targets companies from Facebook, to YouTube, Twitter, according to new leaks | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
The National Security Agency's "TAO" hacking unit in San Antonio, Texas has become the intelligence agency's top operative unit, according to a report by the German publication Der Spiegel, citing ...

Via THE *OFFICIAL ANDREASCY*
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TAO located in San Antonio Texas --is spying on social media companies. 

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V.A. Policy Blocks Vets From Getting Texas Students' Christmas ...

V.A. Policy Blocks Vets From Getting Texas Students' Christmas ... | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
Students at a private elementary school in North Texas made Christmas cards for injured veterans at a local V.A. hospital. When the cards were sent, a V.A. official told the teacher who collected the cards that nothing with ...
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Eagle Ford Shale turns water into gold as need outstrips supply

Eagle Ford Shale turns water into gold as need outstrips supply | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
In the heart of South Texas, where the muted grayish green of live oak and the slender leaves of the thorny mesquite dominate a landscape burdened by drought, hydraulic fracturing used more than 14 billion gallons of water last year.
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The only downside of fracking wells is the massive consumption of water.

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Wildlife Recreation | Manage Texas Wildlife and Save on Land Taxes!

Wildlife Recreation | Manage Texas Wildlife and Save on Land Taxes! | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
Why even concern yourself with wildlife recreation related recreation? If you are a Texas landowner, then this may help you think of ways to monetize your land
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Galveston Bay Spill Presents Grave Risks, by Neena Satija

Galveston Bay Spill Presents Grave Risks, by Neena Satija | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
With no end in sight to containing a spill that may have dumped 150,000 gallons of fuel oil into Galveston Bay on Saturday, the hit to Texas’ economy and environment is already huge — and sure to grow.
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Citgo ordered to pay $2 million for environmental violations in Texas

Citgo ordered to pay $2 million for environmental violations in Texas | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday ordered Citgo Petroleum Corp to pay more than $2 million for violations of U.S. environmental laws over toxic emissions at the company's refinery in Corpus
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What will it take to fine and hold o/g companies accountable for the toxins they spew into the air that negatively impacts the health of humans?

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Interior Releases First National Interactive Map of Onshore Wind Turbines

Interior Releases First National Interactive Map of Onshore Wind Turbines | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, D.C.— As part of the President’s Climate Action Plan to move the economy toward clean energy sources, reduce carbon pollution and create jobs, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Anne Castle today joined the U.S. Geological Survey to release the first publicly available
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Texas Landowners Score a Win Against The Feds

Texas Landowners Score a Win Against The Feds | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
Texas ranchers that sell exotic species hunts as a means to generate income scored a victory against U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Of course to have a sustainable hunting operation you must have an active breeding program in place.
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Add new comment | Highbrow Magazine

Add new comment | Highbrow Magazine | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
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"No one says the American dream has to be within America's borders.”

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Gulf Coast Western to begin drilling horizontal wells in Wilson County - San Antonio Business Journal

Gulf Coast Western to begin drilling horizontal wells in Wilson County  - San Antonio Business Journal | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
Dallas-based oil and gas company Gulf Coast Western LLC says it has leased 3,500 acres in Wilson County, southeast of San Antonio. Gulf Coast will use Kaler Energy Corp. of San Antonio as operator for its Wilson County acreage.
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Energy fact of the day: As a separate oil-producing nation, Texas would now be the 9th largest oil-producer in the world

Energy fact of the day: As a separate oil-producing nation, Texas would now be the 9th largest oil-producer in the world | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
Rank Country Oil Production in September 2013 (Barrels/day) 1 Saudi Arabia 10,140,000 2 Russia 10,040,000 3 United States 7,794,000 4 China 4,107,000 5 Canada 3,679,000 6 Iran 3,200,000 7 Iraq 2,82...
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Eagle Ford Shale: Breathe at Your Own Risk

Eagle Ford Shale: Breathe at Your Own Risk | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
Fracking is in full swing in the Eagle Ford Shale region of southern Texas, home to the most productive oil field in the United States.
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I read this article and it is spot on. I am one of the people with respiratory issues and they have been exacerbated due to the poor air quality in my area.

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Texas' Matagorda Bay suffering from drought, water use - Dallas Morning News

Texas' Matagorda Bay suffering from drought, water use - Dallas Morning News | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
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Texas' Matagorda Bay suffering from drought, water use
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A matrix of shallow, placid streams covers the vast, flat marshland at the mouth of Texas' Colorado River as it empties into the Gulf of Mexico.
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Houston, TX Attorney Gene S. Hagood Announces $281 Million Verdict in Wrongful Death Case Against Trucking Company

Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 The Houston truck accident attorneys at Hagood & Neumann are proud to announce a $281 million verdict on behalf of a deceased military veteran who lost his life in a fatal truck accident in 2012 in the Eagle...
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Good for this family. I can attest to wreckless ways some eagle ford drivers take their jobs.  I've been run of the road by some of the driver idiots at least 10 times and I drive a big H2 Hummer. 

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Christmas Week Off to a Rumbling Start in North Texas

Christmas Week Off to a Rumbling Start in North Texas | All Things Texas | Scoop.it
View North Texas Earthquakes in a larger map
A map of recent earthquakes (in red) and oil and gas wastewater disposal wells outside of Fort Worth. Active disposal wells are in green; inactive wells are in yellow.
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Very interesting.

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