Vol 2, Issue 16

A view of the Red River looking east, north of Bonham, Texas. Texas is to the right, and Oklahoma is on the left. The border between the two states runs along the south (right) bank of the river.
A view of the Red River looking east, north of Bonham, Texas. Texas is to the right, and Oklahoma is on the left. The border between the two states runs along the south (right) bank of the river.

Congress Holds Hearing on Red River Land Fight

UPDATED: Lawmakers at a congressional hearing Tuesday considered legislation that seeks to clear up confusion over whether Texans who live along the Red River own their property — or whether the federal government does.

Pump systems for the Freer Water Control and Improvement District's arsenic removal system facility in Freer, Texas.
Pump systems for the Freer Water Control and Improvement District's arsenic removal system facility in Freer, Texas.

Drinking Water Systems Draw Federal Concerns

Several public drinking water systems in Texas have quality issues that have not been adequately addressed, the Environmental Protection Agency told the state in recent correspondence obtained by the Tribune. 

Jim Blackburn is an environmental lawyer and Professor in the Practice of Environmental Law in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Rice University.
Jim Blackburn is an environmental lawyer and Professor in the Practice of Environmental Law in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Rice University.

The Q&A: Jim Blackburn

In this week's Q&A, we interview Jim Blackburn, an environmental lawyer with Blackburn Carter PC.

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