Thursday Apr 17
EPA grants permit for Texas gas plant, compressed air energy storage project
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on April 14 issued a final greenhouse gas prevention of significant deterioration construction permit to Apex Matagorda Energy Center LLC for a 317 MW power plant that would store air underground and then release it during peak demand periods to support the electrical grid.
The Victoria Advocate
Capital murder cases cost Victoria County
Approved memorandum of understanding between the sheriff's office in Victoria and Matagorda counties for use of Victoria County's patrol boat The county has spent $194,617 on indigent representation for the first three months of the year, an increase of $5,548 over the same three-month time period last year.
The Wichita Eagle
Drought threatens Texas rice farmers' futures
But here they sit, in their low-slung office along Texas 60, talking water, or the lack of it.