505 E. Huntland Dr.,
Austin, Texas 78752
The Ike Dike could cost $57 billion over a 20-year period due to inflation and rising costs. That puts a much bigger burden on five coastal counties to raise the nearly $20 billion needed for local cost share, notes our policy specialist @DanielleGoshen.
"To strike oil in America, you need water. Plenty of it."
A fascinating deep dive into how water supplies in Texas are threatened by "monster fracks" that pump aquifers and other vulnerable sources:
A very serious and costly reminder of the importance of maintaining freshwater inflows. They are not just for the health of bay and estuary ecosystems — but for the proper functioning of drinking water systems as well.
"A Rio Grande photo expedition shows the beauty and perils along 470 miles of New Mexico’s prize waterway."